Doctor of Pastoral Music Research Showcase

Perkins School of Theology invites you to join faculty, students and alumni at 6 p.m. on April 9, in Bridwell Library. The Sacred Music program at Perkins will host the second Doctor of Pastoral Music (D.P.M.) Research Showcase. The event will include academic presentations by current visiting scholar Jose Luis Manrique and Joshua Taylor, a D.P.M. graduate.

Presentations will be followed by a reception at Bridwell’s Gill Hall.

We invite you to attend in person or virtually. Click here to register to participate:

Our speakers:

Jose Luis Manrique is a Peruvian composer and conductorbased in Brazil since 2012. He holds a Bachelors of Composition and Conducting degree from the Universidade Estadual do Paraná (UNESPAR – Curitiba I), a Masters of Theology degree from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná). He is the music producer of the Coro e Orquestra Arquidiocesanos Luz dos Pinhais (Archdiocesan Choir and Orchestra), visiting professor of the postgraduate course in Liturgical Music at the Universidade Salesiana em São Paulo (Salesian University in São Paulo) and member of the Ars Iubilorum composers collective. Manrique is currently pursuing a Doctor of Theology degree at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná and is a visiting scholar in the Doctor of Pastoral Music program at SMU.

Joshua Taylor is the Instructor of Sacred Music Studies in the University of North Texas College of Music and serves as the Director of Worship and Music at First United Methodist Church in Denton, Texas. He holds the Doctor of Pastoral Music degree from the Perkins School of Theology/SMU, a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Kansas State University and a Bachelors of Music Education from the University of North Texas. He previously served as the Community Musician for the Iona Community in Scotland and as the Director of Worship & Music at First Presbyterian Church in Dallas.