Robert Stockton III
Direcor, Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale
Robert F. Stockton III is Adjunct Faculty in the WSU Department of Music where he teaches a course in African American Music and is the Director of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale. Robert also is a staff accompanist in the Department of Music. Previously he was the Director of Choral and Keyboard Studies at Trotwood High School, a general music teacher at Richard Allen Charter Schools of Dayton and also a general music and choral teacher at Holy Angels and Lehman Catholic High School of Sidney, OH. Robert received his B.M. in piano performance from Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH where he studied under the late Robert V. Howat, who was a former student of Alexander Tcherepnin and recording artist of Tcherepnin Music. Robert received his M.M. from Wright State University where he studied piano under the direction of the well-renowned Dr. Jackson Leung and he was an Honors Recital Performer.
Robert has performed in numerous venues throughout the Dayton-Miami Valley area. He has received numerous awards including the Alida-Atwell Smith Scholarship (highest award given to an incoming freshman), Graduate Teaching Assistantship and the Christian Compact Disc Company of California & Academic Division of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc Scholarship. He has accompanied numerous gospel music workshops and was a member of the faculty of the Gospel Music Workshop of America. Robert is a former director and accompanist of the Dayton Boys Choir and is currently the Music Director at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Trotwood, OH where he serves as Choir Director and Worship Accompanist. Robert is also the accompanist for North College Hill School Department of Music, where he accompanies the choral concerts and the annual spring musical.