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Concordia Seminary Chorus Embarks on Spring Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, is embarking on its annual tour over the two-week break between winter and spring quarters. The 1998 Spring Tour will include the states of Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska.

The dates and churches for the Spring Tour are as follows:

February 21 (Saturday)
Immanuel Lutheran, Joplin, MO – 7:00 p.m.

February 22: (Sunday)
Faith Lutheran, Owosso, OK – 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Ascension Lutheran, Wichita, KS – 7:00 p.m.

February 23 (Monday)
Trinity Lutheran, Garden City, KS – 7:00 p.m.

February 24 (Tuesday)
Ascension Lutheran, Colorado Springs, CO – 7:00 p.m.

February 25 (Ash Wednesday)
Ascension Lutheran, Littleton, CO – 7:00 p.m.

February 26 (Thursday)
St. John Lutheran, Scottsbluff, NE – 7:00 p.m.

February 27 (Friday)
Zion Lutheran, Grant, NE – 1:00 p.m.;
Redeemer Lutheran, Atwood, KS – 7:00 p.m.

February 28 (Saturday)
Christ Lutheran, Lincoln, NE – 7:00 p.m.

March 1 (Sunday)
Pacific Hills Lutheran, Omaha, NE – 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Our Redeemer, Staplehurst, NE – 7:00 p.m.

March 2 (Monday)
Immanuel Lutheran, Junction City, KS – 7:00 p.m.

March 3 (Tuesday)
St. Paul Lutheran, Concordia, MO – 3:30 & 7:30 p.m.

The choirs and instrumental ensembles of Concordia Seminary exist as service rather than concert or performing groups. As such, the choirs provide training in musical skills and literature, worship and liturgy. The choirs provide leadership in worship services on the campus of Concordia Seminary as well as some area congregations.

Opportunities related to music currently being offered at Concordia Seminary include: Concordia Seminary Chorus (a male chorus comprised of seminary students, faculty, and staff); Pro Musica Sacra (a choir of mixed voices including students, faculty, staff, wives, and other members of the seminary community); Concordia Brass Choir; Concordia Handbell Choir; and various other solo and ensemble opportunities.

For more information concerning the sacred music opportunities and offerings at Concordia Seminary, please contact Rev. Henry Gerike, Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105.

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