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Dr. Greg Woodward

Dr. Greg Woodward

Assistant Professor of Conducting

Chairperson, Church Music Ministries

Office: Sellers
Office Phone: 504.282.4455, ext. 3229
E-Mail: gwoodward@nobts.edu


  • Florida State University, PhD, Music Education
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Masters of Music Education
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor of Music Education

Teaching Experience

  • Truett-McConnell College (2002-2009)
  • Florida State University, Introduction to MIDI instructor (1999-2002)
  • Pascagoula High School (1995-1999)

Teaching Specializations

  • Conducting and Music Technology
  • Teaching Experience: Director of choral activities; Choral literature; Music history; Creative arts for elementary teachers; Exploration of the Arts; Music appreciation; Theory fundamentals; Secondary voice; Introduction to MIDI; Introduction to music technology; Introduction to conducting; Advanced conducting; Private conducting

Ministry Experience

  • Helen First Baptist Church, Helen, Georgia (worship leader)
  • Friendship Baptist Church, Cleveland, GA (interim worship leader)
  • Oak Grove Baptist Church, Gainesville, GA (interim worship leader)
  • First Baptist Church, Havana, FL (associate pastor of worship and youth)
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Pascagoula, MS (worship leader)
  • Martin Bluff Baptist Church, Gautier, MS (worship leader and youth pastor)


  • The Millennial Cantor and Conductor: from Jewish Cantillation to Contemporary Contexts (Self-published book), 2016
  • Journal of Research in Worship Ministries: (First Issue, Lead Editor) Introduction & The Current State of Historical Research as Related to Worship (co-authored), 2014
  • NASM Self-Study: Lead Writer and Editor, 2013
  • The Journal for Baptist Theology and Minstry: Reconciling Evangelistic Methods with Worship Models: A Consideration of Apologetic Approaches in the Worship Framework, Fall 2010
  • Earliest Remembrances of Creative Musical Activity, Dissertation, Florida State University, 2006
Post-Doctoral Biblical/Theological Studies
  • Isaiah Hebrew Exegesis, 2019
  • Ezra and Nehemiah Hebrew Exegesis, 2018
  • Psalms Hebrew Exegesis, 2017
  • Revelation Greek Exegesis, 2017
  • Intermediate Hebrew and Greek, 2016
  • Biblical Hermeneutics, 2015
  • Systematic Theology I & II, 2010-12

Works Performed, Presentations, and Worship Leadership/Conducting Appearances

  • Southwest Regional Evangelical Theological Society Meeting, "To Shephard or Smash: A Comparison of John of Patmos' use of Psalm 2:9 in the Letter to Thyatira", Houston, TX, 2019
  • Southwest Regional ETS Meeting, "The Royal Psalms and the New Perspective" (copresenter), Fort Worth, TX, 2017
  • Southwest Regional ETS Meeting, "A Reasoned Review of Creative Development: Modernist Contradictions Persist in Spite of the New Atheist Makeover", Dallas, TX, 2015
  • Southwest Regional ETS Meeting, "Clarity Versus Cultural Noise: An Ageless Theological Challenge for the Church" (copresenter), Fort Worth, TX, 2012
  • Southwest Regional ETS Meeting, "Reconciling Evangelistic Methods with Worship Models: A Consideration of Apologetic Approaches in the Worship Framework", Dallas, TX, 2011
  • Southwest Regional ETS Meeting, "Incarnation of Worship", New Orleans, LA, 2010
  • Experience Conference, Apologetics and Worship, Orlando, FL, 2017
  • Glorieta Collegiate Week, "(i)ncarnation of worship", 2015, "Apologetics and Art", 2015, Session leader on worship leadership and apologetics topics, 2012-2014, Glorieta, NM
  • Mississippi Baptist Church Music Conference, Planning Worship, Biloxi, MS, 2012
  • Mississippi State Choral Festival, Adjudicator, Jackson, MS, 2011
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Crescent City Praise, Coordinator and Originator, New Orleans, LA, 2009-2019
  • Southern Baptist Convention, Soloist and Worship Leader, NOBTS Luncheon, Pheonix, AZ, 2011
  • 2009 Mountain Praise, event coordinator
  • GMEA state convention new research presenter, 2009
  • Truett-McConnell College, Major and Minor Choral Works, Conductor, Cleveland, GA, 2002-2009
  • Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, conductor, Truett-McConnell College, 2009
  • Ein Deutsches Requiem, Brahms, conductor, Truett-McConnell College, 2008
  • North Metro Baptist Church, Substitute Worship Leader, Atlanta, GA, 2005 & 2008
  • Songs of the South (Georgia church music event), Guest Conductor, Norman Park, GA, 2008
  • Bach Cantata 106 and Haydn Te Deum, conductor, 2007
  • Honor Choir for boys of Bartow County Middle Schools, Guest Conductor, Cartersville, GA, 2007
  • Vaughn Williams' Dona Pacem (Selected movements), conductor, 2006
  • Haydn's Pauken Mass, conductor, 2005
  • Honor Choir for Bartow County High Schools, Guest Conductor, Cartersville, GA, 2005
  • Bach's Christmas Oratorio (Selected movements), conductor, 2003
  • Georgia Baptist Convention, Choir Director for Summer Youth Music Camp, Worship Leader for Spring BCM Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2003
  • Georgia State BCM spring leadership conference, worship leader and theme interpreter, 2002
  • Georgia Baptist Youth Music Camp, high school choir director, 2002
  • Harmony Bay Youth Music Camp, Sponsored by Florida Baptist Convention, MIDI Workshop Instructor, Marianna, FL, 2001 & 2002
  • Music Technology Conference, Auburn University, presenter (Art of Inaccuracy), 2001
  • Third National Symposium on Music Instruction Technology, Session Presenter, Auburn, AL, 2001
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