07/27/2018 – 07/28/2018 all-day
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
3045 Chicago Avenue South
$45.00 ($20 full-time students)
David Cherwien

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

This day of workshops is preceded by a hymn festival: 

Friday, July 27, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Singing the Gospel in Context – Giving breath and voice in a time and place

David Cherwien, organ
Keith Hampton, piano
National Lutheran Choir ensemble

Bach, Schütz, Handel, Gospel: Cantad al Senor! Singing in Context; Living Word
Engagers of the church’s song, in a variety of contexts, encouraging a living and growing repertoire of song which proclaims the Gospel, gives prayer and praise in a variety of ways.

Schedule – Saturday, July 28

8:30 am  Registration

9:00–9:45  Morning Prayer

9:45 –10:30  Plenary
All in Context: Bach, Schütz, Handel, Gospel, Latino
What do all these have in common, and what do all these have to do with our work today as cantors? Giving voice to God’s people in a variety of places and situations.

11:00–11:45 Special Interest Sessions

  1. Ready, Set, Breathe – setting up the singing through breath
  2. Leading gospel music
  3. Giving voice through Latino rhythm instruments 101
  4. Composing antiphons for each assembly: custom fit!
  5. Bach, Schutz, Handel – Why do they matter today?

12:00–1:00 Lunch

1:00–1:45 Special Interest Sessions: Repeat of the above sessions

2:00-2:30 Panel Discussion  “Singing music of a variety of cultures – why?”

2:45-3:30  Special Interest Sessions: Repeat of the above sessions

4:00 Evening Prayer

 4:45 Wine and Cheese reception

David Cherwien – Cantor, Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Keith Hampton – Cantor, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Kris Langlois – Organist, Augustana Lutheran, St. Paul
Antonio Machado – Pastor, All Saints Lutheran, Minnetonka, MN
Paul Westermeyer – Professor Emeritus, Luther Seminary

The Sheraton Midtown Hotel is one block from the church. 612-821-7600 – www.sheratonminneapolismidtown.com

This event is being presented in partnership with:
Mount Olive Music and Fine Arts
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Mount Olive Foundation