Peter C. Lutkin Peter Christian Lutkin March 27, — December 27, was an American organist , choral conductor , and composer. Career[ edit ] Peter Lutkin was born in Thompsonville, Wisconsin. He attended Chicago public schools and was a chorister and organist at St. Peter and St.
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Thompsonville, WI, ; d. Evanston, IL, This music is more an anthem than a hymn; it was called a "Farewell Anthem with Sevenfold Amen. Choirs may still love to sing the entire anthem—or if the choir wishes to sing just the blessing, the congregation can respond with a simple "Amen" cadence. Sing this music with a sense that its text is divinely ordained in the manner of an authoritative proclamation. The popularity of this song can be attributed in part to its use for many years at the end of the weekly radio broadcasts of the Back to God Hour, an international ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Orphaned at an early age, Lutkin was raised in Chicago and had his early musical training in the choir school of the St. James Episcopal Cathedral. He studied under prominent organ teachers in Chicago, continued his education in Europe , and earned a doctorate in music from Syracuse University in In Chicago he served as organist and choirmaster at St.
Clements Episcopal Church and St. James Cathedral and taught music theory at the American Conservatory Lutkin was one of the founders of the American Guild of Organists.
He also established the Chicago North Shore Festivals and founded the Northwestern University School of Music, of which he was the first dean A composer of organ and choral music, he served on the editorial committees for both the Methodist Hymnal and the Episcopal Hymnal
Peter C. Lutkin
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