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Dawn Gilmore, DWS

Assistant Professor of Music

Office Phone: (951) 343-4704
E-mail: Dgilmore@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins 220
Office Hours: by appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DWS Worship studies Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies 2014
MM Conducting Azusa Pacific University 1985
BA Music Theory Azusa Pacific University 1978

Additional Education

California Teaching Credential, single subject


Courses Taught

Music and Worship;
choral ensembles;
Programming and Practice of Worship,
Seminar in Worship Leadership;
Choral Pedagogy;
Music Theory,
Musicianship Lab.
Women's Choir
Chamber Singers
Global Music


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

The seasons of the church year; Jewish feasts and celebrations.


Teaching Experience

Rocky Mountain College, Calgary, Alberta
Village Christian Schools, Sun Valley, California
Seattle Christian Schools, Seattle, Washington
Brethren Christian School, La Mirada, California
Pacific Christian School, Los Angeles, California


Church Membership & Activities

Riverside Free Methodist Church, Riverside, CA
Harvest Hills Alliance Church, Calgary, Alberta

Her other church involvements have included teaching Sunday School classes on the Seasons of the Church Year, and Intergenerational Worship, leading small group studies in worship and speaking at women’s retreat. She has also designed and directed music camps for elementary children.


Community Service & Involvement

serving at the Drop in Center; collecting toiletries for the women's prison in Mexico; Operation Christmas Child.


Interests & Hobbies

travel; spending time with family and friends, cooking and entertaining, gardening.

Dawn’s personal story has been a journey of faithful obedience to God’s call. Growing up in a very musical pastor’s house served as the training ground for her life of service and ministry. Dawn’s husband Glenn is an associate pastor and currently serves at Riverside Free Methodist Church. Dawn and Glenn have 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren and a dog.


Personal Philosophy

"For I am confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus." Phil 1:6.