Robert Muczynski (born March 19, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.) is a contemporary American composer. Muczynski studied composition with Alexander Tcherepnin at DePaul University in the late 1940’s. At age 29 he made his Carnegie Hall debut, performing a program of his own compositions for piano.
He studied piano with Walter Knupfer and composition with Alexander Tcherepnin at DePaul University in Chicago, where he received the Bachelor of Music degree (1950) and the Master of Music degree (1952). Both degrees were in Piano Performance. Internationally recognized, Muczynski's works appear with increasing frequency on programs in the US, Europe, the Far East, Australia and Mexico. Orchestral works have been performed by the Chicago Symphony, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony of Washington, D.C., the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra and others abroad.
Robert Muczynski has previously taught at DePaul University, Chicago; Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa; Roosevelt University, Chicago; and the University of Arizona, Tucson.