B.A.Mus., Trinity College
M.Mus., Central Michigan University
D.W.S., Robert E. Webber Institute of Worship Studies
Dr. Kayleen Bobbitt is a faculty member and Professor of Music Theory and Piano at Grace Christian University. She received her undergraduate training at Moody Bible Institute and Trinity International University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Piano Performance. She then received a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance, with high honors, from Central Michigan University. She also holds a Post-baccheloreatte Degree in Elementary Education from Calvin College. Dr. Bobbitt earned a Doctorate in Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.
During her career, she has held a variety of musical positions and responsibilities, including Director of Music at Berean Bible Church (now Rush Creek Bible Church); Director of Music for Sola Scriptura (an evangelical ministry now based in Orlando, Florida); accompanist for Grand Rapids Men and Boys’ Choir; church accompanist; concert pianist with Keys 2 Transport; and faculty member at Calvin College, Aquinas College, and Grace Christian Univesity, where she has taught since 1980.
As an employee of Sola Scriptura, she performed annually for a Scripture conference in Herefordshire, England. She has traveled throughout the United States directing and accompanying Grace Singers, a mixed-voice ensemble from Grace Christian University. Kayleen has composed commissioned works for Grand Rapids Men and Boys’ Choir and Sola Scriptura. She has recorded projects for Christian ministries, including Keys 2 Transport, Sola Scriptura and the Christian Reformed Church of America. She has also self-published a book of piano hymn arrangements entitled “Rhapsodies of Piano Praise,” and a fourteen-book series on sacred piano improvisation entitled, “Hymnprovise.”
Kayleen is married to her college sweetheart, Bill, and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Her deepest desire is to bring glory to her Savior, Jesus Christ, with the gifts He has given her.