As a professional songwriter, James Tealy’s growing list of
cuts includes a BMI award winner, three #1’s at contemporary Christian radio
and songs on Dove Award and Grammy Award winning projects. Tealy’s songs have
also been featured in both film and TV globally and he maintains a busy
calendar writing with a diverse group of pop, gospel, and country artists.
After several years as an adjunct, Tealy recently joined the full-time faculty
at Belmont University. He teaches Commercial Songwriting I and II, Lyric
Writing, Popular Melody Writing and Senior Songwriting Mentorships and leads a
study-abroad trip for songwriters in Africa.