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The Church Music Institute (CMI) is dedicated to the advancement and stewardship of the best* sacred music for the use of Christian congregations. Using proven practices, CMI trains new generations of clergy, musicians and laypersons for leading worship through workshops, courses and conferences across the country. CMI also houses the most extensive online library of choral and organ music anywhere.
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Two Ways to Attend the Hymn Festival This Weekend!
Sunday, October 8, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Join the Highland Park United Methodist Church Chancel Choir and members of the Church Music Institute in a hymn festival of Wesleyan texts under the direction of Bob Chilcott.
In person at Highland Park United Methodist Church,
3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75205
Live streaming here.
Pastors and priests must be equipped to work with musicians for combining spoken and sung word to glorify God in congregational worship.Read More
Church musicians, keepers of the song of the church, have long understood the power of music to carry praise and prayer to God and connect faith to everyday living.Read More
On October 8, 2023, Bob Chilcott, British composer and conductor, led the choir of Highland Park United Methodist in Dallas and CMI members in a stirring hymn festival focused on the music of John and Charles Wesley through the liturgical year. With thanks to HPUMC, music director Dr. Carey Cannon and Bob Chilcott, the 73 […]Read More