Cox, Michael

Michael Cox, March 11, 1948, has recently retired, after nineteen years, as professor of Music Theory and Composition at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. At Southwestern Seminary, he directed the Men's Chorus from 1993-2003 and the Southwestern Singers from 2006-2009. Prior to joining the faculty at Southwestern, Cox was an associate professor of music (1972-1989) at Oklahoma Baptist University, teaching conducting, music theory and serving as director of the Bison Glee Club for thirteen years. He is currently Director of the Chancel Choir and Composer in Residence at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas.

Cox received the Bachelor of Music degree with honors in piano performance from Oklahoma Baptist University, the Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and the Doctor of Music degree in composition from Florida State University in Tallahassee.

As a composer, Cox has numerous works in publication with over sixteen different publishers and has received the Standard Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) every year since 1987.

Choral music by Michael Cox

Piano music by Michael Cox

Instrumental music by Michael Cox