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William Everett Melton Edit Profile

Music educator

William Everett Melton was music educator. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, Carson-Newman College, 2001.

Background

Melton, William Everett was born on June 28, 1940 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of William Everett and Cordelia Mae Melton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Carson-Newman College, 1962. Master of Science in Music Education, University Tennessee, 1970. Doctor of Education, University Tennessee, 1984.

Career

Choral music teacher Carter High School, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1968—1993. Instructor Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, 1993—2006. Retired, 2006

Director music ministries Fountain City United Methodist Church, Knoxville, 1993—2003.

Minister of music Smithwood Baptist Church, Knoxville, 2005—2006. Director traditional worship & music Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church, Knoxville, since 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer, arranger: choral and handbell works.

Membership

Assistant director, music director Knoxville Nativity Pageant, 1987—1995, member advisory board, 1996—2006. Volunteer Jubilee Project, Sneedville, 2004—2006. Choral clinician, adjuducator East Tennessee Choral Festivals.

Member of National Education Association, Tennessee Retired Teachers Association, American Choral Directors Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Drawdy, August 17, 1963. Children: John Morris, Marissa Kaye.

father:
William Everett

mother:
Cordelia Mae Melton

spouse:
Carol Ann Drawdy

child:
John Morris Melton

child:
Marissa Kaye Melton