Dr. Andrew Roby has served in various choral conducting positions in academic, church, and community settings since 1981. Academic appointments have included Asbury College, Shorter College (GA), and Union University. He has also taught at Gardner-Webb University and has served in church music positions in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. Currently he provides leadership to the music and worship ministries of The Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville. Prior to his appointment with GCS, Andy has directed the North Carolina Baptist Singers and Orchestra, an organization composed of approximately 160 church musicians from across the state for 12 years. Andy is a frequent handbell and choral clinician. In recent years, he has been engaged as a choral clinician/conductor throughout the southern United States, and internationally in Germany, Brazil, and Cuba. Andy has also conducted choirs on tours throughout the United States and internationally to England, Germany, The Netherlands, Brazil, Cuba, Belize, Trinidad, and Nicaragua. An active member of the American Choral Directors Association, Andy recently served as president of its North Carolina Chapter. Previously, he was the Southern Region Newsletter Editor and Repertoire & Resources Chair for Music in Worship. He has presented sessions at both state and regional conferences of ACDA, and has published articles in state and regional publications, as well as The Choral Journal, the official juried journal of ACDA. Andy received his undergraduate degree from Union University (TN). His masters degree as well as the Doctor of Musical Arts were awarded by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, where he studied conducting with Dr. Milburn Price, past national president of ACDA, and Dr. John Dickson, currently the Director of Choral Activities at Louisiana State University (LSU). His vocal pedagogy studies were with Dr. Jay Wilkey.