Robert Gilbert teaches horn at the University of Mississippi and at Rhodes College in Memphis, and plays with the faculty woodwind quintet. He has also taught at the University of Delaware. He has been principal horn with the Philadelphia Lyric Opera, The United States Army Band in Washington, D.C., the Japan Philharmonic, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and Opera Memphis. Mr. Gilbert has toured with the Henry Mancini and Andy Williams Orchestras and performed with the Burt Bacharach, Johnny Mathis, Barry White, Ray Charles, Isaac Hayes and Hollywood Hills Orchestras. Mr. Gilbert has been active in recording studios in Memphis and Nashville, and may be heard on Isaac Hayes' original 1971 soundtrack of Shaft. Mr. Gilbert has performed in Mexico with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco and in Canada, Las Vegas, and at festivals in Lakeside, Ohio; Spoleto, Italy; the Czech Republic and the Canary Islands.