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Annual Concert Series features spring, summer offerings

Music lovers are encouraged to enjoy several upcoming performances as part of the continuing 2020-21 Concordia Seminary Concert Series presented by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

“Especially in a year where we have faced so much upheaval and angst, these concerts bring peace and refreshment to our souls and our lives,” said Dr. James Marriott, the Kreft Chair for Music Arts and director of Music Arts. “Music is a precious gift from our loving God, who promises to sustain us in and through all things.”

Upcoming spring and summer music offerings include:

Seven Last Words: Organ Improvisations

The Seminary will host “Seven Last Words: Organ Improvisations” at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, as part of morning services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. The service will be structured around the seven last words of Jesus. The campus community is invited to enjoy the concert in person while observing face covering and social distancing guidelines. All others are invited to watch the concert via live stream at csl.edu/live.

After Chapel Concert

The After Chapel Concert Series will continue with a performance from 9:55 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, directly following morning chapel services. Ryan Edinger will perform an organ and piano recital. The campus community is invited to enjoy the concert in person while observing face covering and social distancing guidelines. All others are invited to watch the concert via live stream at csl.edu/live.

Summer Carillon Concerts

The Summer Carillon Concerts will occur at 7 p.m. every Tuesday in June. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and to enjoy the unique concerts in a beautiful setting on campus near Luther Tower. All guests are encouraged to enjoy the concert while observing face covering and social distancing guidelines.

Learn more at csl.edu/music-arts.

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). To learn more, visit csl.edu.

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