Rob Varner has been an active church musician for 22 years serving churches in the mid west, New Jersey, and North Carolina. He is a graduate of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ where he majored in Sacred Music, Organ, and Choral Conducting.
Rob was been a music educator for the past 15 years in private and public schools and served as Director of Choral Activities in his last education position before moving to North Carolina. He has been invited to serve as a clinician for choral music festivals and has had the honor of sitting on the New Jersey Music Teachers PRAXIS Examination Board for new teachers. Rob is an accomplished organist, recitalist, and choral & instrumental conductor. He has collaborated with and has conducted members of the NJ Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and NJ Youth Symphony in concert with works including, Handel’s Messiah, Rutter’s Gloria and Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Brahms Requiem, and Bach’s Christmas & Easter Oratorios.
Rob is also a composer and arranger of choral and instrumental music. He maintains a private voice and piano studio and is an avid accompanist and music coach.