Bob Margolis (b. 30 April 1949) is a native New Yorker. 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.
Works for Winds
- Alien Visitors
- Allegro Brillante (Margolis)
- Battle Pavane, The (as arranger) (1981)
- Belle qui tiens ma vie (as arranger)
- Color (1999)
- Fanfare Ode and Festival
- Fantasia Nova
- Prelude and March (Margolis)
- Renaissance Fair, The (as arranger) (1993)
- Royal Coronation Dances
- Soldiers' Procession and Sword Dance (1999)
- Stars Asleep, The Break of Day, The
- Streets and Inroads: Fantasy for Winds and Percussion
- Terpsichore (1930)
- Two-Minute Symphony, The
- 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.