for the Musicians' Portrait Project
Robert Cram was born in Montreal. He studied flute at the Juilliard School of Music in New York and in France. As a student he won numerous competitions, including the CBC Young Performers Competition.
He was Principal Flute with the National Arts Centre Orchestra for 23 years from its inaugural season in 1969. He has appeared as soloist with the NACO, the symphony orchestras of Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, and Winnipeg, the McGill Chamber Orchestra, the Toronto Chamber Players, Symphony Nova Scotia, the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, the Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared at most of the major Canadian music festivals, including those in Ottawa, Mount Orford, Quebec City, Nova Scotia, Perry Sound, Domaine Forget and Banff.
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