Phone: (205) 726-2851
Office: Buchanan Hall 203
Education:Bachelor of Music, Belmont University
Master of Church Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Doctor of Musical Arts, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Daniel(Dan) Edward Lawhon is a Kentucky native. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from BelmontUniversity, studying organ with Helen Trotter Midkiff. Dan received his Master of Church Music and Doctor of MusicalArts degrees from the School of Church Music at the Southern BaptistTheological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky where he studied organ with BoydM. Jones, II and Donald P. Hustad. Dan also studied improvisation with Donald P. Hustad. He studied conducting with Jerry M. Warrenand W. Irwin Ray, Jr. at Belmont and S. Milburn Price at SBTS. Dan began playing in church at the ageof nine and has served churches throughout the Southeast. Most recently Dan served St. MatthewsBaptist Church and Temple Emanuel B’Rith Shalom in Louisville, KY and FirstBaptist Church Huntsville, AL for nine years as Organist/Music Associate beforeaccepting the post of Organist—Choirmaster at Baptist Church of the Covenant inBirmingham, AL in 2008 . Dan hasserved on the adjunct music faculties for SBTS, the University of Alabama atBirmingham, Oakwood College, the University of Alabama in Huntsville and currentlySamford University. Dan isthe musical director for the Heritage Ringers of Huntsville, an auditionedhandbell choir. He is currentlythe Chair Elect for the Area VI American Guild of English Handbell Ringers. Dan has served as a keyboard clinician, accompanist,recitalist and handbell clinician through much of the United States as well asToronto, Vancouver and Moscow. Hishobbies include water skiing, running and cooking.