Adjunct Instructor of Voice
B.M., Texas Lutheran University; M.M., Concordia University
Elizabeth "Beth" Jordan has a bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran and a master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Concordia University, Wisconsin. She holds the Service Playing Certificate from American Guild of Organists, and she is the minister of music at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. She has accompanied choirs & played the organ at churches in Pittsburgh, New York City, Seattle, and throughout Texas. Beth has sung under noted conductors James Litton, Dino Anagost, Beth Ann Bonnecroy, Rebecca Rottsolk, Sigurd Christiansen, and Michael Martin (in the Cumberland Oratorio Singers and the Cross Creek Chorale). In the musical theatre arena, she was Peggy Sue in the National Tour of “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.” As a songwriter, composer and arranger, Beth is the proud recipient of the Abe Olman Scholarship winner (given for excellence in songwriting); she co-wrote the title track of Whisper Loud's debut album "Different Kind of Beautiful" (released on Benson Records), and she received an Honorable Mention in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Currently, ten of her piano arrangements are available in Augsburg Fortress’ compilations for the ELW hymnal.