Dr. James Killion

Dr. James KillionAssociate Professor of Voice and Conducting

Office: Sellers 228
Office Phone: 504-816-3218
E-Mail: jkillion@nobts.edu


  • DMA (ABD), Voice Performance, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Master of Church Music, Voice Performance, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1987
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Voice & French horn, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri, 1981

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Voice, California Baptist University, 2011-2015
  • Graduate Assistant Voice Instructor, University of Oklahoma, 2007-2010
  • Choral Music Director, School of the Osage, Lake Ozark, Missouri, 1982-1983
  • Assistant Band Director, Rolla Public Schools, Rolla, Missouri, 1981-1982

Teaching Specializations

  • Voice, Conducting

Ministry Experience

  • Interim Music Minister, First Baptist Church, Albuquerque, NM, 2015
  • Worship Leader, Fellowship Baptist Church, Riverside, CA, 2014
  • Interim Music Minister, Magnolia Avenue Baptist Church, Riverside, CA, Interim, 2012-2013
  • Music Minister, First Baptist Church, Chickasha, OK, 1990-2011
  • Music Minister, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Big Spring, Texas, 1987-1990
  • Part-time Music Minister, First Baptist Church, Frankston, Texas, 1985-1987
  • Part-time Music and Youth Minister, Pleasantview Baptist Church, Crowley, Texas, 1983-1984


Published Music

  • “I Will Sing Unto the Lord” SAB, piano – with Joseph M. Martin, © 2002 Lorenz Corporation

Compositions and Arrangements Performed By

  • The Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma; Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma; Oklahoma Baptist Youth Choir Festival; Oklahoma Baptist All-State Choir; Georgia Baptist All-State Choir; Oklahoma Baptist University Bison Glee Club; University of Oklahoma University Chorale; California Baptist University New Song Choir
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