CMI celebrates the life of Susan Palo Cherwien, musician, poet, hymnwriter, and mourns her loss with her husband, David Cherwien, and their family. A December 31 service that both celebrates her life and is a tribute to the worship she nurtured can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZDkzI9vtFw. Her obituary is at https://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/0000412530/.
CMI welcomes Dr. Rene Schmidt to its staff as Director of Libraries and Associate Director of CMI in January, 2022. Dr. Robert Mann’s book, The Church Sings Its Faith, will be published by GIA early in 2022. Yearlong topical sessions on Saturday mornings will continue, bringing expertise on many topics and shared experiences, wisdom, and […]
January – Eric Birk of AGO presented “Organ Music for Meditation” while choirs were not yet singing because of the pandemic. February – Online Book Study of Church Music & the Christian Faith by Erik Routley drew participants from across the country, led by Dallas Chapter AGO Dean Chris Brunt. March – Joint Webinar with […]
“Finding Nuggets in Carols for Choirs” by Dr. Robert Mann “Finding Organ and Choral Hymn Tune Settings in Unlikely Places” by Dr. Charlotte Kroeker
Dr. Paul Lindsley Thomas (1929-2021) Pic 1: Terry Price, Paul Thomas, & Charlotte Kroeker in 2010 when Paul Lindsley Thomas received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the CMI Meyerson Festival of Church Music Pic 2: Notables John Weaver, Hal Hopson and Paul Lindsley Thomas at a CMI Summer Workshop Pic 3: Dr. […]