Robert “Rob” Thorndike joined The United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls in September 2017 as Director of Music. Rob grew up in the Youngstown area and earned his degree in Music Education/Guitar Performance from Youngstown State University, Dana School of Music.
Rob is an instructor in guitar, voice and percussion with Warren Henry Music in Chagrin Falls, and also works with the Euclid High School competition show choir. Rob composed an original score for A More Civil War, a feature length documentary and Cleveland International Film Festival official selection (2017), and is a Dana Young Artists competition winner (2010).
He resides in Mayfield Heights with his wife, Julia.