News Release:

Apr. 9,  2012

Candler Singers to Perform at Duluth First United Methodist Church

candler-singers-2011.jpgThe Candler Singers, a select group of skilled musicians from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, will present “Life is Stronger than Death: Songs of Hope and Resurrection” April 22, 4 p.m. at Duluth First United Methodist Church. 

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include church music from around the globe including classical, contemporary, folk, and spirituals. In the week following their performance in Duluth, the group will travel to Tampa, Florida, for the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Candler Singers are the only seminary choir selected to lead in music and worship at the conference.

The Singers, all students in the seminary, are preparing for a variety of ministries in the church, the academy and the world. They represent several nations, including South Korea, Congo, Canada, the British Virgin Islands and the United States. As musical representatives of Candler, the Singers have given performances at a wide range of churches, regional events and denominational gatherings. 

The Reverend Barbara Day Miller, associate dean of worship and music at Candler, directs the Candler Singers. John Richardson is music assistant and accompanist. 

Duluth First United Methodist Church is located at 3208 Hwy. 120, Duluth, GA 30096. For more information, email candleralum@emory.edu or call 404.727.6352.