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Rooted in history, the Church Music program at Baylor University is dedicated to encouraging excellence in music and ministry through diverse studies. Students in the program are exposed to a rigorous, yet nurturing, learning atmosphere.
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The Dunn Center for Christian Music Studies was founded at Baylor University with the intent to provide leadership in all aspects of Christian music. As a preeminent Christian music center, we strive to encourage church musicians to cultivate their God-given potential and endeavor to provide resources for their continued personal development.
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The Dunn Center for Christian Music Studies (CCMS) in the Baylor School of Music will host James Abbington, D.M.A., associate professor of church music and worship at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, for its spring 2023 Northcutt Lecture Series.
On Thursday, February 23rd at 3PM the Baylor School of Music will celebrate the life and legacy of alumni Harold Dunn. Mr. Dunn's bequest to Baylor University will be celebrated with the naming of the Dunn Center for Christian Music Studies in Baylor's School of Music. This event will take place in Powell Chapel, George Truett Theological Seminary.
The Baylor Center for Christian Music Studies in the School of Music hosts its annual Sacred Harp Sing after two-year hiatus.
Derick Etale, a second year graduate student in church music, serves as director and choreographer for the Angaza choir, Texas' very first African community choir. Not only is the choir different in their looks and sounds, but also in their learning methods, according to Etale, who was born and raised in Rwanda.