E. Wright, D.M.A., serves on the faculty of Hardin-Simmons University as director
of choral activities and Logsdon Professor of Church Music. Wright received his
Doctor of Musical Arts in choral conducting from the Conservatory of Music at
the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where he studied with the noted Dr.
Eph Ehly and Dr. Charles Robinson.
received his Master of Music in choral conducting and church music from
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Bachelor of Music in church music
from Samford University.
is active as a choral clinician and as a guest lecturer on music and worship.
He has several articles on choral music and worship in print and he has spoken
at TMEA and ACDA events and has served as guest clinician in high schools and
middle schools across the state. He has also served as guest conductor for
All-Region Honor Choirs. Wright’s choirs have toured nationally and
internationally and have been recognized for their choral excellence and
- Bachelor of Music, Piano, Samford University, 1983
- Master of Music, Choral Conducting, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987
- Doctor of Musical Arts, Choral Conducting, University of Missouri, 2002