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Our Faculty


                  Dr. Rebecca Abbott







Rebecca Abbott holds a BM from Wheaton College, with studies in voice, organ, and English literature; an MA in liturgy and the arts from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, with additional studies in sacred music with Carl Daw and Julian Wachner at Boston University; a DWS from the Institute for Worship Studies; and certification in Musikgarten, for children from birth to age nine. Areas of study include the integration of music and text in congregational song, the Oxford/Cambridge Movements of the 1800’s, and theological aesthetics. Her “Royal Requiem” was recorded by the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Goliards in 2017.


Active as a performer, guest lecturer, and composer, Abbott also works as an organist at Gay Street United Methodist Church (Mount Vernon, Ohio) and Mount Vernon Nazarene University and as an accompanist at Kenyon College and has served as dean of the American Guild of Organists, Columbus, Ohio, chapter.

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