Gayle Sullivan, Director of Music Ministries

  • Joined Belmont UMC staff in 1990
  • Directs a fully graded program of 11 choirs and ensembles at BUMC

Academic background

  • Scarritt Graduate School, Masters in Church Music
  • Birmingham Southern College, Bachelor of Music

Family life

Married to Steve Sullivan. We live in Coopertown, TN.

Interests and activities

Bicycling, hiking, sewing, crafting, orchid growing

Places called home besides Nashville

  • San Antonio, TX
  • Shreveport, LA

Awards and honors

  • Leadership positions and clinician for local and national level in the Nashville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
  • Leadership in planning and providing music for the Tennessee annual Conference worship services
  • Adjunct faculty of Belmont University school of church music
  • Member of the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music, Worship and the Arts
  • Leadership for the national conference sessions as a clinician and organist
  • Given the Award of Distinction by the National Religious Music Week Alliance in 2002