Dr. Earlene Rentz received her Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the University of Montevallo (Alabama) and both Master and Doctoral degrees in Music Education from Florida State University. She is a native of Moultrie, Georgia, and taught choral music for seven years in Habersham County (GA) at elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has also taught choral music education courses in higher education.Dr. Rentz has conducted All-State Choirs in Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, and Alabama, and has received ASCAP awards from 1998-2010. She has published over 400 choral compositions with 17 publishers since 1994, and began Earlene Rentz Online Publications in 2011. EROP provides quality choral music and supplementary teaching materials for schools and churches.