Melinda Coats

Administrative Associate for Church Music, Academic Studies, Graduate Studies
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Baylor University
Waco TX 76798-7408
Phone: (254) 710-2360
Fax: (254) 710-1491

Melinda Coats is a graduate of Baylor University, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She is the Administrative Associate to the offices of Academic and Graduate Studies, where she is actively involved in the planning of conferences and lectures sponsored by the Center for Christian Music Studies. Prior to her position with the School of Music, Ms. Coats taught Kindergarten, second, and sixth grades for seventeen years in Texas and Alaska. A native Wacoan, she is also a third generation employee of Baylor University.


See Melinda for graduate degree plans, assistantship applications and to get answers to questions about the graduate music programs. She also schedules graduate advisement, recitals and oral exams. She corresponds with prospective graduate students, keeps files up to date on graduate students and processes assistantships. Her Church Music duties consist mostly of being event coordinator for the Alleluia! Many Voices, One Song annual conference in July in the McCrary Music Building on the Baylor campus. For information on this event, contact her at or phone (254) 710-2360.