2013 Piano Dedication at First Baptist Dallas
T. Bob is a native of Troy, Alabama, but he and his wife Janis have lived in Dallas, Texas since 1969. Janis and T. Bob are the very proud parents of Shawn who is married to Simri and they have three children — Avery, Asher and Sutton; Angie who is married to Brad Iles and they have four children — Olivia, Henry, Audrey and Allie; and Creth. Our family is a joy to us!! First Baptist Dallas is our church home where Janis sings in the choir. She also is a group leader in BSF evening class.
T. Bob’s musical background is quite extensive.
- Pianist for First Baptist Church, Dallas: 1967-1985
- Pianist for Prestonwood Baptist Church, Dallas: 1983-1994
- Sponsor and Pianist for Chapel Choir, FBC Dallas: 1968-1980 (including 10 international tours to Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, Asia, Orient, Near and Far East)
- Concert Artist/Piano Soloist; Accompanist for numerous recording artists
- 1981 Finalist at the Christian Artists Music Seminar in Estes Park, Colorado
- Dallas Baptist Pastors Conference Pianist: 1992-1994
- 20,000 participant Texas Baptist Evangelism & Summer Convention
- Guest Artist in Dino’s nine-piano & seven piano Pianorama Concerts
- Southern Baptist Convention, Atlanta – 1991, Indianapolis – 1992, Houston – 1993
- Southern Baptist Convention Afterglow Artist & Pastor’s Conference: 1992
- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Revival Seminar: 1993
- Pastor’s Conference & 45,000 Delegate Southern Baptist Convention: 1985
- Glorieta, NM, Sunday School Week Pianist: 1992
- Numerous Church Concerts, Weddings, Banquets & Special Programs
- Solo piano missions concerts in Santiago and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ukhrul, India and Vancouver, Canada
- Dental Conference and Convention Pianist for various years for the following dental organizations:
- The Dallas County Dental Society, solo piano for Presidents Banquet’s/Chairman’s Dinners thru the years
- The Texas Dental Association’s Annual Session receptions and dinners
- The Texas Academy of General Dentistry’s Lone Star Dental Conference/Dentist of the Year Banquets
- The Academy of General Dentistry’s Annual Session Opening of the House and House of Delegates functions for decades which included his founding of The AGD Singers who sang the National Anthems and opening patriotic songs.
- The Academy of General Dentistry’s Annual Convocation Processional and Recessional Marches and background music.
- The International College of Dentists’s Annual Convocation Processional and Recessional Marches and background piano music for up to 2 I/2 hours of presentation of awardees crossing the stage, leading them in singing the National Anthem and closing with a patriotic medley that ended with audience singing along.
- The Academy of Dentistry International’s Annual Convocation Processional and Recessional Marches and background piano music during presentation of New Fellows and the singing of the National Anthem.
- The Academy of Dentistry International’s Atlanta Convocation Dinner entertainment with friend Jeffrey Wells, 25 year Bass/Baritone for the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York City