Randy Edwards is the musical Director of the San Antonio Youth Chorale. In 1990, Randy founded YouthCUE with the goal of revitalizing church and school youth choirs in North America. He is YouthCUE’s Founder & President and serves as the creative head of that organization.

Randy previously served for more than thirty years as minister of music at First Baptist Church of San Antonio, First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio and currently serves at Woodland Baptist Church in San Antonio. Additionally, he served as Chorusmaster of the Shreveport Opera Company from 1991-1999.

He has composed twenty-one published choral anthems and has authored the most comprehensive textbooks to date on youth choir ministry. With more than six hundred articles published in over thirty publications, Randy is one of the premiere specialists in youth choir ministry today. He is sought widely as a conductor, clinician, consultant, and teacher. Randy has three grown children: Preston, Ashley and Kathryn.

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- Randy Edwards

Edie Dutton is the Recruiter & Program Coordinator for the San Antonio Youth Chorale. Edie earned her BBA in Accounting and Information Systems from Baylor University. She has been involved in church music from the time she was old enough to sing in pre-school choir. She has been a member of Woodland Baptist Church for over 27 years. She and her husband, Brad, have two children, David and Kate, who both enjoy singing in SAYC.

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- Edie Dutton

Daniel Zamora is the official accompanist and music librarian for the San Antonio Youth Chorale. Daniel received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He received both Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

For the last three decades, Daniel has served in churches across Texas and Mexico. He also has been a private music instructor, lecturer for Baptist University of the Americas, and Music Department Chairman for the Mexican Baptist Theological Seminary. He presently works as organist at Woodland Baptist Church and is responsible for the development and tactical execution of new and existing YouthCUE programs. Daniel has two grown sons: Dan and Michael.

For parents who might be interested, Daniel habla Español y puede contestar preguntas sobre SAYC en ese idioma.

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- Daniel Zamora

Born near Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Lois Gagné provides programming leadership and website support to the San Antonio Youth Chorale. After 25 years as Music Specialist in Montreal, Quebec and 2 years in Europe, Lois and her family moved to San Antonio where she now works for YouthCUE, Woodland Baptist Church, and l’Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara’s International Language School.

Lois received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from McGill University in Montreal, and has had extensive linguistic studies throughout her career in Europe and the USA. She and her husband Paul are the proud parents of two adult sons, Benjamin and Gabriel, and the very blest grandparents of Jacob Benjamin.

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- Lois Gagné

Acting as support staff for the San Antonio Youth Chorale, Tina attends Woodland Baptist Church and has much experience with youth choirs and students. She has been with YouthCUE since 2004, previously serving as the Children’s Ministry Associate at Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio for 10 years.

A native of San Antonio, Tina received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations from Texas State University in San Marcos. Tina and her husband Duane are the proud parents of five grown children: D'Lynn, Christy, Britney, Kelley, & Josh and grandparents to Brooke, Brock, Brody, Cole, & Belle.

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- Tina McCartney

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