Robyn Blair is a Scottish horn player from Edinburgh. She studied her BMus at the Royal Academy of music from 2016 - 2020, graduating with 1:1 from a live-streamed performance during the pandemic. She is the cofounder and manager of CRUX ensemble, which have recieved full funding from KunstPAKT through HfMDK and they are putting on their first performance in Dynochrom boulder hall on July the 20th 2024. She is currently a member of the International Ensemble Modern Academy, and recently put on a recorded solo horn performance in Edinburgh of contemporary music for the horn. Robyn was an Artist-in-residence in Munich through the local artist residency programme from July to September 2022, improvising and performing music written for her by John Kenny and Etienne Rolin at the Gasteig HP8 hall. Following this, in September 2023 she was performing and recording an improvised horn concerto with Etienne Rolin in Bordeaux. During her studies in London, Robyn was a founding member of the multiple award-winning ensemble Connaught Brass, which has played in London at Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, St John's Smith Square, King’s Place, on tours in Switzerland (including at the Lucerne Festival), in France, and the Netherlands, on the radio with a live broadcast from the Concertgebouw’s Spiegelzaal. She will be returning to Lucerne this summer with the International Ensemble Modern Academy. Robyn Blair has also previously played as a London Sinfonietta artist, and orchestrally with the London Chamber Orchestra, East London Music Group, Luminaire Orchestra, and Orchestra for the Earth. In the musical theatre field, she has played My Fair Lady in Edinburgh, Southampton, and Bristol, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Edinburgh and Milton Keynes. Alongside playing, Robyn Blair has taught at the Junior Royal Academy of Music in London, presented workshops for SEN children through The Musician’s Company, and has been a guest horn coach for the National Youth French Horn Ensemble Great Britain. Outside of music, Robyn has a passion for bouldering and likes to cycle around Frankfurt on her modified dutch bicycle.