Dennis Williams has served in 15 churches across the US and Europe, in both professional and volunteer positions, as Minister of Music, Director of Music, Organist, Pianist, or Youth Choir Director. His diverse ministry spans Disciples of Christ, Baptist, Independent Christian Church, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, Seventh-Day Adventist, and Lutheran, as well as being the Cantor in a Hebrew Synagogue, and choir member in Methodist and Episcopalian churches.
A life-long music educator, Dr. Williams started teaching Middle School and High School, eventually moving into the collegiate level, proudly serving on the music faculty of 6 colleges and universities, both sacred and secular, teaching courses in Conducting, Music History, Music Appreciation, Voice, Piano, Music Education, and directing ensembles and musical theatre productions.
Dennis has a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting, and a Master of Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, and a Bachelor of Music Education from the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington, IN
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Firepower for the Church Musician
by Dennis Williams
Firepower for the Church Musician is an inspiring collection of essays covering a variety of issues commonly found in the average Christian church music program, illuminated with scripture references and illustrated with examples from real-life people and events, all designed to get the reader fired up about doing the work of music in the church.
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