Cleveland, GA (November 30, 2010) – Truett-McConnell College is excited to welcome Dr. Becky Lombard to our campus faculty. Dr. Lombard is a professor of music and fine arts and TMC anticipates seeing how God will use her on our campus.
Dr. Lombard received her bachelor’s degree at Oklahoma Baptist University in 1974 and then went on to complete a master of church music from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS). She also completed a doctorate in musical arts from NOBTS.
In addition, Dr. Lombard has had numerous opportunities to use her talents in the area of ministry. She has been a pianist/organist in local churches since 1961, has been involved in concert ministry since 1995, and acted as a conference leader at Ridgecrest, Glorieta, Wisconsin, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Florida.
Dr. Lombard is the creator of Keyboards at Christmas, which consists of multiple keyboard concerts performed throughout the south. She is an organ consultant and has been the organist, keyboard specialist, and worship leader for various conferences such as the Southern Baptist Convention (1996), the Georgia Baptist Convention (2010), Jubalheirs (2010), Louisiana Baptist Convention (1977-1989; 1996-present), and the National Women’s Leadership Consultation (2001).
Furthermore, she has served as an organist for various churches in Louisiana such as Oak Park Baptist Church (New Orleans; 2001-2002), First Baptist Church (New Orleans; 1996-2001), Parkview Baptist Church (Metairie; 1987-1989), and First Baptist Church (Kenner; 1984-1987). She was also a music associate at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama (1989-1996) and Oak Park Baptist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana (1977-1984).
Dr. Lombard served as a pianist/music associate (2004-2010) and an interim minister of music (2007-2009) at the First Baptist Church in Covington, Louisiana. Additionally, she was a minister of music and praise at Edgewater Baptist Church and an interim minister of music at First Baptist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.
She has written four papers, published seven articles, and three reviews. The professor worked with the American Guild of Organist as a board member (1996-1997), a sub dean (1998-2000), and a dean in 2000-2002. She has also worked with the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference as an education east representative to the executive board (1998-2000) and as president in 2004-2005.
Truett-McConnell College is proud to have a professor of such caliber teaching at the campus.
The mission of Truett-McConnell College is to equip students to make a positive impact for Christ through disciplined scholarship and Christian discipleship. For more information about Truett-McConnell College call 706-865-2134 or visit us online at www.truett.edu
Written by: Vicky Kaniaru
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