Robert Winter earned a Bachelor of Music in in Guitar Performance from The Catholic University of America in 1971, and he continued at CUA with graduate studies in 1972. He also served as an adjunct Professor of Guitar at CUA from 1972 to 1975, and at Montgomery College from 1972 to 1982.
Rob has participated in classical guitar master classes with Manuel Barrueco, in jazz guitar clinics with Pat Martino, Jimmy Bruno, John Scofield, and Jim Hall, and in rock/blues/fusion clinics with Derek Trucks, Erick Johnson, Marty Friedman, Alan Holdsworth, Albert Lee, and Ralph Towner. He has studied privately with George Yeatman, Ken Navarro, Paul Wingo, and David Leisner, and has participated in gypsy jazz master classes with Stephan Wrembel and Olli Siokkeli.
Rob appeared as solo guitarist at the Johns Hopkins University Club every Friday from 1998 to 2011, and he is a part-time member of the Rock Creek Jazz International and The John Synk Band. An active freelance musician, Rob is the founder and director of The Baltimore Guitar Trio, and the leader of The Rob Winter Group.
A member of the CCBC Music Faculty since 1981, Rob teaches Applied Guitar, Applied Electric Bass, and Music Fundamentals, and he is the director of CCBC’s Electric Guitar Ensemble.