About our Director Dr. Deborah Herring:
Dr. Deborah Herring received her B.M.M. from Ozark Christian College, her M.M. from Pittsburg State and her D.A. from Ball State in vocal performance. In addition to being the director of Emmanuel Arts Academy, she teaches full time in the EC music department, stays active as a soprano soloist and member of the Lamplight Trio, and is the part-time Minister of Music for Royston Baptist Church. A member of NATS, CMS, MENC, and Phi Kappa Phi, she feels her purpose is to mentor, and train musicians into a life of service and excellence. In the Arts Academy, she teaches, voice, musical theatre, and sacred dance as well as teaching and leading in the annual summer fine arts camp.
Dr. Leslie Boucher earned the Bachelor of Music Education from Indiana University, the Master of Arts (Ethnomusicology) from Long Island University in New York, and the Ph. D. in Music History and Theory from the University of Georgia. Dr. Boucher has performed with various oratorio, opera, and symphonic organizations in Charlotte, Indianapolis, New York, Sioux City, and Spoleto. She has also performed as a soloist in the National Composers Conference, and has published a CD of twentieth-century art music while at the University of Georgia. Boucher taught public school music and performed as a freelance musician before coming to Emmanuel College in 1998. She is currently Chair of the Music Department and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. Her areas of teaching are music history, theory, world music, art/music appreciation, and applied violin. Boucher is Music Director of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Belton, South Carolina, where she lives with her husband, Walter. The Bouchers have one grown daughter, Andrea, who is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in counseling and working at Anderson County Mental Health Department as a counselor for troubled youth. Dr. Boucher is currently working on a composition project of contemporary Christian music. She also teaches various courses in the Emmanuel College Academy.
Beth Chitwood is an instructor of music and accompanist in the music department. She teaches class piano for music majors and non-majors, and accompanies vocal and instrumental students. Beth received her M.M. in Piano Pedagogy in 2008 from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, and B.A. in Music in 2006 from Emmanuel College. Beth has operated a private piano studio for the past 11 years in Hull, GA. From 2006-2008, Beth was a member of the piano faculty at the Community Music School at the University of Georgia, where she taught applied piano and group piano for beginning students. She is also a piano instructor with the Emmanuel Fine Arts Academy, a position she has held since 2007. Beth is currently the pianist at Joy Baptist Church in Hull, GA. Beth is an active member of three music teacher associations: the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), the Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA), and the Athens Music Teachers Association (AMTA). In 2008, Beth was chosen by the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty to receive the STAR award from MTNA and the Directors Award from the School of Music. Beth lives in Hull, GA with her family.
Mickey Rowell holds a B.A. from Lee College and M.M. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in church music and vocal performance. He has done additional studies at UTC and Florida State University. He joined the EC faculty in 2003. At Emmanuel he teaches music education and music ministry classes and gives private voice lessons. Mr. Rowell previously taught in both private and public schools in Tennessee and Florida, where his bands and choral groups consistently received superior ratings. He has also been active in church music ministry for over 20 years. He has won National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions and has been active in opera, oratorio and musical theater performance as well as an adjudicator and clinician.
Courtney Guest is a Junior at Emmanuel College, working to toward her B.A. in Vocal Performance. She teaches piano and voice and has been playing and singing since she was seven years old. She teaches beginner and early intermediate level piano lessons and beginner to advanced intermediate voice lessons. She is the Student Administrative Assistant for the Arts Academy and has also helped administrate and teach the summer Fine Arts Camp.
BJ Mathis is a Junior at Emmanuel College pursuing his B.A. in Music and Worship Arts. BJ comes to us with many years of experience playing guitar, drums, and singing. This is his second year teaching percussion and guitar through the Arts Academy.
Carly Hauntsman is a graduate of Emmanuel College with a B.A. in Music Education. She began giving private lessons from her studio when she was 17 and continues to do so. Carly has been the church pianist at Cabin Creek Baptist Church in Nicholson for 10 years and performs music specials on occasion. She has been a teacher at Emmanuel College Arts Academy since 2011, teaching piano and voice and enjoys working with young children.
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The published tuition, room and board costs for Emmanuel College are greatly reduced for many through grants, scholarships and low-interest loans. As a result, the cost of your education at Emmanuel College is usually far less than the published price. To obtain an estimated cost, click on the link below and complete our Net Price Calculator.
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Propel! is a leadership event hosted by the Emmanuel Leadership Initiative Student Advisory that will take place Saturday November 5, 2011 from 10:00AM-12:00PM in Taylor Auditorium here at Emmanuel College. Each semester the ELI Student Advisory Board host events to equip student leaders.
The Pentecostal Heritage Scholarship provides financial assistance to new full-time degree-seeking students enrolling for the first time, who are currently attending a church or fellowship that is a member of thePentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America(PCCNA) other than Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) or Congregational Holiness Church (CHC).
The award is up to $500 per semester or up to $1,000 per year. The scholarship is non-transferable, not available during the summer semester and not redeemable for cash. Students beginning enrollment during the spring semester are eligible to receive this scholarship.
The Emmanuel College Application for Financial Aid (ECAFA) is the application for this scholarship and can be completed online through Net Partner here.
This scholarship is renewable each year (up to four years) provided the recipient maintains at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and enrolls full-time.
This scholarship in combination with any other scholarships and grants cannot exceed the cost of tuition and resident housing. Funds will be adjusted accordingly.
All grants, scholarships and loans singularly or in combination cannot exceed a students’ cost of attendance. A students cost of attendance is determined by the financial aid office and includes tuition, room and board, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.
In addition to scholarship, students are encouraged to apply for additional forms of assistance by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid here and the HOPE Scholarship and Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant here.
With a capacity crowd for history in the making, Emmanuel College welcomed 1,200 people to the Dedication Ceremony of its new Athletic Center on Saturday, Oct. 6, during Homecoming Weekend 2012.
This impressive $10 million Athletic Center will be a tremendous asset to the campus and community as it serves a growing student population and soon will offer community memberships to fitness and recreational spaces.