Elder C. Donte Jones
Elder C. Donte Jones, Minister of Music
Musical Bio of Elder C. Donte Jones
Elder Jones has matriculated in the Emmanuel County and Dublin City School Systems. He is a graduate of Dublin High School of Dublin, GA. Also, he is a graduate of The Savannah State University with a bachelor of science degree in Mathematics. Elder Jones began his musical tutelage under Greg C. Johnson and his mother Daphne Howard at the age of 10. He grew up watching and listening to choirs such as The Neal Dixon Ensemble, Emmanuel County Mass Choir and By Grace. He began to play piano at the age of 12 as gifted by God. Over 12 years, Jones is a licensed and ordained minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. His musical gifts and talents have reached in state and out of state. He has been recognized for his composing and arrangments. As a teen, he served as musician at Roundtree Island Baptist Church of Summertown, GA, St. Peter’s Baptist Church (later Pastored), and Springhill Baptist Church both of Dublin, GA. He has also served as minister of music at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Dublin, GA and Zion Hill Baptist Church of Savannah, GA as an adult. Before graduating from Savannah State University, he directed the Wesleyan Gospel Choir. Under his leadership the choir recorded their second album entitled Jubilee. In addition, he has recorded with The Perfecting Praise Chorale and is credited for composing. He has been awarded several leadership and community service awards recognized by Savannah State University, New Jersey City, NJ, and Savannah, GA to name a few. Elder Jones has been on the Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Show twice while directing the Wesleyan Gospel Choir. Dr. Bobby Jones named and awarded Elder Jones as one of the top collegiate directors on the East Coast. Currently he serves as the music director of Greater Macedonia Missionary Baptist Churches of Dublin and Helena, Georgia (Rev. E. Neal Dixon). Elder Jones gives God total praise for the gift of music, teaching, preaching and leadership as he continues to pray for God’s guidance and provision.
Cornelius D. Jones
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