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.
Dr. Shannan Baker has been awarded the Vital Worship Teacher-Scholar grant from the Calvin Institue for Christian Worship. The Calvin Institue for Christian Worship's Vital Worship grant program has helped enrich the worship of various communities for many years and is currently in its fifth year of awarding grants specifically to teacher-scholars who connect worship with other disciplines.
In 2018, the Center for Christian Music Studies was invited to join a research initiative, funded by a Lilly Grant, to examine the religious lives of youth across the United States. The church music program designed a grant project surrounding Worship Lab, the annual training camp
In September (13th – 21st) 2022, the Drs. Bradley, Ingalls, Monteiro, Laube and Baker traveled to Nigeria. The group first stayed overnight in Lagos at a Baptist Guest House operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention and enjoyed getting to know
In Spring of 2022, Drs. Bradley, Ingalls, and Monteiro traveled to Recife, Brazil, with the purpose of exploring possible partnerships in teaching and research with both the North Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary (STBNB) and the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE).