Milo Deering is one of the most versatile and respected musicians on the Texas music scene. He has written and played on literally hundreds of album projects, film scores and commercial jingles, including the famous Motel 6 “We’ll leave the light on for you.” radio spot.

Milo has worked with recording artists including LeAnn Rimes, Tracy Byrd, Shawn Colvin, Don Henley, and the Eagles. He has appeared on broadcasts of Austin City Limits, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, The Grammy Music Awards, and many others.

Milo met his wife Rachel when she became one of his guitar students, and they have two daughters, Savannah and Scarlett. Together they are Dallas' version of the von Trapp family as Rachel has sung at HCF's Country Christmas to Remember and Scarlett has played violin during HCF worship services.

In collaboration with his wife Rachel, Milo established the Acoustic Kitchen music production company which has released three volumes of his acclaimed All Acoustic Christmas Jam CD series, produced CD projects for numerous songwriters, written for top-rated music production libraries, and continues to work as a first-call instrumentalist on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, dobro & steel guitar.  

Milo has been a part of HCF from the beginning, and we're so thankful to have him as part of our family. And despite his many ongoing engagements, the place Milo most enjoys playing is at HCF on Sunday mornings.