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Nov 26, 2019

Search for a Hymn or Song Text: “Death, Dying, and Song”

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is conducting a competition for a theologically rich hymn or song text for congregational singing that engages the themes of death and dying. The search is for a text, whether written for an existing or a new musical setting. The writer of the winning entry will […]

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Sep 26, 2019

Remembering Nancy Wicklund Gray

by Brenda Smith Nancy Wicklund Gray, wife of Ray Gray, died quietly on Monday, September 2, 2019 at her home in Doylestown, PA. The cause of death was cancer. Nancy Wicklund epitomized a musician’s librarian through her service to the music library, performance collection, and archives of Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton […]

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