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Beverly Howard, D.M.A.

Professor of Music

Office Phone: (951) 343-4252
E-mail: bhoward@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins 223
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.M.A. Organ, Theory University of North Texas
M.M. Organ, Theory University of Oklahoma
B.M. Organ, Theory University of Oklahoma

Additional Education

Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration;
Bryn Mawr College
Graduate Work in Higher Education Administration: Institutional Planning;
Claremont Graduate School
Visiting Scholar;
Claremont School of Theology
Liturgical Studies;
Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California
Summer Institute for Music Technology College Music Society;
Illinois State University
Interactive Multimedia Studies;
University of California-Irvine

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Courses Taught

Music Theory I, II, III, IV
Music in Worship
Form and Analysis (Undergraduate/Graduate)
Music in Global Studies
Musicianship Labs
Class Piano
Private Organ
Private Piano
Service Playing
Congregational Singing Practices
Experiences in Music Technology

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Congregational Song/Hymnology
Developing electronic courseware for music theory
Theory pedagogy
20th-century organ/trumpet literature

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Teaching Experience

Teaching Fellow in Organ; University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Instructor of Music - Studio Piano and Music Theory; Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO

Graduate Associate, Class and Studio Piano; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES:

Member, Presbyterian Committee on Congregational Song, Glory to God

Editor, The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song, 2003-2008

Member, Format and Organization Committee, Celebrating Grace: A Hymnal for Baptist Worship

Contributing Editor, Call to Worship

PRESENTATIONS:
"Hymns Go Viral: YouTube and Hymn-Related Videos" Presented at the Annual Meeting of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, July 15-19, 2012.

"A Wired Campus: Establishing a Philosophy and Pedagogy for Technology in Music and Worship" at Building the Next Generation Conference at Baylor University's Center for Christian Music Studies, September 27-29, 2012.

"It's Not Your Grandparents' Hymnology Course." Annual Conference of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, Denver, CO, 2011.

"Java Hot Potatoes: Interactive Drills for Music Theory." Electronic Showcase, College Music Society Annual Meeting, 2009.

“Finish Line.” Premiere of work for trumpet/organ and multimedia. International Trumpet Guild Conference. 2003.

“Strategies for Teaching Hymnology in a Multimedia Culture.” HSUSC Annual Meeting. 2000.

“Electronic Poster Presentation: Error Detection Assistant." ATMI. 1999.

“Electronic Poster Presentation: Voice-Leading Guide.” Institute of Music Research UTSA. 1999.

“Strategies for Teaching Music Theory in a Multimedia Culture.” CMS: Southern Pacific Chapter. 1998.

“Faculty Portfolios: A New Way to Document Excellence in Teaching.” Panelist ICCUFA. 1994.

“Constructing Integrated Syllabi: Creating a Place at the Table.” Eastern University. 1994.

“Teaching in the Mother Tongue: Effective Images for Leading and Learning.” Eastern University. 1993.

“Music for Baroque Trumpet and Organ: More than Voluntaries.” Redlands Organ Festival. 1993

“20th-Century Music for Trumpet and Organ.” Redlands Organ Festival. 1993

“Women of Note: A Lecture Recital of Vocal Music.” CMS: Pacific Southern Chapter. 1991.

“Music for Baroque Trumpet and Organ: More than Voluntaries.” CMS: Pacific Southern Chapter. 1991.

“20th-Century Music for Trumpet and Organ by American Composers.” CMS Annual Meeting. 1988.

“Ceremony.” Premiere of work for trumpet and organ. International Trumpet Guild Conference. 1987.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel: An Adult Advent Study on Hymns (Downloadable study published by The Thoughtful Christian, a subsidiary of WJK Press), October 2015.

Will You Come and Follow Me?: An Adult Lenten Study on Hymns (Downloadable study published by The Thoughtful Christian, a subsidiary of WJK Press), January 2015.

"Musical Genres in Glory to God", ThePresbyterianLeader.com, 2014, 1-7.

"Streams of Song: Developing a New Hymnal for the Presbyterian Church (USA)" Chapter 141. The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices, and Politics edited by Stanley Brunn, Springer Press, December 2014.

"Streams of Song in Glory to God: Sources of the New Presbyterian Hymnal," Call to Worship: Liturgy, Music, Preaching, and the Arts published by the Office of Theology and Worship Presbyterian Church (USA), 2014, 16-19.

"Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore: Answering the Call to Discipleship" Presbyterians Today, August 2014, p. 5.

"The Church's One Foundation: A Hymn for the Church" Presbyterians Today, September 2013, 4-5.

"What Is the Future of the Traditional Hymn?" ThePresbyterianLeader.com (April 2012)

"Why Sing Global Songs." ThePresbyterianLeader.com. (August 17, 2011).

"The Hymnal as a Denominational Scrapbook." ThePresbyterianLeader.com. (January 26, 2011).

“Dancing with the Tribes: Strategies for Teaching Hymnology in a Multimedia Culture.” The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song 52.3 (2001): 6-10.

“Hymn Performance: ‘Cuando el Pobre.’ ” The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song 52.1 (2001): 48-49.

“Hymn Performance: ‘O Sacred Head Now wounded.’ ” The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song 52.2 (2001): 47-48.

“Hymn Performance: An Advent Hymn: ‘To a Maid Engaged to Joseph.’ ”The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song 52.4 (2001): 44-45.

“Research Report: P. Boyd Smith Hymnology Collection at California Baptist University.” The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song 50.3 (1999): 42.

“Church Music Curriculum and the Final Frontier.” Journal of the Proceedings of the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference. (1997).

“Women of Hymnody: Voices of Faith.” Daughters of Sarah. 21:4 (1995): 44-46.

“The Trumpet and Organ Works of Daniel Pinkham: An Organist’s Perspective.” International Trumpet Guild Journal, 18.3 (1994): 35-41.

“Of Barometers, Rocking Chairs, Boxing Rings and Mulligan Stew: The Collegiate Response to Contemporary Trends in Church Music.” Journal of the Proceedings of the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference. (1993).

“Original Music for Trumpet and Organ: A Survey with Performance Suggestions.” Diapason (1988).

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Church Membership & Activities

Organist
Calvary Presbyterian Church, Riverside, CA

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Community Service & Involvement

Riverside Community Orchestra, Cello

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Personal Philosophy

"The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”
Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking: A Seeker’s ABC

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