Event Title

Growing Active Worshipers: Faith Formation Through the Children's Choir

Presenter Information

Sarah Hawbecker

Location

Ballrooms B & C, Harre Union, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Start Date

9-4-2013 3:15 PM

End Date

9-4-2013 4:15 PM

Description

There is a lot more to directing a children's choir than teaching an anthem. This workshop will discuss the need for deliberate and intentional spiritual and worship instruction, as well as offer practical teaching suggestions and repertoire ideas.

About the Presenter

Sarah Hawbecker is Organist and Director of Children's Music at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, where she has served since 1996. A prize winner of numerous competitions, she has performed and presented workshops for conventions of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) and the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, and served as adjudicator for several organ competitions. Her organ performances have been broadcast on American Public Media's Pipedreams. Ms. Hawbecker earned the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance from the Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music degree, Magna cum laude with Departmental Distinction, from St. Olaf College. She served three terms on the AGO's National Council, as well as on local and national committees. She is one of the authors of Prelude Music Planner and a faculty member of the Greater Atlanta Leadership Program for Musicians.

 
Apr 9th, 3:15 PM Apr 9th, 4:15 PM

Growing Active Worshipers: Faith Formation Through the Children's Choir

Ballrooms B & C, Harre Union, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

There is a lot more to directing a children's choir than teaching an anthem. This workshop will discuss the need for deliberate and intentional spiritual and worship instruction, as well as offer practical teaching suggestions and repertoire ideas.