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  • 5 things you might not know about Boar’s Head

    For many people, the Concordia University Ann Arbor Boar’s Head Festival marks the beginning of the Christmas season. In fact, there are many loyal fans who have hardly missed a performance since the beloved tradition began in 1978.

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  • November 26, 2018
    Advancement, Alumni, Fine Arts, Kreft Arts, Music, News

    An insider’s guide to A Manor Christmas at Concordia University Ann Arbor

    A Manor Christmas returns to Concordia this week (November 30 - December 2)! The committee is working hard to get everything in order and ready for guests to enjoy the Christkindlemarkt, the greenhouse, and the beautifully decorated Earhart Manor on the campus of Concordia University Ann Arbor.

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  • November 7, 2018
    Alumni, Fine Arts, Music, News, Theater

    King Wenceslas names his successor by Dr. Brian Altevogt

    After 40 consecutive years and more than 140 consecutive performances, our Good King Wenceslas has chosen to retire and name a new successor.

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  • Concordia presents the 41st annual Boar’s Head Festival

    Concordia University Ann Arbor is pleased to, once again, usher in the Christmas season with the annual Boar’s Head Festival with daily performances in the Chapel of the Holy Trinity from November 30 – December 2.

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  • Concordia to cap northern Michigan tour with home concert Oct. 21

    Concordia University Ann Arbor's music groups will begin a five-day tour through northern Michigan this week that will culminate with a home concert on Sunday, Oct. 21.

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  • August 17, 2018
    Media Coverage, Music

    A Piece Of Aretha Franklin’s Performance History Is Located On An Ann Arbor University Campus

    With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, a lot of people are grieving and sharing memories of her life changing music and career. 89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke to Kali Thiel, director of news and publications for Concordia University in Ann Arbor, where one of Aretha's prized concert pianos is located.

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  • “Best retreat ever!”

    The feedback is phenomenal. The conclusion is clear. God richly blessed the second annual Trinity Time Youth Retreat for those exploring church work vocations. On July 29-30 this summer, 12 high school students (6 boys and 6 girls) gathered with faculty and students at Concordia for an adventure which, for some, was clearly life changing.

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  • Artists of Concordia

    You can see them all around campus, creating in the Kreft Center for the Arts studios and walking from class to class with portfolios in hand. You hear their tunes as they practice their instruments and vocals, lead Tuesday Night Worship, or perform in shows—they are the Artists of Concordia.

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  • Music department to present ‘Gloria’ at third annual Night of Singing

    The Concordia University Ann Arbor music department presents the 3rd annual ‘Night of Singing’ on Friday, April 27 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Trinity. 

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  • A joyful noise

    Editor's Note: This story first appeared in the 2018 Spring/Summer Arbor Light magazine, a biannual publication of Concordia University Ann Arbor. Catch the newest edition dropping in mailboxes at the end of April. For your free subscription of Arbor Light, email

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