When Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist Rick Robinson began to
transcribe music for his
instrument, he started realizing cool ideas to connect new
listeners with orchestras. More than
just playing, arranging, composing and
CutTime is on a mission to
take classical music OFF the pedestal of the concert
hall, to refresh and share this powerful inspiration with curious music lovers
and colleagues. It's time to cut loose with the classical! See videos of his adaptive work at Detroit
News and YouTube.Now he's resigned DSO to go all the way. Read the press
release or newsletter.
his hit singles on iTunes
Listen to his 2011 NPR
interview with Guy Raz.
Robinson is a
modern-day Dvorak... [whose] compositional skills are
quite exceptional. His erudite and passionate verbal
remarks were as moving as the beautifully crafted and
him on Facebook,
Here's a bio.
See the Schedule of
Read his new
article in SYMPHONY magazine!
string band that lifts up the house.
features the lively and personal music of Kresge
Robinson along with symphonic transcriptions for
inspired variety programs. Listen here to premieres as
initially performed with principal musicians of the Detroit
Symphony Orchestra. Buy their hot singles at CD
Baby or iTunes.
Watch them play on YouTube. More about CTSFacebook
has gone national,
making a menu of CutTime music, concerts and services available to presenters,
music schools seeking deep community
Read the 2011 Detroit
Free Press article.
Read the very first
review by CVNC.
Next are June 6 and 20
noon at New Center Park, Detroit.
CutTime String Quartet plays Redford, MI June 9 2p
& Oakland Twp., MI June 14 7p. See the Schedule.
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offers famous symphonic standards to embrace
audiences with spirit and story in small venues.
virtuoso Detroit Symphony
musicians covering the magical music they enjoy in the
It then combines the musical fireworks of a virtuoso pianist or a cool jazz band with
personality for relaxed and informative variety programs.
Now CutTime is available
to inspire YOUR community with YOUR musicians!
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page Next: June 27 & July 25 noon at New Center Park,
Since 1994 CutTime Productions has earned a solid
reputation for professional music printing by
copying, arranging and publishing a variety of
adaptive classical scores
from custom editions of solo music to
full orchestral sets. CutTime Players Publishing is the
ASCAP name for the expanding catalog of arrangements,
orchestrations and compositions.
Download a current retail catalog here.
An expanded catalog comes out this June!
New Classical leaps off the stage to
serve the curious masses with beautiful music and insights, interviews and
fun in popular restaurants,
clubs and cafes around Detroit.
Discover art music where you discover
others! Hosted by Mr. CutTime, follow the chatter on Facebook
but read the revolutionary ideas on Twitter.
Here's the supercool Nov. video story
on Donna's Detroit and the Michigan
Radio Dec. interview with a desk concert.
Every Thursday June-Aug. noon-1p
at New Center Park
Next CRGR June 12 (W) 7p at Speak EZ Lounge
Next evening CRD June 25 (T) 8p at Cadieux Cafe Event details