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Rev. Kathryn Johnson explores the Artistic Language of Hildegard von Bingen

Rev. Kathryn Johnson explores the Artistic Language of Hildegard von Bingen. Kathryn Johnson is an ordained United Methodist Minister of Music, having served at churches in the Pacific Northwest, Northwest Indiana, and North Texas. Though Methodist by education (S.M.U.) and ordination and Lutheran trained (Valparaiso University), she has been appointed, through her commitment to ecumenism […]

Dr. James Abbington Opens the Door to Organ Music of Black Composers

Dr. James Abbington Opens the Door to Organ Music of Black Composers. Dr. James Abbington is Associate Professor of Music and Worship at Candler School of Theology. Dr. Abbington's research interests include music and worship in the Christian church, African American sacred folk music, organ, choral music, and ethnomusicology. Dr. Abbington serves as executive editor […]

Graduate Course in Congregational Song 2023

Course Overview: A historical survey of the church's hymnody and underpinning of psalmody. Presented in cooperation with Brite Divinity School. Three hours graduate credit for clergy and musicians through Brite Divinity School, or documented non-credit/audit participation through CMI. Join scholars Dr. James Abbington, Rev. Dr. Julie Adkins, Dr. Wilma Bailey, Dr. Zebulon Highben, Roger Holland, […]

Church Music Institute Summer Intensive 2023

Course Overview: "Equipping Leaders to Serve the Saints", August 4-5, followed by "Music and Worship: Imagine & Explore" for early career worship leaders, August 6-8 in Dallas, TX. Clinicians are Dr. Margaret Evans, Prof. Stefan Engels, Mr. Ethan Haman, Dr. Don Horisberger, Prof Ellen Johnston, Ms. Stephanie Rhoades, Ms. Leanne Seabright, Dr. Marcell Steuernagel, and […]

Choral and Organ Music at Your Fingertips Anytime, Anywhere

Join the CMI staff for an online tour of the choral and organ libraries with tips for finding and planning music for fall, Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. Especially helpful for musicians new to the libraries, and the not-so-new will find new music and ways to search too. Busy on Saturday? Register & watch the video […]

“Languages of the Saints” by Rev. Kathryn Johnson

THE LANGUAGES OF THE SAINTS: finding the many expressions of their voices SATURDAY MORNING ONLINE WORKSHOP, SEPTEMBER 30, 10:00 a.m.  REV. KATHRYN JOHNSON, retired United Methodist Deacon and Organist/Minister of Music Musicians through the ages have given voice to their celebration of the saints of Christendom in anthems, Requiem masses and other music to suit […]