Rob M. began studying guitar at the age of nine and, in his teenage years, taught himself piano and organ. In high school and college, he studied music theory extensively. His talent emerged early and often, and his adaptability and extensive knowledge and range allowed him to play in many bands, performing in venues all over the Northeast. Rob has been a member of jazz, blues, soul, improvisational, rock and hip-hop groups. In addition to playing piano and guitar, Rob also plays bass, banjo, dobro, and harmonica.

Currently, Rob is in the band Stroamata, which has two recordings out already ( Stroamata performs in the New York area and consistently pumps out music! Outside of music and teaching, Rob enjoys movies, travel and cooking.