With this album, "Moonlight Piano," Robert Van Horne bridges the gap between Classical and Popular music. His unique and imaginative treatment of each composition is refreshing and entertaining for those listeners who enjoy these two genres. Each selection is arranged, performed and presented in a non-traditional manner and captures the romantic and sentimental nature of these favorite and well known classical works. "Moonlight Piano" gives a new and different perspective to these beautiful works from the great composers of the past. An imaginative interpretation that can be appreciated by all. Robert is an experienced and talented pianist and composer who delights audiences with his friendly personality and his extensive repertoire of music. A list of selections include his unique compositions, traditional classical works and current and favorite popular tunes many of which he has updated with creative arrangements. His greatest asset is his natural ability to entertain audiences with a mixture of relaxing, romantic, and upbeat music. Robert studied classical music at the Philadelphia Musical Academy, graduating with double degrees in piano and education. He continued his musical training by concentrating on popular and jazz styles with extensive study in composing and improvisation. One of the most influential teachers during his musical instructions is the well-known jazz pianist/composer George Shearing. From 1982 to 1985, Robert had the opportunity of performing as a pianist on the S.S. Norway and the M.S. Pearl Of Scandinavia cruise ships. During the years that followed, while living in Singapore, he recorded many of the popular Chinese songs for EMI Records. In 1998, Warner Brothers Publications published his "China Love" compositions in a piano book available worldwide. Robert has performed on TV and radio, as well as in concerts for audiences both in the U.S. and Asia. Today, he regularly performs benefit concerts for charities with his unique style of bringing humor and fun to his audiences as well as encouraging their participation during the program. Robert's goal is to bring his musical personality and talent to worldwide audiences who enjoy listening to familiar and original music.