Concordia Choir Plans Special Hymns During Reformation Service

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Martin Luther Statue.
Martin Luther Statue.

Hymns highlighting the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be presented by the Concordia University Choir during a Reformation Service on Tuesday, October 31 at 7 p.m.  The Rev. David P.E. Maier, President of the Michigan District of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, will preach in the Chapel of the Holy Trinity on the university’s main campus, 4090 Geddes Road.

The 50-voice Concordia Choir is under the direction of Dr. Brian L. Altevogt, chairman of the music department, director of choirs, and associate professor of music since 2003.  Under his leadership, Concordia choirs have toured throughout the United States as well as Germany.

Other fine arts events during the next two months include:

 Concordia Wind Ensemble World Premiere 500th Reformation Concert, Thursday, November 2, 8 p.m., Washtenaw Community College Towsley Auditorium, Dr. William Perrine, director. Free.

Cantus: Discovery of Sight, Sunday, November 12, 4 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Trinity, $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students.

40th Annual Boar’s Head Festival, Friday, December 1-Sunday, December 3 (7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday), Chapel of the Holy Trinity.  Tickets, priced from $8-$15, will go on sale beginning Monday, October 30 at 1 p.m.

The Concordia Wind and String Ensemble, Thursday, December 7, 8 p.m., Kreft Center Black Box Theatre, Dr. William Perrine, director. Free.

For more details on all upcoming fine arts events, visit www.cuaa.edu/music or call the Concordia Box Office at 734-995-7537.