Friday, May 29, 2009

Lutheridge Music Week...

I will bless the Lord at all times...
A Celebration of Psalms
Lutheridge Music Week

July 12 – 18, 2009
This year, Lutheridge celebrates our 57th year of Music Week. We have put together an amazing list of clinicians. The team of Linda Hasseler and Craig Courtney from Capital University will be leading the adult choir. The composer John Horman will be directing the Elementary Chorus. Wayne Wold, composer of hymns and organ and choral works, will be our Organ Clinician. Read on for a complete list of the clinicians we will have this summer.
We also have exciting and interesting classes and workshops scheduled for The Summer of 2009 Music Week.
Classes: Bible Study, Drumming, Guitar, Contemporary Worship, Reading Sessions, Organ/Keyboard, Clinicians’ workshops and Liturgical Arts.
Ensembles: Adult Choir, Flute Choir, Hymnfest Choir, Liturgical Dance, Advanced Recorder, Orcha/Band,
Daily morning and evening worship is centered on the Psalms.
We invite campers young and old to come join us on the mountain and let the music ring forth. Space is still available, so come and rejoice and "Bless the Lord at all times".
Our Staff for Music Week:

Adult Choral Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities in the Conservatory of Music at Capital University, Columbus, OH. Directs the Chapel Choir and Choral Union and teaches choral conducting. Active as guest conductor, adjudicator and clinician for choral events and festivals in United States. Bachelors degree, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI…. Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts, Michigan State University. Taught elementary, junior high and high school choral music. A mezzo-soprano, performs, tours and records nationally and internationally. Toured France with the Robert Shaw Festival Chorus, soloist. Sang with Sir Neville Marriner, André Previn, Helmuth Rilling at Carnegie Hall. Toured with the Oregon Bach Festival choir and shares 2000 Grammy for Best Choral Performance for Penderecki’s Credo. Member ACDA, Ohio MEA, MENC and The Honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. Nurturing Capital University’s rich choral legacy, Hasseler continues to program the classic and contemporary a cappella sacred and secular choral literature. Dr. Hasseler shares her special talents with us this summer.

CRAIG COURTNEY Adult Accompanist, Workshop Clinician Editor, Beckenhorst Press and composer, choral clinician and accompanist, Columbus, OH. Bachelors and Masters in Piano Performance, studying with Raymond Dudley and Walter Levin at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Studied piano with Illonka Deckers, Milan, Italy. Served as piano teacher and accompanist on faculty of Mozarteum and music minister at Salzburg International Baptist Church, Salzburg, Austria. In addition to accompanying Dr. Hasseler and the Adult Choir, Mr. Courtney will present two workshops introducing his own works: “The Composer’s Heart” and “Compositions Based on Psalms”.

WAYNE WOLD Organ Clinician Associate Professor of Music and College Organist, Hood College, Frederick, MD. Teaches music theory, composition, private organ and harpsichord lessons. An active church musician, composer, author, performer and clinician with over 200 compositions published for organ, choirs, children’s musicals, recorder suite and hymns for congregational singing. Published poet with many hymn and anthem texts in print. Bachelor of Music, Concordia College…MSM, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH… Doctor of Musical Arts from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA. Served as a clinician for Choristers Guild, AGO, Hymn Society, ALCM, serving as president of ALCM Region One. Served on the editorial board for the Evangelical Lutheran Worship. Dr. Wold will present organ and keyboard workshops daily, prepare the Hymn Fest choir, and lead the Hymn Fest Thursday evening, July 16, at St. James Episcopal Church, Hendersonville, NC.

JOHN HORMAN Elementary Choral Director of Music and Organist, Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church, Kensington, MD, where he writes extensively for the choirs. Retired teacher of 26 years, Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD, spending 21 years at the elementary level and 5 years at the secondary level teaching general music and choir. Active choral clinician and consultant; has directed over 50 choir festivals in the last 10 years. Writer and contributor, Silver Burdette and Macmillan Publishing Houses, school music series. Served on Choristers Guild Board of Directors, 3 years as president, and the Board of Directors of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. Editorial Staff for Abingdon press, Church Music for Children and Church Music Workshop. Many choral anthems in print as well as children’s musicals (By the Sea, Paul and Co., Angel Band). John will work with our singers who have finished 3rd – 5th grade, present a reading session of elementary choir music and a workshop entitled “Searching for Unison: The Ongoing, Neverending Challenge of Helping Children and Adults Match Pitch and Sing in Tune".

MICHAEL ZEMEK High School Choral Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. Conducts the Augustana Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and the Collegiate Chorale, teaches music methods, conducting and research courses, supervises music education students and advises the collegiate MENC and ACDA chapters. Director, Youth Choir at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, IA. Serves as guest conductor and clinician. Serves as Program Director for Young Lutherans Sing, a national summer choral experience sponsored by ALCM for middle school singers. Formerly served as Summer Program Director for Lutheran Summer Music Academy and festival. BA in vocal, instrument and classroom Music Education, Gustavus Adlophus College, St. Peter, MN. MM in Choral conducting, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, doctor of Education degree in Music Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Zemek will conduct the 9th – 12th grade choir in performance at Thursday evening’s Hymn Festival and Friday afternoon’s concert.

DAVID VANDERMEER Handbell Clinician Director of Music Ministries, Central Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA. Conducts the Chancel Choir and three handbell choirs. Plans monthly Taize Prayer Services and oversees the Liturgical Arts Guild, the Movement Choir, and the African Drumming Choir. David is a graduate of the Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ. Served as Minister of Music and Fine Arts, Northwoods Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX for 12 years. Served six years (2002-08) on the National Board of Directors for AGEHR, Inc. Served as the Conference Director for Music Week at Montreat and has been the conference Director twice of Mo-Ranch Worship and Music Conference and for the 2000 Pam West Worship and Music Conference. David is a member of AGO, AGEHR, PAM, NMEA, ACDA, the Hymn Society, Choristers Guild, Christians in the Visual Arts and The Episcopal Church and Visual Arts. David sings with the Atlanta Sacred Choral directed by Eric Nelson. David has helped launch a handchime program for inner-city elementary schools in the Atlanta Public Schools.

Middle School Choral Vocal Music Teacher at Tecumseh Middle School and Tecumseh High School... directs program with 6 high school choirs, 4 middle school choirs, and 570 students involved in program... conducts Tecumseh Community Chorus... BM in Choral/General Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro... MM in Choral Conducting, University of Wisconsin - Madison... served as director of music for UW Lutheran Campus Center... accomplished pianist and arranger. Scot returns to lead our 6th – 8th graders.

ED TOMPKINS, Handbell Clinician: Minister of Music, Morning Star Lutheran Church, Matthews, NC…BA in Music and Religion, Duke University…MCM in Organ and Conducting, Scarritt Graduate School… CAGO:Colleague of the American Guild of Organists…served on Area III AGEHR Board of Directors… handbell clinician numerous times at Montreat Conference on Worship and Music and Massanetta Church Music Conference.

PASTOR TIM SMITH, Chaplain: Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, Boone, NC, since 1993, including as Lutheran Campus Minister to Appalachian State University from 1993 - 2000…also served St. Paul Lutheran Church, Newton, NC, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Hanover, PA and The American Church in Berlin, West Berlin, Germany…Bachelors degree in Religion, UNC-Chapel Hill, Master of Divinity Degree, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, PA…Doctor of Ministry Degree, Drew University Theological School, Madison, NJ…traveled extensively overseas and in U.S., including summer 2009 Lilly Grant sabbatical to Tanzania. Pastor Smith’s Bible Study will focus on the Psalms: the various kinds of psalms and how they relate to our everyday lives.
Other clinicians: Handbells:David Platts, Jeanette & Roger Myers, Karen Shuford, Rob & Deb DeGaetano, Teresa Gardner, Nancy Gibbons, Larry Areheart, Karen Areheart, Sandra Lindler, Stephen Allen, Karol Kimmell and Mark Glaeser.

The Music Week schedule…
Hymn Festival ~ Thursday, July 16 ~ 8:00 PM
St. James Episcopal Church
Hendersonville, NC
Friday concerts ~ Friday, July 17 ~ 11:30 AM
First Camp Concert
2:15 PM ~ Children & Youth Choirs
Youth Handbells
Faith Center
Friday worship 7:30 PM ~ Adult Choir & Handbells
Nativity Lutheran Church, Arden, NC

We look forward to seeing you at our 57th Annual 2009 Music Week, here at Lutheridge+Lutherock. Log on to the website and sign-up today! Financial aid is still available for those that need it.

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