Dr. Ed Steele

Dr. Ed SteeleProfessor of Music in Leavell College

Office: Sellers 220 A (primary)
Office Phone: Sellers - (504) 282-4455 ext. 3237
Fax: (504) 816-2823
E-Mail: esteele@nobts.edu


  • D.M.A. (Church Music w/ concentrations in Voice and Composition) New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2003)
  • M.C.M. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1976)
  • B.M.E. (Music Education) Oklahoma Baptist University (1974)
  • Further Study: University of Oklahoma

Teaching Experience

  • Voice, Music History, Hymnology, Worship Studies, Division of Church Music Ministries, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1999-present)
  • Church Music Studies, Juárez Baptist Theological Seminary (1993-1997)
  • Adjunct Voice Teacher, University of Texas at El Paso (1996-1997)
  • Church Music Studies, Panama Baptist Theological Seminary, Republic of Panama (1983-1992)

Teaching Specializations

  • Music History / Hymnology
  • Worship Perspectives
  • Voice

Ministry Experience

  • Minister of Music, Parkview Baptist Church, Metairie, Louisiana (1999-2016)
  • Music Editor, Baptist Spanish Publishing House, International Mission Board, El Paso, Texas (1992-1998)
  • Music Missionary, International Mission Board, Nicaragua, Panama (1978-1992)
  • Minister of Music / Youth Sunnylane Baptist Church, Del City, Oklahoma, First Baptist Church, Davis, Oklahoma and Forest Avenue Baptist Church, Sherman, Texas. (1971, 1972-73, 1975-1978)

Professional Memberships

  • The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada
  • The Southern Baptist Church Music Conference
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing


  • Paul, to the Church at Philippi
  • Go Tell My People

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Worship HeartCries: Personal Preparation for Corporate Worship

La Adoración que Anhela el Corazón: Preparación Personal para la Adoración Corporativa

Worship HeartCries Blog

Castle Mountain  

Paul, to the Church at Philippi 

Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: Vocal Solos for Worship [High voice]

Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: Vocal Solos for Worship [Low voice]