Prysm Strings Faculty
Robert dePasquale was a member of the New York Philharmonic before joining The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1964, where he served as Associate Principal Second Violin until his retirement in 1997. He studied at the New School of Music with Jascha Brodsky, and gave many recitals in Philadelphia and Washington while he was a member of the US Navy Band. He is now currently Music Director of the Academy of Community Music, which he co-founded in 1983 with his wife, Ellen Fisher. He is a very sought after teacher and maintains a large studio in the Philadelphia area.