ANWAR ROBINSON, MSEd. is presently living his best life with an impressive range of academic achievements, education advocacy, public service, and international vocal concert stage performances. Anwar is a summa cum laude graduate and holds a Master of Science in Education with Distinction. Anwar's scholar accomplishments also include Bachelor of Arts in Music Education & Voice at Westminster Choir College | Rider University, Advanced Educational Leadership Certificate (Hofstra University), School District Leader Certification (NYS), School Building Leader Certification (NYS), School Leadership Certificate/NYSAIS (New York State Association of Independent Schools), and there is no doubt that Anwar is humbly on a PhD trajectory. The Anwar Robinson brand of Creative Arts, education curriculum development, History of African American Music specialization, and his own powerful talent has culminated in an international award winning performing artist career, private and public school educator, front singer of a touring orchestra, Director of Performing Arts, and Global Master Class Specialist of Voice Pedagogy and Classical Piano. While the thunderous applause of Anwar's principal role of Tom Collins in the touring company of the Broadway Musical RENT is still fresh in our minds, Anwar's soaring vocal range and masterful fusion of Jazz, Soul, and Gospel will always be notably recognized for achieving a Top Finalist position on the world renowned televised competition AMERICAN IDOL. Anwar has also served as the Dean of Curriculum, overseeing Instructional Supervision of Core and Global Arts Curriculum for a renowned conservatory in New York City, as well as an independent consultant and developer of e-Learning platforms, diversity and inclusion training. Anwar conducts professional development workshops for experienced educators to provide them proven tools and resources to achieve higher students' academic performance in under-resourced communities. Anwar's advocacy for education and academic equality has been highlighted in the New York Times, Broadway Playbill, and several major television news networks in which he appeared as a guest commentator to raise awareness and funding for underserved schools. Anwar's curriculum vitae includes his tenure as Director of Programs at Education Through Music. Anwar's curriculum vitae includes his tenure as Director of Programs at Education Through Music. Anwar also was the Artistic Music Director and inspirational speaker at The United Palace of Spiritual Arts, Inc. where he fused spirituality, arts, education and produced Black History Month programs. Anwar is a former member of the Board of Directors of United Palace of Cultural Arts, Inc. Anwar served four years as an Educator and Director of Creative Arts at The IDEAL School of Manhattan, and also has an additional decade of teaching experience in the public school system. Anwar has produced youth enrichment programs for Independent and Charter Schools and forged a résumé specializing in engaging communities, parents and families by connecting his many relationships with organizations as Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Harlem School of Arts, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, National Dance Institute, ,etc. Anwar has been an inspirational speaker, musician, and guest vocalist at many renowned faith-based institutions including The Marble Collegiate Church, Abyssinian Baptist Church, and Far Rockaway Community Church of the Nazarene. In honor and continuation of Black History, Anwar is presently working with the award winning theater producer, visionary and playwright Ms. Vy Higginsen (Mama I Want To Sing) and serves as the Music Director for her latest creation "Harlem Sings Jazz," a tribute to our legends and pioneering artists of Jazz — Presented by Mama Foundation for the Arts, at Harlem’s historic Minton’s Playhouse. Anwar is humbled to pay tribute and work directly with many greats who he envisioned and looked up to during his youth, and is currently realizing the manifestation of what he calls the Intentional Universe Alignment of his journey, gifts, preparation and experiences. Anwar was once a member of a short-lived R&B group that signed with Arista Records founder and industry legend Clive Davis. Anwar then built the groundwork to transition into a successful indie solo recording artist, wrote and released the contemporary gospel song titled "CHOSEN". Anwar was casted in the workshop of E. Lynn Harris' Invisible Life The Musical alongside mentors Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson. Anwar Robinson has worked with countless Pop, R&B and Broadway artists including Patti Labelle, Carole Bayer Sager, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, Lillias White, The Clark Sisters, Kelly Price, Peggi Blu, Carrie Underwood, and more.
Anwar is managed and partnered with the international branding firm JW2 Entertainment LLC and he is a co-founder and trustee of the Williams-Robinson Music Academy currently operating in Long Island NY. Anwar is also performing with Hank Lane Orchestras. To inquire about a live performance by Anwar Robinson, please visit www.anwarrobinson.com Contact Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.