A warm welcome from Evangel's Music Department. We have a dedicated, qualified, and vibrant music faculty, talented music students, and a variety of excellent music programs.
Title: Dr. Linda Ligate
Office: Barnett Fine Arts Building, 120
Professional Information: BM in piano performance from the University of British Columbia
MM in piano performance from the University of Illinois
DM in piano performance from Florida State University
M. Div. in pastoral ministry from The Assemblies of God Seminary (AGTS)
Job Responsibilities: Teaching applied piano and class piano; MUSC 346: "History of Music from the Classical Era through the Twentieth Century;" MUSC 250: Co-teaching with Dr. Kolstad "The Worship Heritage of the Modern Pentecostal Church;" and MUS 549 (Graduate) "The Music and Faith Legacies of Bach, Mendelssohn, Messiaen and Penderecki." Other responsibilities include accompanying Chorale and a variety of senior recitals, in addition to faculty recitals.
Org Memberships: Music Faculty
Chair, Artist Series Chair, Dr. Kean Memorial Organ Committee
Courses Taught: PIAN 212: Class Piano PIAN 100, 300: Applied Piano MUSC 346: Music History: Classical through the Twentieth Century MUSC 250: Co-taught with Dr. Kolstad: The Worship Heritage of the Modern Pentecostal Church MUS 549: The Music and Faith Legacies of Bach, Mendelssohn, Messiaen and Penderecki
Publications: Accompanist for faculty and senior recitals Organization and participation in Music Department recitals/forums, whether guests and or faculty, in terms of integrating aspects of the arts within a Christian perspective
Started Work: fall of 1986
Favorite Thing About Work: The fellowship and vision of fellow faculty members; opportunities to explore and contribute to the academic, musical and spiritual lives of students and faculty members; and the sense of "mission" and valid "purpose" that is such an integral part of Evangel University
Was an Evangel Student: Attended AGTS as a part time student 1978-1992
Favorite Memory as a Student: Discussions in Dr. Gary McGee's classes.
Originally From: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Personal Information: Enjoy travelling, walking tours in the UK and Europe, music festivals, worship symposiums and conferences. . . . visiting my sisters in Canada. . . . and reading British detective novels.