TCAGO Chapter Events

2020-2021 Program Year

TCAGO Year End Event

Sunday, Mary 2, 2021
4:00 PM CDT
via Zoom

The meeting will include an opening welcome and brief update by David Jenkins, a promotional video teaser of Northrop documentary for the Fall 2021 opening event; show and tell 'spotlights' from members showcasing what they have been up to the past 12 months; and insights from each other.

Please look for an email from TCAGO for a link to register.

Remember Well the Future:
Preparing a New Generation of Church Musicians

Monday, April 19, 2021
6:30 PM

Conversations in the church about change often make assumptions about the wants or needs of younger generations, but seldom are their voices present in such dialogue. This Webinar – via Zoom – will feature a panel of young church musicians. Moderated by Lutheran Summer Music church music faculty Laura Potratz and Chad Fothergill, these church musicians in their 20s, from various denominations, will discuss some of the pressing cultural, stylistic, and vocational concerns of our time from their perspectives. Together, they will consider such questions as:

  • What do younger generations seek from the church and its liturgy?
  • What is helpful or unhelpful about assumptions made on their behalf?
  • Do words like “traditional,” “contemporary,” or "authentic” matter?
  • Are there discrepancies between the aspirations of young leaders and what they feel is expected of them, or between their training and experience?
  • How can educational organizations and institutions better equip and support new generations of leaders in changing cultural and technological contexts, especially in a post-pandemic paradigm?

Attendees will be able to submit their own questions as well.

Registration is free.

Before Bach's Birthday Bash

March 14-21, 2021

A week of virtual Bach curated by Michael Barone. Visit the Before Bach's Birthday Bash page and the Daily Nightcaps of Bach page for the full line up.

More event links:
Pipedreams Regional Calendar

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