Music Faculty

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is blessed to have one of the finest music faculties in the Southern Baptist seminary system. The members of the music faculty possess not only excellent academic credentials, research skills, and classroom experience; they also possess years of experience in local churches and denominational service.

Click on the pictures below or their names to find out more about them.


Dr. Darryl K. Ferrington
Director of Doctor of Musical Arts
Professor of Music Education

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Kodaly Cert., University of Oklahoma
M.A., Louisiana Tech University
B.M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi

Jamie Killion

Dr. Jamie Killion
Associate Professor of Voice and Conducting

D.M.A., University of Oklahoma (ABD)
M.C.M., Southwestern Seminary
B.M.E., Southwest Baptist University

Mike Sharp

Dr. Michael D. Sharp
Professor of Worship Studies

Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.C.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.M., Ouachita Baptist University

Dr. Edward L. Steele
Professor of Music (Leavell College)

D.M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.C.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.M.Ed., Oklahoma Baptist University
Dr. Greg Woodward

Dr. Greg Woodward
Chair, Division of Church Music Ministries
Assistant Professor of Conducting

Ph.D., Florida State University
M.M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi
B.M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi

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