Bethesda man is church music director -- Gazette.Net


Matthew Robertson, who graduated in 2005 from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, is the new director of music ministries at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church in Bethesda.

The church has nurtured the careers of several national and local musicians, including organist Donald Sutherland and soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson.

Robertson comes to Bradley Hills from Grace Church in Haddonfield, N.J., where he was director of music and artistic director for the Haddonfield Center and School for the Performing Arts.

Robertson holds a bachelor’s of music in organ performance from Oberlin (Ohio) College Conservatory. In 2012, he received a master’s of music in choral conducting from the Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Bradley Hills Church has a 650-member congregation and a nursery school.

Robertson will direct the Bradley Hills Friends of Music Concert Series, which opens Saturday.