About Gary Hallquist
Gary Hallquist is Assistant Professor of Worship Ministries at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has previously served on the music staff of several large churches in Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana, most recently at Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham. He is a widely published composer of church choral and instrumental music, and a recording artist with two solo albums. Gary plays the saxophone, clarinet and flute, and has a Master of Music degree in clarinet performance from the University of North Texas, as well as a Master of Theological Studies degree from Beeson Divinity School. He also has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Oral Roberts University. He is a known conference speaker and worship leader. He and his wife, Sherrell, have three grown children, Kevin, Virginia and Meredith.