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Title: Interim Music Department Chair
Tom Matrone has been a minister of music for the past 25 years with the Assemblies of God Fellowship. A graduate of Northwest College (B.A., Biblical Studies) and Drake University (Master of Music, Choral Conducting), Matrone has envisioned bridging the gap between traditional and contemporary worship formats in church music. Since 1996, Matrone has been the Music Director at Central Assembly of God in Springfield, MO.
In addition to his church staff responsibilities, Matrone is Director of the National Music Department of the Assemblies of God. He is a resource to music pastors and district music directors throughout the United States. Matrone has been guest conductor and seminar speaker at the local level as well as national and international platforms in the United States, Canada, South Africa and Asia.
Matrone conducted the National Fine Arts Choirs in Washington, D.C. and Denver, Colorado. He has served as worship leader at General Council, the Pentecostal Preacherís Conference, National Prayer Summit and various other national events. His commitment to American Choral Directors Association is evident in his unique ability to utilize the choral venue within congregational worship.
He is an adjunct professor at Evangel University and Central Bible College. He teaches Conducting courses, Worship Leadership, Hymnology and is the conductor of the CBC College and Chamber choirs.