Dr. Tony McNeill affectionately known at “Dr. T.,” is a sought-after workshop clinician, lecturer, consultant, mentor, and guest choral conductor throughout the country. McNeill currently serves as director of choral activities and chairman of the department of music at Clinton College in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Prior to his appoint at Clinton College, he was a visiting professor and interim choral director at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas. McNeill also served four and a half years as the director of worship and the arts at Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, “America’s Freedom Church.”
He has presented lectures and workshops for the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada, American Choral Directors Association, Presbyterian Association of Musicians, Hampton University Ministers’ Conference, Duke Divinity School, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, The American Baptist College, The National Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators Conference (APCE), Shaw University Ministers’ Conference, and served as artist-in-residence for the past five years at Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, New Jersey) for the Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI).
McNeill is a respected worship educator and consultant and participates as a member of the gospel recording group Donald Lawrence and The Tri-City Singers (South Carolina/North Carolina). He is the founder/curator of The Call 2 Worship Group, an online community of musicians and clergy.
McNeill earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Appalachian State University, with an emphasis in piano and choral music; a master’s degree in choral conducting from Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida); and a Doctorate of Worship Studies from The Robert Webber Institute for Worship Studies (Jacksonville, Florida).