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Centered in Song – Washington D.C.

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am 945 G St NW
Washington DC, DC 20001 United States

Join us for a day of workshops on congregational song that will run concurrently with a children’s choir festival! This celebratory event will include an information session about the new Center for Congregational Song, a children’s choir master-class with composer and master conductor John Horman, and a session on children and hymns with children’s choir expert Andrea Baxter. The workshops and concluding hymn festival are being hosted at First Congregational Church of Washington D.C., which is just two blocks from the National Portrait Gallery.

ANNOUNCEMENT – The Plenary address in the afternoon will be by acclaimed song leader Ken Nafziger.

COST: $25/adult (email ccs@thehymnsociety.org for group rates)

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Event Location



9AM - Introducing The Center for Congregational Song

10:30AM - Children and Hymns

Noon - Lunch (on your own)

1:30PM - Children's Choir Masterclass

2:30PM - Leading the Church's Song (Ken Nafziger)

3:30PM - Afternoon Break

6:30PM - Concluding Hymn Festival


9AM - Rehearsals

Noon - Lunch (provided)

1:30PM - Rehearsals

3:30PM - Afternoon Break

6:00PM - Call Time for Festival Preperations

6:30PM - Concluding Hymn Festival