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Community Singing...

Harmony of Song & Dance - Year 8

Matt Watroba |

Matt Watroba has spent most of his adult life sharing his knowledge and passion for folk music with just about anyone who would listen.


As a performer, Matt has delivered thousands of shows in just about every imaginable setting. As a song leader, he is committed to inspiring or facilitating at least 100 community sings every year somewhere in the country. In 2019, Matt was inducted into the Folk DJ Hall Of Fame as part of the Folk Alliance International conference in Montreal, honoring three decades of producing folk radio locally in Michigan, as well as in syndication all over the world. He currently hosts and produces the show Folk With Matt Watroba for Michigan State Public Media.


In addition, Matt is a published writer, an inspiring teacher, and co-founder (along with Rev. Robert Jones) of the non-profit, Common Chords – a company devoted to celebrating diversity and connecting community to music and the arts.

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