Robert L. Arcovio
Robert L. Arcovio is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in choral conducting at USC. He received a Bachelor of Music with emphasis in music education from USC in 2012. He is the choral director at Hand Middle School in Columbia where, in addition to teaching three levels of chorus, he directs the Hand Chamber Choir, an auditioned ensemble that meets once a week after school. Under his direction, the Chamber Choir has earned a superior rating at the Carowinds Festival of Music, and his students have participated in the South Carolina ACDA Middle School/Jr. High Honor Choir. He sponsors a club to get young men interested in singing, as well as the Hand Middle School Chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, which participates in service activities in the community throughout the year. Robert is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association for Music Educators, and he regularly attends state, regional and national conferences. In addition to teaching, he works as a section leader at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Irmo, SC, and sings in the USC Men’s Chorus under the direction of Dr. Alicia Walker.