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Lindsay York - Music Education Grad

Lindsay York

When Lindsay York gets up on stage, she doesn't want to be the center of attention. Each time she stands to sing or sits down to play, she has a chance to point others to the ultimate Composer.

Lindsay believes God has gifted her as a musician, but doesn't think her calling involves what the world might expect. “I don't want to be a concert pianist trying to impress the world,” she says. “I know God wants me to work really hard at what I'm doing, not because I want to be the best…but because I want to glorify Him,” she says.

The dynamic of Geneva’s music department has helped Lindsay develop her skills and her perspective on what’s really important in life. “The great thing about the department is that it’s so small,” she says. “The professors give you lots of personal attention and you're not in competition with all the other music majors. We're all trying to help each other get better.”

Professors in Geneva’s music department don't just talk about God — they live in a way that brings Christ into the classroom. “You can tell that they really care about us and want us to grow,” Lindsay says. “One teacher always brings cupcakes when it’s someone’s birthday. If something hard is going on in your life, they understand and show you grace.”

By the way they live their lives and approach their subject, they show their students the true meaning of excellence. “Success is doing what God wants you to do,” Lindsay says. “It’s seeking to glorify Him in everything. Even if the world doesn't notice what you're doing, God takes delight in it.”

Lindsay plans to teach voice and piano, both in schools and in her home. “I see being a music teacher as a way to minister to kids and to show Christ to them,” she says. “I just want to find out what He wants me to do with my gift. How He wants me to honor him and serve other people.”

 

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