Mr. Robertson is Director of Music and Organist at Grace Episcopal Church in Haddonfield, NJ where he directs three choirs. Mr. Robertson is also Artistic Director of the Haddonfield Center and School for the Performing arts where he oversees a thriving concert series.
Mr. Robertson was the Robert P. Fountain Scholar at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, earning a degree in Organ Performance. While at the Oberlin Conservatory he conducted the Oberlin College Choir, College Singers, Musical Union, Conservatory Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. In 2008, Matthew founded and conducted the Oberlin Bach Society – an elite group of instrumentalists and singers who performed the music of Bach and his contemporaries throughout Ohio. In January 2007 and 2009, he served as Music Director of the Oberlin Winter Term Orchestra and Choir, performing full-length choral-orchestral concerts.
Mr. Robertson spent the summer of 2008 at the Interlochen Arts Camp as co-conductor of the Interlochen Reading Orchestra, conductor of the student composition recordings, and rehearsal conductor of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Additionally active as an organist, Mr. Robertson has performed throughout the United States and in Western Europe. He served as a conductor and organist at Saint Alban's Episcopal Church on the close of the National Cathedral, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church and Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown – the parish John F. Kennedy attended.
Mr. Robertson began his musical studies at age five on the piano, followed by organ, cello and voice with his first appointment as Director of Music at the age of 16. He has studied conducting with Joe Miller, James Jordan, Andrew Megill, JoAnn Falletta, Bridget-Michaele Reischl and Hugh Ferguson Floyd.