William A Raabe, ALCM member and patron, December 12 2015, received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Concordia University Chicago, recognizing Bill’s long-time support of Lutheran church music and its musicians.  Bill and Nancy Raabe have commissioned almost eighty pieces for use in worship since 1990, and they endowed the ALCM Raabe Prize for Excellence in Sacred Composition. Congratulations! Soli DeoGloria!