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