New Zealand born Robert Schmidli studied piano at the same time he was studying medicine. During his first year of Medicine at university Christchurch he won a Music Prize, then while he continued his studies in Dunedin he performed and broadcast his music nationally.
Robert has performed as a soloist with orchestras in both New Zealand and Australia after moving here in 1991. Since settling in Canberra 15 years ago he has continued to perform as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. All this, while practicing as a specialist in endocrinology and diabetes.
Dr Schmidli will give a recital in Cooma on Sunday 16 March at 3:00pm on the Snowy Monaro Arts Council piano, in the Anglican Parish Hall.
Tickets are available at The Fabric Salon in Cooma.