About Bob Lipton
Bob Lipton graduated with honors with a B.M. in music education from San Francisco State University. He currently teaches middle school orchestra and band in Silicon Valley in California and has done so for the past 19 years. As a tuba player Bob has performed with the San Jose, Oakland, Napa, Monterey and Berkeley symphonies. He was a member of the SF 49’s band and toured with the Colombia Artists Bel Canto Brass. He has also performed at the San Francisco and Frankfurt Jazz festivals as well at the Filmfare Awards in Mumbai India. Bob was also a member of Tom Petty’s high school rock band – after Tom left the group. Besides writing for school string orchestras and bands, Bob also performs and arranges music for brass quintet.