About Rob

RVersion 3ob Portnoy has done it all.

Worked with Superstar names such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Mel Torme, Aretha Franklin, Wayne Newton, Nancy Wilson, Don Sebasky, Mickey Rooney, Red Skelton, Debbie Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Sarah Vaughn as well as many, many more legends. 

Rob has played in a multitude of Broadway Musicals, performed on oodles of Television Shows in the orchestras of Merv Griffin & Tom Scott in hundreds of venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kimmel Center, Phila. Academy of Music, Atlantic City Ballet and all Atlantic City Casino Theaters.

He has toured Internationally with Manny Album, Steve Lippia, Steve & Eydie, Frank Sinatra Jr. and others. His world-class resume also includes studies at, Hart College of Music, Philadelphia Musical Academy, Universi as well as private study on Saxophone w/ Eddie Daniels & Donald Sinta. Clarinet w/ Anthony Ciccarelli, Harold Karabell & Anthony Giggliotti and flute w/ Harold Bennett and Michael Parloff, & piccolo w/ John Krell .

In addition to many private students Rob is on staff teaching woodwinds at Holy Spirit High School and Stockton University!

Multi-woodwind performer, clinician and teacher.