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Music educator , Church musician

Robert Thomas Remek, music educator, church musician. Recipient Graduate School award of merit, University Miami, 2002, School of Music award for outstanding music student, University Miami School of Music, 1983; Presidential scholar, University Miami, 1978-1982, graduate fellow, 1984-1986.

Background

Remek, Robert Thomas was born on November 26, 1960 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Anthony T. and Mildred E. Remek.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science magna cum laude, Florida International University, 1990. Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance magna cum laude, University Miami, 1983. Master of Music in Choral Conducting, University Miami, 1986.

D of Musical Arts in Organ Performance, University Miami, 2002.

Career

Director music, organist Church of St. Martha, Miami Shores, Florida, 1985—1989, Immaculate Conception Church, Hialeah, 1989—1994, Resurrection Catholic Church, Dania, 1994—1998. Adjunct professor Miami Dade College, 1994—2008. Director, music and organist 1st United Methodist Church Miami, 1998—2008.

Organ professor & carillonneur University Miami, Coral Gables, 2000—2008. Director, music Miami Shores Presbyterian Church, 2008, 1st Presbyterian Church Hollywood, since 2009. Assistant professor, humanities Miami Dade College North Campus, since 2008.

Organist Visit of Pope John Paul II, Miami, 1987.

Membership

Member of American Guild English Handbell Ringers (correspondent), American Guild Organists (associate. Dean Fort Lauderdale chapter 1998—2000, colleague 1990, associateship 1994, choirmaster 1995), American Choral Directors Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, art galleries, church architecture.

Connections

Married Mary Jo Schlichte, December 26, 1989.

father:
Anthony T.

mother:
Mildred E. Remek

spouse:
Mary Jo Schlichte