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Chicago area musicians to perform Bach concert to benefit Hyde Park Seminary January 12, 2003

Posted Oct 29, 2002

Chicago area professional singers and instrumentalists will present a benefit concert for the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Sunday, January 12, 2003, at 4 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.

The 65-member ensemble will perform Bach's Brandenberg Concerto No. 5, Bach's Epiphany Cantata 65, Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughn Williams, choral works by Hammerschmidt and Distler, and a Chinese carol. Instrumental soloists include Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest, Cantor Jonathan Oblander, harpsichord; Droston Hall from the Hall School of Music, violin; and Jean Bishop of Peace Lutheran Church, Lake Zurich, flute.

Directed by Dr. Mark Bangert, the John H. Tietjen chair of pastoral ministry: worship and church music at the Seminary, vocal soloists are Susan Lundholm, soprano, Cynthia Anderson, alto, Mark Lundholm, tenor, Andrew Schultze, bass and Bruce Tamen, baritone.

Advance tickets are $13 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Tickets purchased at the door are $15 and $8. Children under 12 are free. Ample free parking is available at the LaSalle Bank parking lot on Belmont Ave., west of the church.

To order tickets or for more information, call the Seminary at (800) 635-1116, ext. 712.


Jan Boden
Director of Communications

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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