Upcoming Events

CMI Fall Planning Workshop on Saturday, August 9, 2014 | Tallahassee Sacred Music Conference - January 22 – January 24, 2015

Informed by the Past

The Church Music Institute is dedicated to the practice, advancement and stewardship of the best of liturgical and sacred music for worshiping Christian congregations.  The Institute offers educational courses and workshops, fosters conversation among musicians, pastors and laypersons, and sponsors research in the field of church music.

Committed to the Present

The Church Music Institute seeks to be an agent for improving music life in both church and culture. Since more live music is experienced in churches than all other venues in our culture, the health of music in churches has a great deal to do not only with the quality of worship but also with [...]

Preparing for the Future

CMI envisions creating a home for the best of the music of the church from all sources.  At the same time, this work must proceed in a theological context where music serves the liturgy and is a vehicle for congregations to worship.

Church Music Institute (CMI)

The CMI provides Workshops on Sacred Music and the eLibrary. The eLibrary is a database of professionally selected, non-commercial, listing of sacred music from all historical periods of many styles, composers and publishers. Use the eLibrary to locate the perfectly matched music for your specific church service.

Report on Festival 2013

On Sunday, November 3, 2013, the Church Music Institute sponsored its third Festival of Church Music featuring 350 singers from 19 church choirs in north and east Texas. Read more...

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