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Concordia Seminary Concert Series continues in March

UPDATE: Owing to concerns about the weather forecast and for the safety of our performers and guests, the concert scheduled for Sunday, March 3, has been canceled. We sincerely regret this inconvenience. The March 31 concert is expected to go on as scheduled.
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis [1] continues the Concordia Seminary Concert Series [2] with two highly awaited performances in March.

The internationally acclaimed Valparaiso University Chorale, the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra, the Valparaiso University Bach Orchestra and Choir and the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir will present J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3.

One of the country’s oldest Lutheran collegiate choirs, the University A Cappella Choir from Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, will present Spring Midwest U.S. Tour: A Celebration of 80 Years at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 31, in celebration of the choir’s 80th anniversary.

“We are so pleased to be able to offer these concert events as a gift to the St. Louis community,” said Dr. James Marriott [3], Kreft Chair for Music Arts. “Music gives us an opportunity to celebrate and proclaim our faith in profound and enriching ways, and these concerts are designed toward that very end.”

The Concordia Seminary Concert Series commenced with an Opening Weekend Hymn Festival August 26, 2018. Guest artist Kevin Hildebrand from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., was featured as well as an ensemble choir comprised of faculty, staff, students and local congregations.

All performances are held in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105. All concerts are free and open to the public, and a freewill offering will be taken.

Learn more here [4].

About Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis provides Gospel-centered graduate-level theological education for pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars and other leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) [5]. To learn more, visit www.csl.edu [1].

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