Director of Choral Activities
Associate Professor of Ensembles
Alan Raines is the Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Baylor University. He has guest conducted all-state and honor choirs, both professional and collegiate choruses, and given presentations in over 36 states. Raines’ choirs have received invitations to perform for regional and national conventions of ACDA, NCCO, MENC, and the Texas Music Educators Association. ~ MORE...
Professor of Ensembles
Lynne Gackle is Professor of Ensembles and conducts Baylor Bella Voce, Baylor Concert Choir, teaches choral conducting, choral literature and serves as the Director of the Ensemble Division. Prior to her Baylor appointment, Lynne taught at the University of South Florida, University of Mississippi and the University of Miami (FL). She received her education from Louisiana State University (BME) and the University of Miami (MM/PhD). ~ MORE...
Professor of Church Music
Dr. RANDALL BRADLEY is Professor of Church Music at Baylor University and Director of the Church Music Program and the Center for Christian Music Studies where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in church music and directs the Baylor University Men's Choir. He holds the BME Degree from Troy State University, Troy, Alabama; and the MM Degree in Conducting and the DMA Degree in Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. ~ MORE...
Lecturer in Choral Activities
Dr. STEPHEN GUSUKUMA joins the faculty at Baylor University as Lecturer in Choral Music and conductor of both the Baylor Women’s Choir and VirtuOSO. He recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, where he studied with Jerry Blackstone and Eugene Rogers. Conducting appointments at the University of Michigan included Interim Conductor of the University Choir, Conductor of the Residential College Singers, Assistant Conductor of the University Choir, Assistant Conductor of the Men’s Glee Club, and Co-Conductor of Orpheus Singers. ~ MORE...
Professor Emeritus/Past Director of Choral Activities
Dr. DONALD BAILEY - Past Director of Choral Activities and a Professor Emeritus in the School of Music where he conducted the A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, and taught choral conducting for almost fifteen years. His choirs have appeared with the Rochester (NY) Philharmonic Orchestra, the Buffalo (NY) Philharmonic, the Phoenix (AZ) Symphony Orchestra, the El Paso (TX) Symphony Orchestra, the Lubbock (TX) Symphony Orchestra, and the Orchestra of Santa Fe (NM). ~ MORE...