Robert Shinoda

Robert ShinodaRobert Shinoda has worked professionally in Hawaii and the mainland U.S. as a guitarist, arranger, producer, film composer and musical director since 1971.


Credits Include:

The Honolulu Symphony, Masterworks Series 2001 to present
The Honolulu Pops Symphony, various programs 2001 to present
Eric Marienthal (guitar)
Monica Mancini (guitar)
Sir James Gallway (guitar)
Don Grusin (guitar)
Lea Salonga (guitar)
Michael Ruff (guitar)
Gabe Baltazar (guitar)
Makoto Ozone (guitar)
Valery Ponomarev (guitar)
Tiger Okoshi (guitar)
Na Leo in concert at The Hollywood Bowl and California Tour, Fall 2005
Craig Schullman (guitar)
Dianne Carol (guitar)
The Wally Amos Happiness Hour (nationally syndicated TV) arranger, guitarist
The Fifth Dimension (guitar)
Broadway Babies at Hawaii Theater (musical director / arranger / guitar)
Teddy & Nanci Tanaka Show (musical director / arranger )
Eddie Aguinaldo Concerts (musical director/arranger/ guitarist)
Martin Nievera in Concert, Aloha Stadium
Martin Nievera in Concert with the Honolulu Symphony Pops
Fernandez in Concert, 2006
American Legion Aloha Concert, 2005 (musical director / arranger)
The Hawaii International Jazz Festival (guitar)
Legends in Concert (arranging/guitar)

Recordings: (guitar/arranging/musical direction),
Keahiwai Merry Christmas (2006) Gail Mack –Christmas in Hawaii Nei (2006) & Snowbird,
George Street –Magic Lady & Seasons, Randy & Gay Hongo –Never Far From Home,
Ben Vegas, Ginai-Jazz Island, Frank Delima, Melveen Leed

Robert Shinoda's band, Nueva Vida, performs at all major quality venues in Hawaii and at all major
high profile celebrity events in Hawaii including:
The American Heart Association "Heart Ball" (4 years), NFL Pro Bowl
TV Producer Al Masini's wedding (Entertainment Tonight, Star Search, Baywatch, etc…
State Department of Education "Artists in the Schools" program (12 years)
Koele Lodge-Lanai, Four Seasons Hualalai, Princeville Resort, Maunalani Bay Resort,
Waikiki Shell, NBC Concert Hall, Mauna Kea Beach Resort, Maui Prince,
Las Vegas Hilton, many more…

Graduate studies in music composition, University of Hawaii
Bachelor of Music Composition, Berklee College of Music, Boston

Musical Theater:
Les Miserables, Anything Goes, Footloose, Aida, Little Shop of Horrors,
Rent, Shout, The Full Monty, Sweet Charity, The Altar Boyz

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