Conference Schedule

An Open Conversation on Music in the Church
A Look at the Elephant in the Room

November 3-5, 2013

 

SUNDAY, November 3

Time Description Presenter Location
3:00-6:00 p.m. Registration   Sihler Auditorium
4:30 p.m. Organ Recital Craig J. Cramer – University of Notre Dame Kramer Chapel
5:45 p.m. Dinner–Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Buffet   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
7:30 p.m. Choral Vespers Seminary Schola Cantorum Kramer Chapel
8:45 p.m. Welcome Reception   Student Commons

 

MONDAY, November 4

7:00-8:30 a.m. Registration   Sihler Auditorium
7:00-8:15 a.m. Breakfast   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
7:30 a.m. Morning Office   Kramer Chapel
8:40 a.m. Welcome Lawrence R. Rast, Jr., President Sihler Auditorium
8:45 a.m.

What’s Right for the Rite? Theological Discernment in Matching Music to the Liturgy

Thomas M. Winger Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel   Kramer Chapel
11:00 a.m.

Hearing Is Believing: But If Music Is a Universal Language,
Why Don’t We Agree on What It Means?

Barbara J. Resch Sihler Auditorium
12:15 p.m. Lunch   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
1:45 p.m. Making Melody: A Composer’s Brain on Church Music Stephen R. Johnson Sihler Auditorium
3:00 p.m.

The Sound of Beauty: Discerning and Creating Beauty
in Liturgy and Its Music

Kent J. Burreson Sihler Auditorium
4:30 p.m. Evening Prayer Choir: Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, Jonathan Busarow, Director Kramer Chapel
5:00 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception   Student Commons
5:30 p.m. Banquet   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
7:30 p.m. Hymn Festival

Organist: Kevin J. Hildebrand
Choirs: Seminary Kantorei, Richard C. Resch, Director
Chamber Choir of Concordia Lutheran High School, Fort Wayne,
Tavis J. Schlicker, Director

Kramer Chapel

 

TUESDAY, November 5

7:00-8:15 a.m. Breakfast   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
7:30 a.m. Morning Office   Kramer Chapel
8:45 a.m. Panel Discussion of the Major Questions (questions submitted in advance) Dennis Marzolf, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minnesota Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel   Kramer Chapel
11:00 a.m.

Questions and Answers: An Open Conversation with
the Conference Participants

  Sihler Auditorium
11:45 a.m. Itinerarium   Sihler Auditorium
12:00 p.m. Lunch   Katherine Luther Dining Hall