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educator , musician

Gayl Fitzgearld, musician, educator. Recipient Achievement award in Fine Arts, Bank of America, 1958, Norseman award, Diablo Valley College, 1960, Youth Concert Competition award, Las Cruces Symphony, 1983, Concerto Competition award, 1984. Staff member Youth Music Camp, Inlow Camp, New Mexico, since 1982; Member of National Association Teachers of Singing.

Background

Fitzgearld, Gayl was born on March 30, 1941 in Albany, California, United States. Daughter of Glen Oldham and Nadine Edith Center.

Education

Bachelor of Music, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1982. Master of Music, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1984.

Career

Teacher private voice studio, Las Cruces, since 1983. Coordinator accompanists Music Department New Mexico State University, 1983—1985, voice instructor Music Department, 1983—1986, instructor Music Department, since 2001. Administrator Calvary Baptist Church Fine Arts Academy, 1988—1991, First Baptist Fine Arts Academy, Las Cruces, 1997—2000.

Music director First Baptist Church, Clearlake Highlands, California, 1971—1980, choir coordinator, Las Cruces, 1980—1982, organist, since 2005. Music director Mendo-Lake Baptist Association, Clearlake Highlands, 1975—1978, Mesilla Park Community Church, Mesilla Park, California, 1990—1996. Workshop leader California Southern Baptist Convention, Fresno, 1975—1978.

Organist Calvary Baptist Church, Las Cruces, 1982—1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Singer: (plays) Music Man, 1984, Quilters, 1988, (Operas) The Old Maid and the Thief, 1984, Ahmal and the Night Visitors, 1986.

Religion

The two greatest commandments are to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself.".

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Staff member Youth Music Camp, Inlow Camp, New Mexico, since 1982. Member of National Association Teachers of Singing.

Connections

Married Fredric Edward Fitzgearld, May 27, 1961. Children: Fredric Edward, Mark Galen.

father:
Glen Oldham

mother:
Nadine Edith Center

spouse:
Fredric Edward Fitzgearld

child:
Fredric Edward Fitzgearld

child:
Mark Galen Fitzgearld