10/06/2018 all-day
Concordia University
1530 Concordia West
$45.00 ($20 full-time students)
Tom Mueller

Online registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are still welcome!

A campus map is available at https://www.cui.edu/aboutcui/campus
Concordia University offers free parking for workshop and festival attendees. After driving on campus, visitors should follow signage to the main parking lot.

Registration will open at 9:15 am in front of the Concordia University Center for Worship and Performing Arts (#8 on the map).
Registrants will receive a ticket to lunch as well as the hymn festival. Non-registrants who wish to attend the hymn festival should contact contact the CUI box office at (949) 214-3418 or boxoffice@cui.edu.


This event features a hymn festival and two plenary sessions led by noted church musician and composer Michael Burkhardt. The festival service will also feature the Concordia Choir and Master Chorale under the direction of CUI faculty member Michael Busch. Additional breakout sessions on a variety of church music topics will be led by Concordia University faculty members and local presenters. Church musicians and enthusiasts of all levels and ages are warmly encouraged to attend.

Worship and Plenary Sessions

Hole-ly, Wholly and Holy: Worship and the Arts in the 21st Century (Michael Burkhardt)
Morning Prayer (Rev. Michael Middendorf, Michael Busch, Tom Mueller)


ECS Choral Reading Session (Michael Busch)
Improving Choral Tone through Movement (Marin Jacobson)
Transformational Leadership: Creating Disciples within your Music Ministry (Adan Fernandez)
Integrating Worship Elements: Keeping Our Heritage Alive in a Contemporary World (Hanan Yaqub and Frances Johnston)
Handbell Techniques: What Do Those Notations Mean and How Do You Ring Them? (Nancy Jessup and Alex Guebert)
Panel Discussion: Building and Sustaining Music Ministries (William Heide, Carol McDaniel, Linda Brown, Chris Rogers; Tom Mueller, moderator)

Hymn Festival

Built on a Rock (Michael Burkhardt, festival leader; with Michael Busch, director, and the Concordia Choir and Concordia Master Chorale)


9:15-10:00 am—Registration opens
10:00-10:20 am—Morning Prayer
10:20-11:00 am—Introduction and Plenary Session I
11:15 am-12:00 pm—Workshop Session I
12:00-1:00 pm—Complimentary lunch at University Dining Commons
1:00-2:00 pm—Plenary Session II
2:15-3:00 pm—Workshop Session II
3:15-4:00 pm—Workshop Session III
4:00-5:00 pm—Reception
5:00 pm—Hymn Festival

For more information, visit www.cui.edu/music, or visit the Concordia University Irvine – The Arts page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ConcordiaIrvineArts/
This event is co-sponsored by Concordia University Irvine (www.cui.edu) and the Orange County chapter of the American Guild of Organists (www.ocago.org)