Charles D. King MM, MEd, MA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music




BM DePaul University
MM Northwestern University
MEd University of Illinois, Chicago
MA Wheaton College

Prior to coming to Trinity on a full time basis, Professor King was an adjunct instructor at Wheaton College, College of DuPage, and Trinity College. For 27 years he was a pastoral minister of music, at Berean Baptist Church (Burnsville, Minnesota) and College Church in Wheaton, (Illinois).  He holds masters degrees in Music History (Northwestern University), Educational Studies (University of Illinois at Chicago), and Historical Theology (Wheaton College). His theology thesis combines musicology, theology, and practical musical-liturgical studies. As a trombonist he has played in bands, orchestras, quintets, and other ensembles. At TIU he teaches music history, worship and music, music fundamentals, music appreciation, and world music, supervises church music interns, and is musical director for the campus musicals.