Carey Cannon

Carey Cannon

Youth Choirs
Carey Cannon (Minister of Music) joined the South Main staff in July of 2013. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from UNC-Greensboro, Master of Arts in Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance from George Mason University, and his Bachelor of Arts from Furman University. Carey moved to Houston from Charlotte, NC where he served nine years as minister of music at Providence Baptist Church. While in Charlotte Carey was an Associate Conductor for the Charlotte Children’s Choir and Adjunct Faculty for the UNC-Charlotte Men’s Glee.

Prior to his call to ministry, Carey was stationed in Washington D.C. as a bass vocalist with the U.S. Army Chorus and performed regularly for heads of state, dignitaries, and White House events. In addition to his time in service, Carey served as a chorister with the National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. Carey and his wife Janet were married since 2003 and have two children Caroline and Duncan.

2015 Breakout Sessions

Youth Choir Nuts and Bolts
This session will address tried and true rehearsal techniques that can be used to develop the maturing singer and how these techniques can help to create a strong foundation for spiritual growth. Discussions will include repertoire selection, ensemble formation, gesture & time management.
Youth Choir: Developing a lifetime of worship
Beyond plugging them into our worship schedule, are our youth creating authentic and formidable connections to God in worship? Are their gifts being realized? Who are the leaders within your choir? This session will answer these and other questions as we seek to utilize the collective and individual gifts of your Youth Choir for a lifetime of worship.