Robert earned his Bachelor’s degree in organ performance and sacred music at the University of South Dakota. He holds a Master’s Degree encompassing organ and voice performance and music pedagogy from UMKC. His service began at Trinity UMC in the fall of 1987. He serves as the Instrumental Music Director and Organist at the Trinity UMC. While at Trinity, he works from his studio instructing students in piano, voice and organ. Currently he serves on the staff at the Community of Christ world headquarters in Independence presenting organ recitals and playing for services year-round. He also serves at the choral accompanist for the Turner Unified School Districts high school and middle school.