LIEDERKRANZ ACKNOWLEDGED AT THE LEG

At 1:30, March 13.18, ten members of Liederkranz Männerchor, sitting in the viewers gallery at the Alberta Legislature Assembly, were acknowledged for their winning the Gold Award for best in their category at In….. Cant sul Garda Festival and Competition in Italy, October 2017.  The Honorable Richard Feehan, Minister of Indigenous  Affairs read a statement to the Assembly recounting the Choir’s success.  Thomas Bonifacio, the Ministers Constituency Manager for Edmonton-Rutherford, led a tour of MLA Richard Feehna’s office showing his collection of artifacts of indigenous peoples of Alberta. 

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IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL

Spafford wrote It Is Well With My Soul performed by Liederkranz 2018

The hymn "It is Well with My Soul" becomes closest to heart for one undergoing grief. Written by a Presbyterian lawyer Horatio G. Spafford (1828-1888) and composed by Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876), this deeply touching gospel song has long been loved.

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LIEDERKRANZ INVITED TO CARNEGIE HALL, NYC

 

 Why the invitation was extended

Dr. Jonathan Griffith, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor for DCINY states: “Männerchor Liederkranz received this invitation because of the quality and high level of musicianship demonstrated by the singers as well as the exceptional quality of their audition recording. 

It is quite an honor just to be invited to perform in New York. These wonderful musicians not only represent a high quality of music and education, but they also become ambassadors for the entire community. This is an event of extreme pride for everybody and deserving of the community’s recognition and support.” 

 

 

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THE EPIPHANY AT ST.BONIFACE

 

The winter sun shone through the stain glass windows, into the sanctuary of St. Boniface Catholic Church at 10:00am to greet the congregation, Liederkranz Männerchor and Fr. Neumann to celebrate the Epiphany.  This Sunday each year Liederkranz is invited to sing at the mass.  It is their final performance of the Christmas season.

 

 

 

 

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OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE

There are many, many historical churches throughout Europe.  They are magnets for travellers who come to wonder at the achievements of builders of medieval times.  The architecture, the paintings, the sculptures and the craftsmanship - each has a unique story to tell of how, when and why the church was built. 

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