Our Music Directors
Director of Music 

Dr. Rebecca Echols, mezzo-soprano, is a versatile singer and pedagogue.  Rebecca holds her doctorate degree in vocal pedagogy from the University of Maryland.  She also holds degrees from Stetson University, Shenandoah Conservatory and the Peabody Conservatory.  Dr. Echols is an Assistant Professor of Voice and Vocal Pedagogy at Morgan State University and teaches Vocal Pedagogy, Lyric Diction, and maintains a full studio.  Prior to her work at MSU, she taught at Shenandoah Conservatory, the University of Maryland and Carroll Community College.  In addition to her work as a singer, Dr. Echols has been invited to lecture around the US on her dissertation topic of Effective Practicing for Vocalists.  Some of Rebecca's performance credits include Nedda in Pagliacci, Papagena in Die Zauberflote, Michaela in Carmen, and Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus.  Rebecca served as the Director of Music at Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church for ten years, and is excited to return for the Interim Director of Music position.