Meet our new Choral Director, Dr. Nataliya Bolgar!!

 

We are excited to have Dr. Bolgar coming onto our staff this coming year in our choral department.  Dr. Bolgar, as seen below, has a vast educational experience in music. She spent the past year working with the music department of Lake Country Christian School, who places first at TAPPS State Competition on a regular basis.

Dr. Bolgar holds a Diploma in Theory and Conducting from the State Music College in Odessa, Ukraine; a Diploma of Ethics and Biblical Doctrines from Odessa Bible School in Odessa, Ukraine; an undergraduate and several degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas: Graduate Diploma in Educational Ministries, a Master of Arts in Christian Education, a Master of Music in Church Music, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Church Music, the last two with a concentration in Voice Performance. Dr. Bolgar has performed as well as taught as a guest voice instructor and music educator in Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Republic of Georgia, Ukraine, and the USA. Her additional performances took place in Brazil, Australia, South Korea, and the Netherlands. She also serves as the Director of the Senior Adult Choir and is an active member of the Adult Choir at Gambrell Street Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas.

Before coming to the USA, Dr. Bolgar served in various churches in Ukraine as a vocal performer and a music educator, an Assistant Director in Childhood Education as well as a member of a Church Planting Team.