Dr. Hyung Sek Chae

 

Dr. Hyung Sek Chae

Dr. Hyung Sek (John) Chae, a native Korean, serves as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies and Church Music at Wayland Baptist University joining the faculty in 2012. Dr. Chae oversees all choral music programs as well as coordinates the church music curriculum and program. In addition, Dr. Chae teaches Basic Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music classes, International Choir, and Praise Ensemble Lab. Prior to joining Wayland Baptist University, he taught at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Texas Tech University. Dr. Chae also serves as the founding artistic director of an auditioned community choral ensemble, Jubilate Women’s Choir in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Chae holds degrees from Korea Baptist Theological University, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Texas Tech University.

Dr. Chae has had more than twenty-five years of diverse successful conducting and church music experiences at multiple levels and contexts including music ministry at Suwon Central Baptist Church (which had over 15,000 members) in Suwon, Korea. He had six years of public school teaching experience in grades K-12. He continues to serve as a UIL Region and State adjudicator, choir clinician, and guest conductor. He loves working enthusiastically to foster healthy vocal development, to create positive vertical teaming experiences, and to encourage life-long participation in music activities. He has conducted choral festivals in Korea and the United States and served as a cooperating teacher for diverse music seminars/ festivals. He has participated and performed in many choral/vocal/worship conferences, including WCA (World Choral Festival), ACDA (American Choral Directors Association), NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing), TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association), TCDA (Texas Choral Directors Assoicaltion), NWLC (National Worship Leaders Conference), KFCM (Korea Federation of Choral Music), Far East Broadcasting Company Choral Festival (Seoul and Taejeon in Korea), Calvin Symposium on Worship, and the National Endowment of the Arts’ American Masterpieces Music Festival. Dr. Chae is a member of ACDA, TCDA, TMEA, NATS, IFCM, CMS, and the Hymn Society.

Dr. Chae is married to Heejae and has two sons, Soomin and Soohyun.

 

COURSES

HMC – Harral Music Center; M – Muncy

Course

Title

Time

Room

FALL2013

MUSI 4204

Administration of Church Music

T/TH 1:45-3:00

HMC 103

MUSI 0109-4109

International Choir

M/T/W/TH 12:20-1:35

HMC 124

MUSI 3202

Basic Conducting

M/W 9:00-9:50

M 116

MUSI 1130

Praise Ensemble Lab

M/W 1:45-3:00

HMC 124

MUSI4340

Topics in Music – Church Music Internship

TBA

TBA

SPRING 2014

MUSI 4204

Church Music Methods

T/TH 1:45-3:00

HMC 103

MUSI 1109-4109

International Choir

M/T/W/TH 12:20-1:35

HMC 124

MUSI 3212

Choral Conducting

M/W 9:00-9:50

M 116

MUSI 1130

Praise Ensemble Lab

M/W 1:45-3:00

HMC 124

MUSI4340

Topics in Music – Church Music Internship

TBA

TBA

 

OFFICE HOURS

M/T/W/TH

10:00-11:00

or

Other Times By Appointment

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

HMC Room 127; (806) 291-1067; chaeh@wbu.edu