Daren Robbins first came to hold brass workshops at the Amadeus Music School in 2018. He has been returning eversince, be it to assist the development of the wind department or to perform with the Amadeus Symphony Orchestra.
Daren Robbins has been on the faculty of the College of Music at Mahidol University since 2008 and a member of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra since 2009. At Mahidol, he serves as chair of the Brass and Percussion Department, as well as professor of horn, brass literature and pedagogy, and chamber music. He is an active member of the International Horn Society where he serves as Regional Coordinator for Thailand, Editor of Online Music Sales library, and has performed and presented at numerous regional and international IHS events.
Daren is the creator of hornexcerpts.org which is the most visited horn-related website on the internet, coach of Horn Pure, the award-winning horn ensemble comprised of students from his studio, and founder and host of the Thailand Brass and Percussion Conference. He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the University of North Texas, and the University of Iowa. His primary teachers include Douglas Hill, William Scharnberg, and Kristin Thelander.