Director of Music:
Robert Hansen
Since 1988


Director, School of Music at West Texas A&M University


BA Northwestern University. 1973
MM Boston University. 1976
DMA University of North Texas. 1987


Partnered with Lee. Daughter Emily and husband Eric with their children, Claire, Tyler & William; Son David and wife Jenni with grandson Marley and another TBA in September.


Cooking and swimming


Favorite Sports Team:
Cleveland Indians


“The worst reason for doing something is because it’s the way we’ve always done it.”

“He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”
Micah 6:8


Why I like St. Luke:
“The people, plain and simple.”


Mila Abbasova
Since 2005


Instructor of piano and music theory at West Texas A&M University
Worked internationally for 30 years as teacher, conductor, vocal coach and principal of music school.
Winner of national piano competition.


Married to Emin. They have two sons, Michael and Mac and four grandkids, Jude, Amaro, Joplin, and Jax.


Cooking and baking. (Mila is famous for her “Borch” and “Bachlava.”)


Russian Composer Rachmaninov


Favorite Sport:
Figure skating


Armenian phrase, “Savat Tunem.” Loosely translated, “I’ll take your pain from you.”


Why I like St. Luke:
“This is a great, loving family carrying each other and always there when people need it.”