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Robert Sterling , Songwriting/Arranging

Robert SterlingRobert Sterling is a Dove Award winning songwriter, arranger, and record producer.  His songs have climbed to the top of Christian pop, Southern Gospel, and inspirational radio charts, recorded by artists such as Point of Grace, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Gold City, and Sandi Patty.  Among Robert's record producing credits are the certified gold albums, "Point of Grace," "The Whole Truth," and "24" by Point of Grace, and the Grammy-nominated recording, "Love Will," by the Talleys.  His extensive body of choral compositions and arrangements spans thirty years and can be found in the catalogs of Word Music, Alfred Music, Shawnee Press, and LifeWay Music.

Robert is a five-time winner of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Award.  For five years he chaired the songwriting faculty for the Academy of Gospel Music Arts.  In 1997, Robert served as the chairman of the Coalition for the Protection of America's Gospel Music Heritage, testifying before Congress on behalf of Christian songwriters.  Robert has also served as an adjunct professor of Music Publishing at Belmont University in Nashville.  He is currently serving on the advisory board for Baylor University's Center for Christian Music Studies.

Robert is the author of Jesus' Chairs: A Guide to the Craft of Christian Songwriting.

A 1977 cum laude graduate of Baylor University's School of Music, Robert resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with his beautiful and patient wife, Cindy.  They have two awesome sons, Matthew and Aaron, who have grown up, married, and taken the grandkids too far away from home.  Matthew lives in New York City, working as a video and film editor.  Aaron is an in-demand studio drummer based in Los Angeles.

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