Erik Routley (1917-1982) As churches face new circumstances in unusual times, the wisdom of Erik Routley offers some possible solutions. Thanks to Nancy Graham, currently working on his definitive biography, for locating this piece. Why Not a Church Music Society? Honesty in our worship music demands a maxim which most of us […]
Attendees from Beijing to Cork County, Ireland, and every time zone in the U.S. gathered from 8:45 to noon (Central Time!) June 7-18 for the Bi-Annual “Congregational Song” course offered jointly by the Church Music Institute and Brite Divinity School. Convened by Dr. Charlotte Kroeker, guest lecturers represented areas of specialty in the long history […]
As he transitioned from the Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association to his new life in Tennessee, CMI Board Member Dr. Tim Sharp generously packed some of the finest sacred choral music from his library to send to CMI. This summer Dr. Mann and the library staff have been processing the music into […]
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As a long time church musician and participant in CMI events, Diane became an invaluable member of the CMI board at a time when CMI was expanding its activities and reach. Diane’s musical talent and faith commitments combined with her background in interior design to yield beautiful spaces for CMI’s move to its current location. In […]