Trinity United Methodist Church
Monday, June 25, 2018
Living as, and leading others to become, Disciples of Jesus Christ

Lynn McGill, Minister of Music

Lynn McGill received his B.S. in Music Education at Middle Tennessee State University and followed with his Master of Music Education + 45 hours at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He enjoyed Master’s level study with Donald Neuen, DMA, currently Prof @ UCLA and Choral Director @ Crystal Cathedral with Dr. Robert Schuller. Lynn’s additional studies include Eastman School of Music, Robert Shaw, Southern Methodist University, George Peabody College, Furman University, and the University of Illinois
Lynn’s has been choral director at churches in Manchester, Shelbyville, Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Athens, and Franklin, TN. Early in his career, he directed the University of Tennessee Women’s chorus and served as Department Chairman, director of Choral Activities, and Associate Professor of Music at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens.
Founder of the Athens Area Council for the Arts, he founded and conducted the Athens Area Community Chorus. Lynn was Associate Director and Board Member of the Knoxville Community Chorus, and was also a member of the Knoxville Choral Society and Opera Chorus.
In recent years he has been a member of the Nashville Symphony Chorus, the Belle Voci choir of Belmont University, Brentwood United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, BUMC Men’s Ensemble, and the Harpeth Valley Sacred Harp Singers.
He is a life member of the American Choral Directors Association.
Lynn and wife Linda make their home in Franklin. They have four adult children and three grandchildren.