Lectures in Church Music

The Vi Messerli Memorial
Lectures in Church Music

  October 21-23, 2018

 Lectures 2018 Brochure
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Keynote Speaker
How Music Forms our Faith from Childhood into Adulthood
Samuel Eatherton, PhD candidate, Baylor University, Waco, TX


Organ Recital
Lutheran Chorale Works for the End Times and Advent
Tom Mueller, Concordia University, Irvine, CA
Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest

Festival Concert and Hymn-Sing
Music Commissioned by Nancy and William Raabe
The Kapelle of Concordia University Chicago
Charles Brown, conductor
Steven Wente, organ
Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University


Dan Grimminger
The First American Lutheran Choralbuch of 1813
The Noel D. Schalk Memorial Lecture
in coordinations with the Center for Church Music

Zebulon Highben
Composing for the Church for Non-Composers
Conducting Tips Taught through Repertoire for the Smaller Choir

Tom Mueller
Creative Hymn Playing

Anne Krentz Organ
Piano Reading Session
Advent Service Music:Incorporating Short Sung Refrains into the Liturgy

Emily Woock
Children's Participation in Worship through Music
Teaching Literacy to Children through Church Music

Choral Reading Sessions and Publisher Exhibits
Banquet and Banquet Speaker


Lectures Archives

2017 Lectures Brochure
2016 Lectures brochure
2015 Lectures brochure
2014 Lectures brochure
2013 Lectures brochure
2012 Lectures brochure
2011 Lectures brochure
2010 Lectures brochure

If you are interested in the 2009 Carl Schalk celebration:

2009 Lectures brochure

Music of Carl Schalk Concert Programs