our Staff

Dr. Darryl Jones

This is the eighteenth year that Dr. Darryl Jones has served as the Artistic Director of the Louisiana Choral Foundation. Jones, who received his Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University, is also Director of Choral Activities at McNeese State University and Director of the Chancel Choir of University United Methodist Church in Lake Charles. For information about joining the Masterworks Chorale, please call him at 475-5033 or email djones@mail.mcneese.edu.


Bonnie Randel

Beginning as a church pianist at the age of nine, Bonnie Randel pursued her love of music and graduated from Stephen F Austin State University with a Music Education degree. She continues to be involved in a variety of church music ministries, and over the last 47 years has also accompanied soloists, ensembles, high school and university choirs, community and theatre productions, and is currently the accompanist for the Sulphur High School choirs. Having offered private piano instruction for over 35 years, Bonnie is the owner of Grace Notes Piano Studio, where she continues to teach and encourage piano students, as well as founding and directing a choir for home schooled students. She enjoys making and sharing music with others by offering summer community choirs and Christmas caroling groups within the Lake Charles community. 




Anna Lou Babin President

Ava Brown Secretary

Sharon Allured Treasurer

Ellen Deters Librarian


Kyle Brunner, Cheryl Gott, Suzanne Kelley, Michael Sober, Jordy Stanley, JoAnn Turner