Choral Session and Hymn Festival

January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85719

On Saturday, January 13, The Hymn Society and The Center for Congregational Song will offer a free event. The first session of the day is intended for students, especially undergraduates, who may have an interest in church choral positions, but not have very much experience or background regarding aspects of it. The remainder of the events are relevant for anyone involved in church music or interested in getting involved in church music. The schedule is below. The afternoon hymn sing is free and open to the public. Please feel free to invite your choir members if you are currently in a church position.

Room 232

9:00 a.m. Worship Planning 101

9:40 a.m. Choristers Guild Reading Session

10:20 a.m. 10-minute break

10:30 a.m. Breaking the Traditional/Contemporary Divide

11:15 a.m. What is Gospel Music? Experiencing the Music of African American Gospel

12:00 Lunch break

Holsclaw Hall

1:00–2:00 p.m. Hymn Festival “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

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