Faculty Faculty Index

Dr. Ed Steele

Professor of Music, Leavell College


  • 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 Specializations

  • Music History / Hymnology
  • Worship Perspectives
  • Voice


Sellers - (504) 282-4455 ext. 3237 | esteele@nobts.edu
Download Curriculum Vita


After 20 years with the International Mission Board [SBC], Ed Steele completed a DMA at NOBTS and has taught worship studies for the Seminary and Leavell College since 2003.

A published author and composer, he established an Online Center for Hymnological Research, which provides digital copies of rare hymnals through the Seminary’s library.

He has served in local churches as worship leader and guest teacher in Cuba. He and his wife, Kathy, have two grown children and three grandchildren.