Charles Priest

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Music; Director, Instrumental Studies, Concert Band, and Community Orchestra


Dr. Charles Priest received his D.M.A. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, M.M. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and his undergraduate degree from Bryan College. He is an experienced private instructor of trumpet, guitar, and piano. His published works include articles, hymn texts, anthems, and hymn treatments. Dr. Priest has led and participated in music mission trips within the United States and internationally. He previously taught on the faculty of Boyce College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently directs the Concert Band and Community Orchestra. Additionally, Dr. Priest teaches Applied High Brass lessons, Music Theory, and Music Literature. He, his wife, Lenore, and daughter, Katy, reside in Bluefield, Virginia.

Location: Harman Chapel 106

Department: Music

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