Dr. Robert Fant is a teacher, musician, and composer who brings a world perspective to his work. He is currently Professor of Horn at SWOSU, in Weatherford, OK.
He has regularly maintained a studio of private students during his performance career and strives to inspire students to reach their goals.
Previously, he has held the position of principal horn with the London Mozart Orchestra, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Guiyang Symphony, and section positions with the Philharmonie der Nationes (Berlin), Auckland Philharmonia, Verbier Orchestra, and the Symphony Orchestra of India. He has been a guest or extra with orchestras such as The Halle, BBC Philharmonic, National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing), Taiwan National Symphony, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Thuringer Symponiker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Staatstheater Hannover, Boston Pops, San Antonio Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Dallas Wind Symphony, Memphis Symphony, Portland Symphony, LSO (London), Royal Ballet, Opera North, BBC Wales, RSNO, Bavarian Orchestra, and an apprenticeship with the Vienna Philharmonic under Wolfgang Tombock. These experiences have led to collaborations with great conductors, soloists, artists, and has added to a growing admiration of how music can change the world.
His current passion is to pass his musical experiences from across the world on to SWOSU students.