Meet the Major – Music Lover & Leader

Posted: September 12, 2011 in News, Uncategorized

Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Commander Major Dan Proctor has a passion for music.

Having played Baritone and Euphonium in The Salvation Army Southern Territorial Band in the USA for 38 years, performing in the US, Brazil, Russia, Scotland and the United Kingdom, including performing at the Royal Albert Hall in London on two separate occasions, he is also Principal Euphonium with The Salvation Army National Capital Band, performing in the US, Canada, Switzerland, and France,.

He has played for many years in The Salvation Army Texas Divisional Band, traveling to Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba and Colombia.

Major Dan Proctor and his wife, Major Francina Proctor, have been in Oklahoma City for more than two years now as leaders of the Central Oklahoma Command. The son of Salvation Army officer parents, he graduated from Abeline High School in Texas  and graduated from Trinity International University with a degree in Communication.

Proctor served as Divisional Music Director for The Salvation Army in Texas and attended Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Atlanta, being commissioned in 1978 and ordained as a Salvation Army minister. He has served in Greenville, S.C., Biloxi, Miss; and Columbus, Miss.; as 

Proctor is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and the WestTown Resource Center Board. He and Major Francina have two daughters: Kelly, a Mission Specialist for The Salvation Army Hispanic Ministry in Charlotte, N.C., and Kaylene, a Children’s Pastor at River of Life Church in Abilene, TX.

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