John H. Hancock, a preeminent youth ministries leader during the second half of the 20th century, had a major role in the development of Pathfinders and was an accomplished accordionist.
Harold Hannum taught in four Adventist universities in a career that spanned 55 years. He exerted a profound influence on church music and became known as the “Dean of Adventist Organists.”
Paul Hill, a music teacher at Seventh-day Adventist schools for nearly two decades, was a nationally noted choral conductor hailed for his role in making Washington, D.C., one of the nation’s premier centers for choral music.
Herbert Hohensee, best known as the baritone in the Faith for Today quartet and leader of the group for several years, served in a variety of leadership capacities with the Faith for Today telecast and Adventist media ministries for more than three decades. Marjorie Miller Hohensee, a pianist and organist with Faith for Today, was also a pioneer and innovator in multiple aspects of special education.
Wayne H. Hooper created a vast legacy in music for the Seventh-day Adventist church as a performer, composer, and arranger.
Charles Keymer served for 41 years in the Seventh-day Adventist church as a minister, singing evangelist, and conference administrator. A talented musician, noted for his vibrant tenor voice and insights about church music, he served in many capacities in music ministry.
Sunny W.C. Liu was a pastor-evangelist and a well-known tenor soloist who recorded several albums for Chapel Records.
Marjorie Lewis Lloyd was a musician, composer, and prolific author of poems, articles, and books on devotional and doctrinal themes.
Hugh Martin, Jr., composer and lyricist for Broadway musicals from the 1930s through the 1980s, became a Seventh-day Adventist in 1979 and worked at the Voice of Prophecy accompanying Del Delker from 1982 to 1986. He is best known for his Christmas song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”
During more than four decades of public evangelism, Joe and Anne Melashenko, both musicians, connected with a variety of broadcast ministries and became internationally known for singing as a family with their five sons.
Harold A. Miller was a nationally noted gospel song writer in the first half of the 20th century with over 200 published songs and choruses to his credit. During 37 years as an Adventist educator he taught at an academy and four colleges, spending most of his career at Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University).
Since its founding in 1969, the New England Youth Ensemble (NEYE) has won high acclaim in countless tours throughout the United States and the world. Under its professional name, the New England Symphonic Ensemble, it is a resident orchestra at Carnegie Hall, where it has performed more frequently than any other orchestra in the nation.
Alfred R. Ogden served for nearly fifty years as a pastor and president of conferences and union conferences in the United States and Latin America.
Blythe Owen was a piano soloist, a prolific and celebrated composer, and an educator at seven institutions of higher learning, including Northwestern, Walla Walla, and Andrews universities.
Richard Penniman’s paradoxical career combined Seventh-day Adventist evangelism with international renown as rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard.
Clarence Santee, pastor, teacher, administrator, and author, devoted more than half the years of his ministry to conference leadership, serving as president of several local conferences and one union conference.
During its two decades as an organization (1970-1989), the Seventh-day Adventist Church Musicians’ Guild (CMG) sought to foster understanding of the role of music in worship and advance informed interchange between musicians and pastors about critical issues involving music in the life of the church.
Annie Rebekah Smith was a gifted writer, editor, and artist who devoted her abilities to the early publishing work of what would become the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The Taylor String Quartet, comprising children of Seventh-day Adventist music teachers Morris and Elaine Myers Taylor, achieved international acclaim during the 1970s and later became the resident string quartet at La Sierra University.
The King’s Heralds, a male quartet initially associated with the Voice of Prophecy radio program for over thirty-five years, has been a popular part of Adventist musical identity since 1937.