Robert Matthews - Tenor II

Robert Matthews

Tenor 2

Hometown: Carthage, NC

Education: Appalachian State University and the University of NC at Greensboro

2nd season with Brethren

Occupation: Director of Choral and Vocal Studies at Emory & Henry College


1. Do you have any particularly striking musical memories from childhood?

Watching Jean-Yves Thibaudet play the Ravel G major piano concerto in a black tux and red socks.


2. If you had a super power, what would it be?
Flight or perfect pitch


3. What is your super power at a rehearsal?
Circular breathing


4. What are you looking forward to in the coming season?
The Southern Division ACDA performance in Florida


5. Cereal at dinner: yes or no? If yes, pure or mixed?
Absolutely. Cinnamon Toast Crunch all the way.


6. Do you own any albums that would surprise people?
Lots of bluegrass!


7. Do you have a movie you can watch over and over again?
Any of the Lord of the Rings. My cat is named Gandalf!


8. Where in the world would you like to go that you haven’t been?


9. What’s your greatest fear?
Running out of chocolate


10. Can you describe your perfect day?
Chocolate with every meal


Upcoming Performances

Previous events

All Is Well - A Brethren Epiphany

Annandale UMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA

$10 in advance, $15 at the door


Brethren in Concert

Damascus UMC, 9700 New Church St., Damascus,, MD


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