Robby began playing piano at the age of 4 and guitar at the age of 6. Robby always had a passion for sharing his music with others and was performing at talent shows at school and summer camps by the time he was 8. Robby began playing in bands shortly after that, and performed with a band for the first time when he was 13, at the historic Blueberry Hill in St. Louis, Mo.
At the age of 14, Robby began teaching guitar professionally at Dave Simon’s Rock School, where he taught guitar and bass, and helped coach bands. Robby played in a handful of bands throughout highschool, winning his highschools battle of the bands 2 years in a row.
After high school Robby studied at University of Denver Lamont School of Music where he graduated with a bachelors of Music in 2012. Robby maintained a roster of private students through his time at university, and began teaching at Broadway Music School after graduating. Robby also started his own band, Robby Schechter and the Motion Detectors, and recorded and released a full length album in 2012 as well. Since then, Robby has stayed busy playing in a host of different bands such as The Tent Show Kings, Moment’s Notice, Club X, as well as doing solo gigs.
In 2016, he left Broadway Music School to start Musical Life Denver, a 100% locally owned and operated rock style music school, complete with lessons, bands, and virtual classes.