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Choral Director – Tommy Havens

Our choral director, Tommy Havens, began directing youth and adult choirs while still in his teens, and continues to be passionate about choral artistry and impacting lives through the choral experience. He is a native of west Texas, having taught school and served churches in Lubbock and the Ft Worth area before relocating to Arkansas, where he spent 25 years as Music and Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church in Russellville.

  • Bachelor of Music Ed. – Texas Tech University
  • Master of Music – School of Music, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Over 30 years as a Music and Worship Pastor in Texas and Arkansas
  • Developed youth choirs that performed regularly in worship and undertook concert and ministry trips each year to locations throughout the U.S.
  • Recently taught in the North Little Rock School District and worked part-time as orchestra director with Little Rock’s Immanuel Baptist Church
  • Currently serving part-time as Minister of Music for Pulaski Heights Baptist Church in Little Rock