Friday, October 26, 2007

Lutheran Composer on campus

Dr. Carl Schalk

CLS encourages its community to attend Concordia University College of Alberta's week of events with visiting scholar and well known Lutheran composer, Dr. Carl F. Schalk.
Dr. Schalk has written hymntunes such as “Spirit of God, Unleashed on Earth,” “Sing my Tongue,” and “Now.”  He has also been instrumental in editing magazines and creating hymnbooks (such as LBW). 
Dr. Schalk will be leading CUCA's chapel throughout the week of Oct. 29 – Nov. 2, and presenting noonhour (12:00-12:50) Schalk Talks on a variety of topics:
  • “Getting from There to Here - A Life in Church Music” (Mon, CUCA)
  • “Choral Reading Session” music of Carl Schalk (Tues, CUCA)
  • “First Person Singular” - a reading and commentary from his collection of short essays about Worship, Liturgy, and Children (Wed, CLS Chapel)
  • “Choral Reading Session” music of Carl Schalk (Thurs, CUCA)
He will also be giving two longer lectures for the community: 
  • Tuesday evening, 7:30 in CUCA's Tegler Centre, a FaithLife lecture, Luther on Music in the Church
  • Thursday afternoon, 2:00 in Alumni 314 (CUCA), A Primer on Worship and Music in the Lutheran Tradition. 
Dr. Schalk will also be guest conductor of many of his pieces at the SACRED MUSIC FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 28, 7:30 the Winspear.  CLS encourages you to be part of our annual celebration of sacred music performance and audience participation in corporate song.  This year the featured ensembles include the Concordia Concert Choir and Community Chorus, Sine Nomine Chamber Choir, and, for the first time, the Concordia Symphony Orchestra and King’s Community Chorus, as well as an Edmonton Massed Choir and organist, Rev. Lorne Manweiler (CLS grad '04).  Tickets are available from the Winspear Box Office (428-1414) until the performance.  Prices are $16 for adults, $13 for seniors, students and children.  It is a great honour to have Dr. Schalk in Edmonton, and you are welcome to all of these events!

Monday, October 22, 2007

Fall 2007 Quest

* Date: Tuesdays, October 30th, November 6th, 13th, and 20th
* Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
* Theme: Ethics for daily life
* Speaker: Dr. Manfred Zeuch

Dr. Zeuch, the Seminary’s President, will teach four Tuesday evening classes beginning October 30th at Concordia Lutheran Seminary.

Registration costs $25.00 for the series. For more information and to register for the classes contact Elaine Larsen at 780-474-1468, ext. 229.

For more general information on Quest or other CLS extension opportunities, click here.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Hippos Excavation 2008

Plans are in place for the ninth season of archaeology at Hippos, Israel. This is the second time that Concordia Lutheran Seminary has participated in this exciting project, in collaboration with Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Come and join us for an academic, spiritual, and hands-on adventure at a stunningly beautiful site—overlooking the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee. For much more information on the 2008 Hippos Excavation, click here.
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