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Music educator

Melba Brown, music educator. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1976. President William Carey College Alumni; Member of Alabama Vocal Association, Music Educators National Conference (1st place solo), National Association Teachers Singing (president 1996), Min.'s Wives 1998—2001, Music Clubs International, Alabama Federated Music Clubs, Schumann Music Club, Delta Omicron.

Background

Brown, Melba was born on October 3, 1941 in Greer, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Richard Lenhardt and Lillie (Phillips) Roper.

Education

Bachelor of Music, William Carey College, 1964. Master in Music Studies, William Carey College, 1979.

Career

Teacher music Seminary (Mississippi) School, 1963—1966. Teacher, choral director Stringer (Mississippi) Attn. Center, 1968—1970; chair department music Southeastern Junior College, Laurel, 1966—1972.

Music minister 1st Baptist Church, Bay Springs, 1966—1976. Voice teacher, 1964—1999. Associate professor voice and music, director vocal studies and opera University Mobile, Alabama, since 1979.

Vocal clinician, adjudicator performer Mobile County Schools and area churches, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Featured vocalist, recitalist, concert artist.

Religion

Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.

Politics

Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

Views

Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.

Membership

President William Carey College Alumni. Member of Alabama Vocal Association, Music Educators National Conference (1st place solo), National Association Teachers Singing (president 1996), Min.'s Wives 1998—2001, Music Clubs International, Alabama Federated Music Clubs, Schumann Music Club, Delta Omicron.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bible teaching and studies, embroidery, writing, reading.

Connections

Married Charles Edward Brown, August 30, 1963. Children: Debbi Sims, Gaye Butler, Sharla Raulerson.

father:
Richard Lenhardt Roper

mother:
Lillie (Phillips) Roper

spouse:
Charles Edward Brown

child:
Debbi Sims Brown

child:
Gaye Butler Brown

child:
Sharla Raulerson Brown