About Bob Tall
Robert Tall has devoted most of his life to music. Advanced studies at the University of Utah culminated in 1967 with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Music and Psychology. During his student years, he was a frequent guest recitalist at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah. Following receipt of his degrees, he moved to Los Angeles.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Robert was appointed Principal Organist and Featured Artist at the Hollywood Bowl Easter sunrise Services, a position he held for twelve years.
Dr. Tall has been a member of the American Guild of Organists since 1984. He has held many positions, including Dean, Los Angeles Chapter, and was the Convention Coordinator for the Los Angeles AGO National Convention, July 4-9, 2004. On the national level, he recently served as Director of the Committee on National Conventions.
His interpretation of Karg-Elert’s renowned composition, The Soul of the Lake, which appears on this CD, won him commendation from the Karg-Elert Society and the opportunity to join that prestigious group of musicians.
Founded in 1986, Robert continues to serve as president of his company, Robert Tall & Associates, Inc., (RTA) one of the world’s leading distributors of classical organs and digital music systems. Based in Palm Springs, California, RTA is the Global Organ Group’s representative for the Northern California region.
Beyond music, Robert actively supports organizations and programs that care for the welfare of underprivileged children.