Robert Cadwallader joined Doorway for summer of 2021. He is currently planning to go back to school to study Psychology, with a focus on Applied Behavioral Analysis. Originally from Salem, Oregon, he spent 2017 performing with the Senateaires Barbershop Quartet there. These days, he passes the time by teaching himself guitar, managing a restaurant and spending time with his East coast family.
Andrew joined Doorway for the 2022 Christmas season. He graduated from VCU in 2022 with a B.S. in biochemistry; however, he spent most of his college days singing in church or performing with his a cappella group, The Ramifications. After a brief stint at Disney World, Andrew is back in town and ready to make some music with this talented group! In his spare time, you can find him curled up with a book or baking up a storm in the kitchen.
Westley Benson (Music Director)
Westley joined Doorway in 2017 just in time for the holidays! He graduated with a Bachelor of Music in percussion performance from Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University and now keeps himself busy teaching private piano lessons. He is also a resident teaching artist with the Soundscapes program throughout the fall, and works as the Director of Music at Global Outreach Church in Virginia Beach.
Eric has been a member of Doorway since 2015. He graduated from Old Dominion University in 2019 with his Bachelor of Music in Music Education, with an emphasis in Vocal Performance. After graduating, he was employed by Chesapeake Public Schools as the Choral Director for Deep Creek Middle School. Additionally, Eric is the Tenor Soloist and Section Leader at Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal Church where he has enjoyed singing since 2016.
Peter was roped into Doorway in 2021 and is so glad to have been! Music and singing have been an essential part of Peter's life since he was a small child listening to Mozart on Baby Einstein. He loves to perform in community theatre productions around Hampton Roads. Peter is currently a graduate student working on his Master's in Computer Science at Old Dominion University.