Staunton Choral Society

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Craig L. Robertson, Director

Craig L. Robertson is the current Choral Director and Assistant Professor of Music at Mary Baldwin University where he leads the MBU University Choir, Baldwin Singers and Baldwin Charm (contemporary vocal ensemble) and serves as a consultant to the student-led Anointed Voices of Praise Gospel Choir. Dr. Robertson received a Doctorate of Music Arts in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University of Colorado (Boulder) where he conducted the University Choir under the direction of Dr. Andrea Ramsey, the CU Festival Singers, CU Summer Lab Choir and held a three-year appointment as the conductor of the CU Men’s Chorus. While in Denver, Colorado, he served as the Director of Music for Children and Youth Choirs at the historic Montview Presbyterian Church.  He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Choral Music Education from Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA) and a Master of Music Education from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA). Dr. Robertson is excited to join the Staunton Choral Society and looks forward to an exciting tenure as its Director.

Catherine Lowell, Accompanist 

Catherine is originally from Bellevue, WA and received her BA from the University of Washington while working as a church organist, contract accompanist, and private piano and cello instructor. She worked in the Seattle area as a freelance pianist for several music organizations and in 2007 founded her own music school, Foothills Music Academy. She holds an MS in Higher Education from Mary Baldwin University where she serves as collaborative pianist for the MBU Choir and music department. Catherine and her German shepherd, Edelweiss are loving their new home in Staunton and the opportunity to perform with the Staunton Choral Society.

Staunton Choral Society
P.O. Box 2793
Staunton, VA 24402