Robert Langevin's virtuoso flute work led to his appointment as Principal Flute at the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert.
Recipient of the Prix d'Europe in 1976, he studied with Aurèle Nicolet at the Staatliche Hochschule fur Music in Freiburg where he earned a graduate diploma. He was appointed Associate Principal Flute with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in 1980 and later joined Montreal's Musica Camerata and the Ensemble de la Société de musique contemporaine du Québec.
In addition to his active performing career, Robert Langevin teaches at the Juilliard School of Music and heads up the flute department of the Orchestral Studies program at the Manhattan School of Music. During the 2005-06 season Langevin toured extensively, making appearances in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Luxemburg, Italy, and Slovenia. In North America, he gave master classes and recitals in Orlando, Salt Lake City, Toronto, and New York.