Southwestern music professor honored by guild
FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Gerald Aultman, professor of music theory at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, earned the distinguished title of Fellow of the American Guild of Organists (FAGO) in June. This is the premier honor that can be earned by American Guild of Organists members.
To achieve this award, Aultman completed two days of extensive performances and written examinations. Demonstrating proficiency in sacred and secular compositions as well as extensive knowledge in the musical field led to this specialized accolade.
Aultman currently holds the Dick Baker Chair of Music Missions and Evangelism. Additionally, he is the acting chair of the music theory and composition department at Southwestern Seminary. Aultman also serves as the organist of the First Baptist Church of Dallas.
About Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Southwestern Seminary celebrates its centennial in 2008. Since its founding, the seminary has trained and sent out over 40,000 graduates to serve in local churches and mission fields around the world. In 1908, B.H. Carroll established the seminary on the campus of Baylor University. It was moved to its current location on Seminary Hill in Fort Worth in 1910 and was placed under the direction of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1925. Paige Patterson was elected as the eighth president of the seminary in 2003.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Thomas White, Vice President for Student Services and Communications
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
817.923.1921 ext. 7300