Faith’n’Family – Encouraging Music Literacy for Children and Involving Children in Worship

 

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Parishioners including the family of the Rev. Mark Nierman sing during Lenten worship at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Loveland, Colo. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Parishioners including the family of the Rev. Mark Nierman sing during Lenten worship at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Loveland, Colo. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Emily Woock is the Director of Parish Music at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, Illinois. Music literacy is an important skill for children to have, and Emily talks about resources for parents to help teach their children about music literacy. Emily also talks about including children in worship and the importance of teaching children about worship and our rich Lutheran liturgy. Today’s program is an encore from August 1, 2016.

Find the CD “Keeping the Beat” and other early childhood music resources from GIA Publications.

Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Church Music and Education from Concordia University Chicago, where she also earned a certificate in Piano Pedagogy. She holds a Master of Sacred Music Degree from the University of Notre Dame and is currently pursuing a Master of Music Education Degree from Anderson University and a Music Therapy Equivalency from Saint Mary of the Woods College. She completed her Kodály Certification from the Hartt School in July 2015 where she studied with Dr. John Feierabend, the creator of the First Steps curriculum.

Faith'n'Family is underwritten by Concordia University WisconsinSend in your family questions to Family@kfuo.org or call host Andy Bates at (314) 996-1519 .

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