Department of Music
College of Arts and Sciences
DMin | Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary, Lansdale, Pennsylvania
MSac in Conducting Proficiency | Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, Florida
BS in Music Education | Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, Owatonna, Minnesota
BS in Bible | Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, Owatonna, Minnesota
Dr. Dean Kurtz has more than 30 years of experience in music teaching and ministry. He has traveled extensively teaching and preaching on worship and music. Dr. Kurtz authored the book God’s Word: The Final Word on Worship and Music, published in 2009.
Dr. Kurtz and his wife, Brenda (Administrative Assistant for the Office of Human Resources at Maranatha) have two daughters, Sarah and Colette. Dr. Kurtz is an assistant pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown. He works with adult ministries, outreach, and worship ministries. Dr. Kurtz helped establish NewFocus, which offers help to people dealing with addictions.