“Where Charity and Love Prevail: There God is Found" - Concordia’s Annual Fall Festival of Hymns

Sep 20, 2013 11:00 AM
Lindy Neubauer



Who: Concordia University Irvine
David Cherwien - organist and composer
Susan Palo Cherwien - author and reader
The Concordia Choir
Concordia Master Chorale
Dr. Michael Busch - director

What: Fall Festival of Hymns - "Where Charity and Love Prevail: There God is Found"

Dr. David Cherwien is the featured composer and organist for Concordia's annual Fall Hymn Fest. Currently serving as cantor at Mr. Olive Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, he is also the music director of the National Lutheran Choir, based in the Twin Cities. Cherwien's human festivals are renown for their creativity with innovative merging of organ, piano, instruments and voices, while bearing witness that music is a glorious gift from God.

The devotional writings of Susan Palo Cherwien will form an integral part of our festival. Recognized for her inspirational poetry and meaningful hymn texts, Susan will be reading selections from her acclaimed book Crossings: Meditations for Worship and From Glory to Glory: Reflections for Worship.

When: Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Where: Concordia University Irvine |CU Center | 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612
Tickets: $15 General Admission/$10 Seniors/Students free. Purchase tickets online or through the box office: boxoffice@cui.edu / 949.214.3418.

About Concordia University Irvine

Concordia University Irvine is a U.S. News Top Tier Regional University that prepares students for their vocations—their calling in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in the region because of the University’s innovative and engaging Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out Grace Alone. Faith Alone. Read More.


Media Contact:
Lindy Neubauer
Director of Communications
Concordia University Irvine