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Beverly Smith Herrington

512 Stoneland Place   *  Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Home: 678-226-4096   
Email: bmabz@aol.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  •  AVAILABLE TO SUBSTITUTE AS DIRECTOR AND/OR ORGANIST

  •  VOCAL INSTRUCTOR

  •  RETIRED from CHURCH MINISTRY AS OF SEPTEMBER 2008

  •  NEW PROSPECT UNITED METHODIST ~ Buford GA

    • Director of Music Ministries

      • Anthems throughout the year, plus 2 full seasonal musicals presented during morning worship

      • "Just Follow the Light", a special 2007 Christmas musical featuring the story in music and narration of the Magi, compiled especially for New Prospect UMC by Beverly Smith Herrington

    • Organist and Keyboardist

  •  BROOKHAVEN UNITED METHODIST ~ Atlanta GA

    • Associate Director of Music

      • Directed rehearsals and performances in director's absence

    • Organist [pipe organ compilation]

      • Service organist for all services, ensembles and soloists

    • Children's Choir Director

  •  ST TIMOTHY UNITED METHODIST ~ Atlanta GA

    • Director of Music Ministrie

      • Anthems throughout the year, plus 2 full seasonal musicals presented during morning worship

      • Director of seasonal ensembles

      • Director of two children's drama/musical choirs

    • Organist  [Schantz] 

      • Director of Chancel Choir

      • Service Organist for weekly services, choirs, ensembles and vocal presentations

      • Responsible for full music program which included hand-bells and youth choir

      • Vocal Instructor

      • Soloist

  •  HAYGOOD MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST ~ Atlanta GA

    •  Music Associate

    • Organist  [Austin]   

  •  SANDY SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST ~ Atlanta GA  

    • Interim Director of Music/Organist  [Allen

    • Associate/Organist/Children’s Choir/Drama Director  

      • Directed Chancel Choir

      • Service organist for all services, ensembles and soloists

      • Directed 2 Children's Choirs

  •  MT. ZION UNITED METHODIST ~  Marietta GA    

    • Music Associate

      • Directed rehearsals and performances in director's absence

    • Organist  [Allen]   

      • Service organist for all services, ensembles and soloists

  •  WYNNTON UNITED METHODIST ~ Columbus GA  

    • Music Associate

      • Directed rehearsals and performances in director's absence

      • Developed fully graded children and youth choir programs

    • Organist  [Moeller]  

      • Service organist for all services, ensembles and soloists    

  •  ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST ~ Colorado Springs CO 

    • Director of Music

      • Anthems throughout the year, plus 2 seasonal musicals

      • Formed and directed 3 graded children's choirs (125 in program)

      • Formed a seasonal boy choir

    • Organist [Austin] 

      • Assisted church organist

      • Piano instructor

EDUCATION

  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Vocal Instructor

  • Performing Artist, organ/piano concerts throughout Georgia and Florida

  • Member, Atlanta Symphony Chorus; the late Robert Shaw, Director (1980-82)

  • Show Director, Variety Shows throughout Georgia and Colorado

  • Female lead, CAMELOT, Springer Opera House (State Theatre of Georgia)

  • Featured entertainer, various vocal programs and presentations

  • Instrumentalist, Weddings and Receptions

  • Director, Methodist Ministers’ Wives Chorus (Rocky Mountain Conference)

  • Choral Director, City of Denver Methodist WSCS Chorus

  • Choral Director, Denver PTA Mothers’ Chorus and State Chorus

  • Former Member American Guild of Organists

SUBSTITUTE/ SUPPLY JOBS 

 

 

  • Mt. Zion UMC, Director/Organist

  • Dunwoody Baptist, Keyboardist

REFERENCES

 

  • Ralph Freeman, Christian Recording Artist (Atlanta GA)

  • Bob Fraumann, Director of Music, Mt. Zion UMC  (Marietta, GA)  

  • Dr. Donald Kea, retired UMC Senior Minister, First UMC (Albany, Georgia)

  • Bruce Brownlow, former SPR/choir member, St. Timothy UMC (St. Mountain, GA)   

  • Jean Carmichael, choir member/soloist, St. Timothy UMC (St. Mountain, GA)    

  • Rae Myles, children’s choir mother, St. Timothy UMC (St. Mountain, GA)        

  • Jay Sewell, youth, St. Timothy UMC (St. Mountain, GA)   

  • Rev. Wilton Moulder, Retired UMC Minister (Peachtree City, GA)

  • Mr. Lex McGee, Vocal Student

  • Mrs. Helen McClure, Vocal Student

  • Ms. Jeananne Ratliff, Atlanta Opera   

BMABZ@aol.com

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