Dr. Lynne Gackle

Professor of Ensembles
Mary Gibbs Jones Chair in Music
Director of Choral Activities

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...

Dr. Jerry McCoy

Visiting Professor of Music

Jerry McCoy is a Visiting Professor of Music at Baylor University and Artistic Director/Conductor of the Fort Worth Chorale and Chamber Choir. The 2013 winner of the Texas Choral Directors Association’s prestigious Choirmaster Award, he is also Regents Professor of Music Emeritus for the University of North Texas, where between 2000 and 2015 he led the UNT choral program to national and international acclaim while serving as Director of Choral Studies and conductor of the A Cappella Choir.

Dr. Randall Bradley

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...

Dr. Stephen Gusukuma

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...

Dr. Donald Bailey

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...


Shawn Cody Miller
Graduate Assistant/Graduate Conductor

Brennan Michaels
Graduate Assistant/Graduate Conductor

Janice Needham
Graduate Assistant/Choral Library Coordinator/Graduate Conductor

Betty Bradford
Administrative Assistant