Lynn Shaw Bailey

Lynn Shaw Bailey HeadshotLynn Shaw Bailey (b.1955) is a creative and innovative composer, arranger, lyricist and writer known best for her choral music. Published by more than a dozen companies, her music includes hundreds of sacred and educational works for adult, youth and children's choirs, as well as compositions for piano, organ, handbells and instrumental ensembles.

Lynn's professional affiliations include: American Choral Directors Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Choristers Guild and the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP), where she has annually received ASCAP Awards since 1995. Lynn studied music at Oklahoma Baptist University and received the 2005 OBU Alumni Profiles in Excellence award for her compositions, as well as her fine arts education advocacy work. Lynn also holds degrees in journalism and nursing. She is frequently on the campus of Baylor University where she continues her music studies and mentors graduate and undergraduate students.

A native of Georgia, she now lives in Waco, Texas.

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