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 their names to find out more about them.


Dr. Jessica McMillan
Supervisor, Doctoral of Musical Arts

D.M.A., Worship and Hymnology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.M.C.M., Vocal Performance, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. in Music, Vocal Performance and Spanish, University of South Alabama

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
Chair, Church Music Ministries Program
Professor of Conducting and Worship

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

Back to top