Dr. Denise Murchsion Payton- FSU Choir Director 2008-Present


Director of choral activities at Fayetteville State University and minister of music at the Bethel A.M.E. Zion Church, Payton holds a bachelor’s in vocal performance from North Carolina A&T State University, a master’s in curriculum and instruction from Fayetteville State University, a Ph.D. in music arts from Boston University and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Walden University.