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Larry Long in recital at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago March 11

Posted Feb 27, 2007

The Organist Larry Long returns to the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 East 55th Street, on March 11 at 4:00 p.m. for his first recital on the Ruth and Paul Manz Organ, which he helped design for the Augustana Chapel. Admission is free; an offering will be gathered.

Mr. Long's program includes the Prelude and Fugue in E Minor by J.S. Bach, Livre du Saint Sacrament by Olivier Messiaen, the Prelude to Suite, op. 5 by Maurice Duruflé, Prelude and Fugue in B Major by Marcel Dupré, and hymn tune arrangements by Paul Manz, Mark C. Jones, William Bolcom, Johannes-Mathias Michel and Larry Long.

The concert is part of LSTC's Chapel Music Series, which includes both sacred and secular music ranging from classical to contemporary compositions. Visit www.lstc.edu/events/music for a full list of series events and dates.

Long served as staff musician at LSTC from 1999 - 2004 and as cantor at Augustana Lutheran Church and Saint Luke Church in Chicago. Locally, he sang with Schola Cantorum of St. Peter's in the Loop. He was accompanist and singer with the Cathedral Singers and a regular recitalist at Holy Name Cathedral.

Long now lives and works in New York City.

Contact:

Mark Bangert & Daniel Schwandt
Co-directors, Chapel Music Series
773-256-0700 Ext. 799
mbangert@lstc.edu; dschwand@lstc.edu

Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

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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