Join us in person for Lectures in Church Music, Oct. 15-17
The annual Vi Messerli Memorial Lectures in Church Music returns to campus with several concerts, a keynote address, workshops and choral reading sessions.
Sessions and Workshops
Plenary presentation by Stephen Starke and workshop sessions for church musicians and pastors:
- Daniel Baker (Schalk scholar) "Martin Luther and Music Education"
- Lisa Clark (Schalk scholar) "Eschatology in Christian Hymnody"
- David Mennicke "Songs and Anthems that Bring Healing” and
“The Global Reach of the Church’s Music”
- Andrew Schaeffer "Richard Hillert at 100”
- Bill Braun & Barry Bobb "American Lutheran Hymnals Since 1993"
- Jonathan Kohrs "Crafting hymn tunes”
- Lisa Clark, Stephen Starke, David Rogner “Hymn Text Writing”
- Jeremy Bakken Christian Worship: Psalter
- Craig Sproat Organ recital
- Stephen Starke Hymn Festival
- A publishers' panel discussion on the future of church music
Reading sessions & displays
- Planning time in the Liturgical Choir Reference Library (Center for Church Music)
- Wonderful worship and workshops and lively conversations
There are many lodging options available near or around campus.
Call or email the Music office if you have any questions: Music@CUChicago.edu or 708-209-3060.