|Dr. Roger Walworth|
Roger Walworth, conductor, received his bachelor’s degree from the
University of Alabama and his master’s and his doctoral degrees from
the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. He
has served on staff as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church,
Fort Payne since May 2005. Previously he served as Chair of the Fine
and Performing Arts Division at Judson College from 1994-2006. Born
in Xenia, OH, he met his wife when he was waiting tables in a
restaurant. His first job was hoeing cotton.
His favorite worship song is “Lord I Lift My Name on High” and his favorite hymn is “I Need Thee Every Hour. His favorite movie is “The Natural” and his favorite TV show is “The Office”
He enjoys running and all type of food. His favorite scripture is the Gospels.
He is active as a recitalist, clinician and adjudicator as well as community theater having played lead roles in numerous musicals and operas. He directed the Selma Community Chorus, Selma, Alabama, from 1997-2000. He has extensive experience as a music teacher in public and private schools and as a church musician. His choirs have toured extensively throughout the southern United States and the British Isles presenting concerts in such noted venues as Ely Cathedral, York Minster Cathedral, Coventry Cathedral, and Canterbury Cathedral. On February 22, 2005 his choir sang a solo concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York. This was their second time to perform at Carnegie Hall having presented their debut recital in 2003.