Dr. Jon Roller teaches in the Worship Arts program and also heads up the chapel music program. This is his fifteenth year teaching, eighth year heading up chapel music, and he has been teaching in the Worship Arts since its inception at Asbury three years ago. He is interested in and loves virtually all types of music but has a special interest in contemporary Christian music and world music. He is very active in music and discipleship at Quest Community Church in Lexington.
Jon's Ph.D. is in Music Theory from the University of Kentucky (1996) and his Master's is from Southern Methodist University in Orchestral Conducting (1985). He has an undergraduate degree in Music Education from Asbury College (1983). Currently he plays keys in one of Quest's two Lexington weekend bands.
Jon loves teaching but his primary interest is in the spiritual life of his students. In the picture, Jon talks with his students just before their Music Appreciation Class final.