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Dr. Kenneth Gabrielse

Chair, Professor of Music


Chair of Music | Faculty

Office Phone

706-865-2134, ext. 6300

Cell Phone




Driskell Building
  • D.M.A., Church Music; Conducting, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996
  • M.C.M, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1990
  • B.S., Music Education/Church Music, William Jewell College, 1982



  • Choral Music – TMU Chorale, Community Choir, Vocal Ensembles
  • Conducting
  • Music Theory (Ear Training/Sight-Singing)
  • Music History
  • Church Music
  • Choral and Instrumental Conducting
  • Congregational and Chorale Singing
  • Guest Conductor and Lecturer, Georgia Baptist Convention; Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma
  • Professor of Music and Chair of Church Music, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995-2008
  • Worship and Music Specialist, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, 2008-2011
  • Dean and Professor of Music, College of Fine Arts, Oklahoma Baptist University, 2011-2016
  • Professor of Music, Director of Choral/Vocal Activities, TMU, from 2016
  • Baptist Church Music Conference, Member
  • American Choral Directors Association, Member
  • Sons of Jubal, Member
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  • Married to Jana Johnson Gabrielse, 1979
  • Two Children, Matthew and Andrea; Four Grandchildren, Adelaide, Patrick, Eliza, and Lucas
  • Involved in Church Music Ministry since 1978; served in churches (mostly interim and part-time) in Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Louisiana, and Georgia
  • Teaching – New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (13 years); Oklahoma Baptist University (5 years); Truett McConnell University (4 years)
  • Denomination – Worship and Church Music Specialist, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (3 years)
  • Church Leadership – Full-time, Part-time, and Interim leadership in SBC churches in Missouri, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Georgia