Rev. Dr. Jon Vieker— Senior Assistant to the President of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, and Dr. Mark Bender— Minister of Music at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des Peres, Missouri, join Andy and Sarah to talk about the legacy of the late Dr. Carl Schalk, who died on January 24, 2021. Dr. Vieker and Dr. Bender share stories of learning from Dr. Schalk, his views on church music and the life of the church, and the enormous impact he had on Lutheran church music and musicians.
Resources mentioned about Dr. Schalk include:
- “Carl Schalk: A Life in Song” by Nancy Raabe — cph.org
- “Thine the Amen: Essays on Lutheran Church Music” — amazon.com
- “Singing the Church’s Song: Essays and Occasional Writing” — fortresspress.com
- “First Person Singular” — morningstarmusic.com
- “More First Person Singular” — morningstarmusic.com
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