Dr. Tony McNeill affectionately known as "Dr. T.," is a sought-after workshop clinician, lecturer, consultant, mentor, and guest choral conductor throughout the country. "Dr. T." served as Director of Choral Activities and Chairman of the Department of Performing Arts at Clinton College in Rock Hill, SC from 2019-2022. Prior to his appointment at Clinton College, he was a Visiting Professor and Interim Choral Director at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, TX. Dr. McNeill also served four and a half years as the Director of Worship and the Arts at Atlanta's Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, “America's Freedom Church.” In 2022, Dr. McNeill served as Artist-in-Residence for Covenant Presbyterian Church (Charlotte, NC) and Myers Park Presbyterian Church (Charlotte, NC).
He currently works as an adjunct professor of music and worship at Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC), Clinton College, and The Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, GA). He is the Founder/Curator of THE CALL 2 WORSHIP GROUP, an online community of musicians and clergy. Dr. McNeill has lectured for Duke Divinity School, Hampton University Ministers Conference, The Hymn Society of the United States and Canada, American Choral Directors Association, Shaw University Ministers Conference, and for Association of Partners in Christian Education (PCUSA) to name a few. He has coordinated and led worship for the American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Space for Grace Conference, the Forum for Theological Exploration, The Black Theology and Leadership Institute at Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Montreat Conference Center as well as other faith communities. Dr. T. is a former member and assistant director of Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers.
Dr. Tony earned a bachelor of music education degree from Appalachian State University, with an emphasis in piano and choral music; a masters degree in choral conducting from Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL); and a doctorate of worship studies from The Robert Webber Institute for Worship Studies (Jacksonville, FL). He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity.