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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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  • Music in the air for spring concerts at CUAA

    Since the founding of Concordia University Ann Arbor in 1963, the Concordia music department has maintained a reputation of excellence in choral and instrumental music, performing regularly both on and off campus.

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  • January 19, 2018
    Concordia Experts, Music, News, Spotlight

    Popular Faculty Music Recital Set For February 19

    Concordia University Ann Arbor’s Music Faculty Recital will be held Monday, February 19 in the Kreft Center Recital Hall on the university’s main campus, 4090 Geddes Road. The annual, free concert that showcases the talents of a number of the music professors will begin at 8 p.m.

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  • January 1, 2018
    Music, News

    Honor Band Days Culminate With Joint Concert

    Concordia University’s Wind Ensemble will host its annual Honor Band Days Friday and Saturday, February 9-10, in the Kreft Center on the university’s main campus, 4090 Geddes Road.

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  • December 14, 2017
    Music, News

    Annual Musical Theater Day Provides Opportunity to Showcase Talents January 27

    The annual Musical Theater Day, which provides an opportunity for junior high and high school students of all levels of experience to showcase their acting, vocal music and dance talents, is scheduled Saturday, January 27.

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  • November 8, 2017
    Music, News

    Cantus Returns to Concordia for Discovery of Sight

    Cantus, an ensemble called "the premier men's vocal ensemble in the United States" by Fanfare Magazine, returns to Concordia University Ann Arbor Sunday, November 12 for a program entitled, "Discovery of Sight."

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