Bob Margolis

From Wind Repertory Project
Bob Margolis


Bob Margolis (b. 30 April 1949, Staten Island, New York City, N.Y.) is an American composer and music publisher.

He studied recorder with Bernard Krainis and pursued the study of music at Brooklyn College before transferring to the University of California at Berkeley, where he studied design. He later returned to Brooklyn College, completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in speech and television production in 1974. Margolis subsequently studied composition under William Schimmel and Robert Starer and orchestration with Arnold Rosner. He earned his Master of Arts degree from Brooklyn College in 1977.

Bob Margolis is the owner of Manhattan Beach Music in Brooklyn, New York.

Works for Winds


  • Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Bob Margolis." Accessed 11 January 2015.
  • Miles, Richard B., and Larry Blocher. (2010). Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 1. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 114.
  • Smith, Norman E. (2002). Program Notes for Band. Chicago: GIA Publications, pp. 405.