Meet Robert Hawthorne

Robert Hawthorne serves as the Director of Choirs at Tigard High School. An accomplished music educator, Robert is known for demanding excellence and good character from his students. Robert presented at 2013 All-Northwest Conference on the topic of inclusion in choirs and was honored to receive the Oregon Disabilities Mega Conference Educator of the Year for 2008. While the Music Director for 11 years at Christ Episcopal Church in Lake Oswego, Robert composed the two-volume Portland Psalter for the Episcopal Church, which is published by Church Publishing, New York. He has composed choral works for choirs in Oregon, Iowa, and Illinois. A graduate of Whitworth University, Robert enjoys coaching the Heated Hawks Unified Basketball Team for Hillsboro Special Olympics. Robert and Wendy’s daughter, Hannah attends Century High School and their son, Isaac, attends R. A. Brown Middle School.