Reflect and Research

Workshop: Liturgical Music of the 21st Century. An International Proclamation through the Art of Music

Date: Thursday February 13, 2014 / Author of post:

The Caribbean region was the venue for Council for World Mission’s liturgical music workshop: Liturgical Music of the 21st Century. An International Proclamation through the Art of Music May 16-22, 2014. Located in Kingston, Jamaica on the grounds of the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies the conference brought together 18 musicians, composers and writers to reflect on the realities of their own home contexts and to develop material which tell stories of those contexts.

Participants gathered from, Argentina, India, Sweden, , Scotland, Brazil, Jamaica, South Korea, Singapore and Canada.  The workshop was organised by the Reflect and Research Unit of CWM.

 

Lim Swee Hong of Singapore (right) speaks with Brother Richie at the head office for Missionaries of the Poor.  The music ministry of Father HoLung, founder, of Missionaries of the Poor,  provides financial support for their work with the disabled, homeless and elderly. Rev. Dr. Yak Hwee Tan (2nd from right) and Simei Montiero of Brazil (3rd from right) share in the discussion

Lim Swee Hong of Singapore (right) speaks with Brother Richie at the head office for Missionaries of the Poor. The music ministry of Father HoLung, founder, of Missionaries of the Poor, provides financial support for their work with the disabled, homeless and elderly. Rev. Dr. Yak Hwee Tan (2nd from right) and Simei Montiero of Brazil (3rd from right) share in the discussion

Making beautiful music. Participants in the workshop combine their skills to create worship material

Making beautiful music. Participants in the workshop combine their skills to create worship material