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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 […]
Event Date: Monday, March 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. EDT Presented by the American Guild of Organists and the Church Music Institute Link to the webinar recording Resources: Musicians and Clergy Working Collaboratively AGO_CMI Resources. Zion Presentation Reintroducing Music into a Spoken Liturgy Psalms Presentation Lilly/CMI Scholars from 2018-19 Cohort 1. Zion Lutheran Church, […]
CMI is looking forward to an exciting and busy year! Additional events will be announced regularly through email, social media, and the website. Here are some things to anticipate: Saturday Online Sessions will continue throughout the year. Saturday, January 23 – Organ Music for Meditation with Eric Birk Online, limited in-person, and non-existent worship scenarios present […]
On November 14, CMI hosted “Best Ideas: Music and Worship in This Most Unusual Time,” a Saturday session exploring contributions from practitioners across the country. Facilitators Dr. Tim Sharp (Executive Director, ACDA) and Dr. Michael Bedford (President, AGO) presented ideas submitted from all participants of the course, and led a straw vote in each of […]
It was not the year CMI anticipated, and yet, looking back, it perhaps became one of CMI’s best years. By transitioning to online delivery of courses, workshops, and music, CMI reached more people than ever. CMI’s extensive online libraries—accessible anytime, anywhere—became a bedrock for delivery of services to congregations seeking music in new formats for online […]