Robert Palmer (b.1945) is an American composer and educator. He earned his B.A. from Davidson College and his D.M.A. from Florida State University. He studied with John Boda and Carlisle Floyd. Dr. Palmer is former conductor of bands at Brevard High School, and now teaches music theory at Brevard College, North Carolina.
Dr. Palmer is statewide recipient of the Award of Excellence; has served as president of the NCMEA band section from 1993-95. He has composed for various media and received numerous commissions, including a NC Arts Council grant for Voices from the Psalms, an extended work for chorus and orchestra commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Raleigh Oratorio Society.
Works for Winds