Robin Copas - Cello

Robin Copas is the Assistant-Principal cellist of the Lions Gate Sinfonia and has been a member since its inception. He previously held the position of Principal Cellist of the Vancouver Island Symphony, and has also performed with the Vancouver Opera and Vancouver Symphony Orchestras, amongst others.

Robin has a wealth of chamber music experience including recitals, festivals and playing quartet music on cruise ships around North America and Europe. He is the founder and leader of the Orca String Quartet (, which performs recitals and private bookings throughout the lower mainland area. He holds a Masters degree in cello performance and when not performing, he enjoys teaching music to his many cello students of all ages.