Ben Caston

Associate Professor of Voice
Performance and Pedagogy Division Chair

Ben Caston

Contact

817-923-1921 x3172

bcaston@swbts.edu

Education

D.M.A., Church Music/Voice, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005; M.M.C.M., Church Music/Voice, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998; B.M., Church Music, Voice,/Piano, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, MS, 1996; A.A., Southwest Mississippi Community College, Summit, MS, 1993


Dr. Caston serves as Associate Professor of Voice for the School of Church Music and Worship and Chairman of the Performance and Pedagogy Division. As a minister of music Dr. Caston has served Baptist Churches in Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia and Texas.

Dr. Caston has conducted Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Rutter’s Magnificat, Rutter’s Requiem, Haydn’s Te Deum, and Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer with the Texas Medical Center Community Choir and Orchestra.

Dr. Caston, a lyric tenor and active oratorio soloist, has performed with various choral societies, symphonies, and orchestras, and colleges. Most notably, he has performed Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Teichler’s The Good Samaritan, and Dubois’s The Seven Last Words of Christ.

Dr. Caston is an active member of the Century Men, National Association of Teachers of Singing, American Choral Directors Association, and The Baptist Church Music Conference.

Dr. Caston and his wife, Rebecca, have two children, Clay and Sydney, and they live in Fort Worth, Texas.


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