Hymn Festival | "How can I keep from singing?"

Event time: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Marquand Chapel (Marq) See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 
An evening of hymns and meditations led by organist, composer, and conductor JOHN FERGUSON, together with a choir, instrumentalists, and conference faculty.

This public event is offered in conjunction with the 2017 ISM Congregations Conference when Dancing turns to Mourning: Worshiping God in the Face of Violence. For more information or to register for the conference, please see the event website.

John Ferguson is an acclaimed organist, choral conductor, composer and teacher, who retired as Professor Emeritus of Organ and Church Music at St. Olaf College in 2012 after nearly three decades. He also conducted the St. Olaf Cantorei and served as Cantor to the Student Congregation.  Dr. Ferguson has has published more than 100 composition and arrangements, including many based upon existing hymn texts and tunes as well as newly commissioned texts. Along with colleague Anton Armstrong, Dr. Ferguson re-envisioned the St. Olaf Choral Series for Augsburg Fortress and worked to make it relevant to a wide variety of 21st-century choirs. He has designed and presented hymn festivals for national and regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists and American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).

Free; no tickets required.


Open to: 
General Public