Tom Eggleston



Athens, GA


Port Sulphur, LA (50 mi. below New Orleans, LA)


Prytania High School, New Orleans, LA

Bachelor of Music Education, Cum Laude, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS (Piano major; voice, minor)

Master of Church Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

(Piano major, organ minor, composition emphasis)


National Missionary for Creative Arts/Special Events Ministries, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA, 19 years

Assoc. Director of Music & Worship, SC Baptist Convention, Columbia, SC, 6 years

Minister of Music, 21+ years (KY, WV, GA, SC) Concert Artist, Clinician, Composer Currently serving: Minister of Music, Milledge Avenue Baptist Church, Athens, GA (since Nov. 3, 2014)


Since 1971; first piece published in 1977; ASCAP member since 1980

Recent anthems at (type Tom Eggleston in search box)

Anthem website: (200+ anthems in 40 categories

"I Gaze Upon the Wondrous Cross” (Hymn #187, Celebrating Grace Hymnal, March, 2010.

Published dozens of anthems with publishers Word, Lillenas, Shawnee Press, Lifeway

Areas of Interest: 

Composing original anthems, hymns, songs, hymn arranging; children's songs & stories.

Playing the ocarina (a globular flute), piano, trumpet; balloon sculpting; hula hooping; exercising.