About Concordia


Advisory Board

A fine advisory group has been assembled to evaluate various ideas for the Center, cast its vision, formulate plans and evaluate progress toward its goals.

Members include:

  • James Freese, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Professor of Music & Director of the Master of Church Music and Parish Music Programs - Concordia University Wisconsin
    • Cantor - Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Scott Hyslop, Frankenmuth, Michigan
    • Director of Parish Music - St. Lorenz Lutheran Church
  • Linda Kempke, Rocky River, Ohio
    • Associate in Ministry and Cantor - Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Brooklyn, Ohio
  • Jonathan Kohrs, River Forest, Illinois
    • Assistant Professor Music, Concordia University Chicago
  • Nancy Raabe, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Pastor, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Marshall, Wisconsin
  • Carl Schalk, Melrose Park, Illinois
    • Distinguished Professor of Church Music Emeritus - Concordia University Chicago
  • Steven Wente, River Forest, Illinois
    • Distinguished Professor of Music - Concordia University Chicago
    • Cantor - First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Westermeyer, Roseville, Minnesota
    • Emeritus Professor of Church Music - Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota

Our thanks to them for their commitment of time and expertise!