Robert, Vice President of Stearns Violins Inc., is the Rental Manager and heads up our School Services Department. He has worked with his father, Rodger Stearns, since 1999. Previously he worked for Seman Violins in Chicago for two years. Robert is a Restoration Expert, and setup specialist. He has studied with some of the worlds finest makers and restorers at Oberlin Restoration Workshop in the summer sessions for several years.
He holds a Masters Degree in Ancient Languages and Biblical Archaeology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and teaches as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana Wesleyan University part time. He is also a Volunteer Fireman for the Marlboro Fire Department and serves as a fireman and EMT. He is married to Jessica (Byrd) Stearns, a prominent Suzuki violin teacher in the area.