Concordia University Christi Crux Vocal & Brass Ensembles To Perform At Trinity Lutheran Church May 5

Posted By on April 26, 2017


Courtesy of Trinity Lutheran Church · 1 min read

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Enjoy a celebration of spring as the Concordia University music program presents a concert celebrating the 500th anniversary year of the Reformation featuring the university’s Christi Crux Vocal and Brass Ensembles.

The performance is scheduled at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1480 Douglas Avenue in Gardnerville on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Tax deductible donations supporting the Concordia University music program will be accepted.

The concert, directed by Kurt Berentsen, includes choral classics composed or arranged by Jean Berger, F. Melius Christiansen, William Dawson, Paul Fetler, Howard Helvey, Norman Luboff, G. P. Palestrina, Paul Manz, Giacomo Puccini, P. Peter Sacco, Heinrich Schütz, and Robert Starer, among others. Brass selections include classical compositions or arrangements by Walter Barnes, Robert King, Johann Pachelbel, Johann Pezel, and Henry Purcell, among others.

Established in 1905, Concordia University – Portland is one of ten universities founded by the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod and is accredited by the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities. As a private, non-profit Christian/Lutheran liberal arts university with enrollment of over 6000 students of varied religious faiths, its mission centers on three core themes: Lutheran, Rigor, and Student Leadership. Concordia University provides students a challenging, yet supportive learning environment where spirited intellectual inquiry strengthens a commitment to justice, compassion, moral integrity, and service.
Concordia offers 26 undergraduate degree programs with concentrations in more than 20 fields. The College of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, and School of Law (Boise, Idaho) offer post graduate degrees in both on-ground and on-line programs. In all program areas, Concordia expresses the values of a Christian institution committed to its mission of preparing leaders for the transformation of society.