Concordia Seminary Newsroom
Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Spring Tour
The Concordia Seminary Chorus, under the direction of Mr. Greg Gastler, will visit Lutheran churches in Texas and Arkansas during its 2011 Spring Tour. The Chorus will provide services of word and music in the form of choral Evening Prayer that includes prayer, Scripture readings, and congregational singing.
The itinerary for the Seminary Chorus’ 2011 Spring Tour is as follows:
Friday, Feb. 18, 7:00 p.m.—Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri
Sunday, Feb. 20, 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.—Our Redeemer Lutheran, Wichita Falls, Texas
Sunday, Feb. 20, 6:00 p.m.—Zion Lutheran, Dallas, Texas
Monday, Feb. 21, 7:00 p.m.—Our Redeemer Lutheran, Irving, Texas
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m.—St. Paul Lutheran, Austin, Texas
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 11:00 a.m.—Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 7:00 p.m.—Bethany Lutheran, Austin, Texas
Thursday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.—Memorial Lutheran, Houston, Texas
Friday, Feb. 25, 7:00 p.m.—St. John Lutheran, Cypress, Texas
Saturday, Feb. 26, 7:00 p.m.—First Lutheran, Hot Springs, Arkansas
Sunday, Feb. 27, 8:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.—Grace Lutheran, Little Rock, Arkansas
The Concordia Seminary Chorus, which includes the Spring Tour Group, numbers about 30 seminarians, who commit to balancing full course loads with weekly rehearsals and special tour rehearsals. The Chorus has performed in more than 30 states and provinces in North America during the last 23 years. The seminarians are preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
For more information on the Seminary Chorus Tour, contact creative services at 314-505-7379 or [email protected].
First row, from left: Tyler Poppen (2 Tenor), Aaron Roggow (1 Tenor), Dustin Beck (1 Tenor), Raymond Holman (Bass), William Wingfield (Baritone); second row, Jonathan Crawford (2 Tenor), Dallas Dubke (Bass), Joshua Errer (2 Tenor), Greg Gastler (director); third row, Martin Dressler (2 Tenor), Ross Rucker (Bass), Micah Schmidt (Baritone).
Missing from photo: Timothy Anderson (Baritone), Sol Grosskopf (Baritone), Benjamin Smith (1 Tenor); and guest musicians Ashley Effken, Melissa LeFevre, and Sylvia White.