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Festival of Church Music – February 22, 2015

Festival of Church Music 2015 The second (biannual) “FESTIVAL OF CHURCH MUSIC” was presented in Charlotte, NC, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, sponsored by CMI, on Sunday Evening, February 22, 2015.  Dr. Eric Nelson, conducted the ecumenical choir of over 200 voices, accompanied by Susan Talley, Organist, Robert Frazier, Pianist, and the Matthews Brass.  Liturgist, the […]

Report on Festival of Church Music 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. Paul Leddington Wright from Coventry, England, conducted anthems and led 1,500 in singing hymns accompanied by a brass ensemble and Mary Preston at the Lay Family Fisk […]

Interview with Father Ryan

If you were at the Tacoma,WA workshop in July, you had the pleasure of listening with rapt attention to Father Michael Ryan.  If you weren’t able to be there (or you simply would like to hear him again!), then you will definitely want to listen to this online interview with Father Ryan.   In it he […]

Sacred Music Summer Workshop 2011

This workshop was conducted at First United Methodist Church – Richardson, on June 10 & 11, 2011. Below are links to PDF’s of some of the handouts and materials used at the workshop. Bios of Participants Schedule Organ and Choral Reading Sessions Cream of the Crop, Terry Price and Morris Martin Anthems Small Choirs Love, Dr. […]

Canon Dr. Paul Lindsley Thomas and Dr. Charlotte Kroeker

Festival of Church Music, Nov 2010

The Church Music Institute presented its second Festival of Church Music in the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, on Sunday, November 14, at 7 p.m. This unique event featured a choir of 350 singers from fifteen different churches, the Cincinnati Brass Quintet and other instrumentalists, and the Lay Family Organ. Choral directors were Timothy Sharp, Executive […]

Sacred Music Summer Workshop, June 2010

A full day of choral and organ repertoire was presented to church musicians who attended the June 19, 2010, Sacred Music Summer Workshop at First Presbyterian Church, Dallas.  Nearly 100 participants came from various locations throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to be enlightened by professionals from far and near who led informative sessions on choral […]