Veritas Academy Fine Arts Symposium with Ken Myers
The Complete Audio recordings of the Veritas Academy Fine Arts Symposium (March 19-20, 2010). This collection includes 14 mp3s of all the sessions.
1 Ken Myers: Sustaining a Fine Arts Education in a Consumer Society
2 Round Table Discussion: What Do We Want in Christian Education Today?
3 Gene Veith: The State of the Arts in Christian Education
4 Greg Wilbur: A Philosophical Foundation for Music Appreciation
5 Karen Mulder: From Hedgehogs to Giraffes: Teaching Appreciation for the Visual Arts
6 John Hodges: Beauty in Music: Inspiration and Excellence
7 Ted Prescott: Jerusalem, Athens, and the Education of Young Artists
8 David Erb: Sing with Understanding; Play Skillfully: Musical Literacy for all the Saints
9 Steve Turley: Redeeming the Senses: The Aesthetics of Classical Education
10/11 Music Panel: Charting a Path Forward (in 2 parts)
12/13 Visual Arts Panel: Charting a Path Forward (in 2 parts)
14 Concluding Panel Discussion
Ken Myers is the founder of Mars Hill Audio, an organization committed “to produce creative audio resources that encourage
Christians to grow in obedient wisdom concerning the cultural consequences of our duty to love God and neighbor.”
Gene Veith is the Provost and Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia
Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity and culture.
Greg Wilbur is an author and the Chief Musician at Parish Presbyterian Church, Senior Fellow & Dean of the Chapel at New
College Franklin and Director of King’s Meadow Study Center. He has a deep interest in how symbolism reveals the nature and character of God.
Karen Mulder is an art and architectural historian. She has lectured and written internationally on contemporary art and served on
the boards of the Newington Cropsey Cultural Studies Foundation, the C.S. Lewis Foundation, and Christians in the Visual Arts.
John Mason Hodges is a conductor, lecturer, composer, and writer. He has been conducting orchestras and choruses since
finishing graduate studies in music at Indiana University in 1983. He founded and directs the Center for Western Studies, a year-long
college-level tutorial program that teaches a Christian worldview and the history of Western ideas through the great books.
Theodore Prescott is a sculptor and was a professor at Messiah College. He has exhibited widely in the United States and completed several public commissions. His work is in several private collections, The Vatican Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, and the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, UCLA.
David Erb is a Fellow of Music at New Saint Andrews College and Director of Music at Christ Church in Moscow, ID. He earned
his DMA in choral conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to conducting and composing, his teaching
focuses on training all Christians to be musically literate in light of scriptural teaching.
Steve Turley is a prize-winning classical guitarist and teaches at Tall Oaks Classical School in Newark, DE. He is also an adjunct
professor of Music and Aesthetics at Eastern University in St. Davids, PA, where he has taught since graduating from the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University in 1997.
Suzannah Norris teaches music for two private schools and
for the Children’s Chorus of Maryland and School of Music, in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her third level Kodály certification
and is presently completing her masters at Loyola College.
Ned Bustard is a graphic designer, illustrator, and author. He has created many books and developed curriculum for Veritas Press. He also contributed to and edited It Was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God.
Ken Myers is the host and producer of the MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, a bimonthly audio magazine that examines issues in contemporary culture from a framework shaped by Christian conviction. He was formerly the editor of This World: A Journal of Religion and Public Life, a quarterly journal whose editor-in-chief was Richard John Neuhaus. Prior to his tenure... read more
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