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Dr. Emmett G. Price III

  • Dean of Chapel; Professor of Worship, Church and Culture


  • B.A. (University of California, Berkeley)
  • M.A. (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh)
  • MAUML (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)


Christian Worship, The Black Church, Liturgical Arts, Sacred Music, Pastoral Ministry


In addition to Dr. Price’s service at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he is an associate professor of Music at Northeastern University (Boston, MA) where served as chair of the Department of African American Studies from 2008-2012. He is a former research fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University and Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, where he served as the lead scholar on the Rhythm & Flow Initiative – a research project studying the various intersections of music and sport.

Dr. Price is a noted print and broadcast media expert, as well as a widely sought after motivational speaker and preacher. He is a frequent contributor to Boston’s NPR station, WGBH-Radio (89.7 FM) as well as WGBH-TV and WGBH online news. Since 2012 he has served as a regular contributor to GIA Quarterly: a liturgical music journal.

An ordained minister, Dr. Price serves as Founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship (Allston, MA). He is also the president and founder of the Black Church Music Ministry Project (BCMMP), an organization launched in 2006 to “serve, nurture and develop spiritual leaders in music ministry.” Since 2011, he has served as the Director of the James Abbington Church Music Academy as part of the Hampton University Ministers’ Conference & Choir Directors’ and Organists’ Guild.

For more information on Dr. Price visit: http://www.emmettprice.com