News Release:

Apr. 9,  2012

Candler Singers Tour Florida, Perform at UMC General Conference

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” during a short tour of central Florida April 28 and 29.

Performances include:

The concerts, which are free and open to the public, will include church music from around the globe including classical, contemporary, folk, and spirituals.

The Candler Singers will be in Florida ahead of their performances on Monday, April 30, at the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, to be held in Tampa. The Singers are the only seminary choir selected to lead music and worship at the conference.

The Singers, all students, 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 performed 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. 

For more information, email candleralum@emory.edu or call 404.727.6352.