Robert McCormick

Robert McCormick, a native of Macon, Georgia, is director of music at St. Paul’s Parish, K Street, Washington, D.C. At St. Paul’s he holds primary responsibility for conducting the semi-professional parish choir, the choir of men and boys, and a girls choir. Prior to this position, he served for seven years as organist and music director at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York City, one of this country’s most celebrated Anglo-Catholic parishes. At St. Mary’s he administered a busy liturgical music program, including conducting one of the city’s most highly regarded professional choirs, a choir of volunteers, oversaw a weekly organ recital series, and played the historic four-manual, 91-rank Aeolian-Skinner organ. He assumed this prominent position at the age of twenty-two. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance, summa cum laude, from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, where he studied with Robert Carwithen.