Michael R. Clawson is the new (June 2016) Director of Music at Providence Presbyterian Church. He has recently come to Charlotte having served churches in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Church Music/Vocal Performance from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina and a Master of Church Music in Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Michael has had numerous articles published in various national and denominational periodicals as well as handbell and choral music published. His choral arrangement, “The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon” is Alfred Publishing Company’s number one selling anthem, selling over 600,000 copies.
Michael has taught voice in several colleges, universities, and community colleges in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.