Handy Avery, Instructor

Women's Choir  

music notesRev. Handy Avery has served as Minister of Music at Weatherly Heights Baptist Church for 7 years. Under his tenure he has organized a women's chorus and directs the Chancel Choir. Each December he directs the sing-a-long Messiah that includes auditioned soloists, orchestra, organ, harpsichord, and a 'chorus' of over 400 singers from the Tennessee Valley. Additionally, Rev. Avery serves as adjudicator for various contests such as Alabama Vocal Association, large choir and solo/ensemble festivals. Currently he serves as conductor of the UAHuntsville Women's Choir and as a vocal instructor.

Hired: 2008


  • Master of Music – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Music Education – University of Alabama

Research/Creative Activity

  • Choral Conducting
  • Sacred Music

Phone: 256-824-6436