Church Music Conference
January 24-25, 2019

Registration for the conference is temporarily on hold pending announcement of the new clinician. Due to health issues, Stephen Cleobury from King's College London, will not be able to travel to the USA in January to participate in the conference as planned. 

A Festival Choir composed of conference attendees and the Parish Choir of Christ Church, Greenville will sing three masterworks of the English anthem repertory under the clinician's direction at the closing Choral Evensong on Friday. These three anthems will be rehearsed during conference sessions on campus, as well as immediately prior to the Evensong at Christ Church. If you would like to sing with the Festival Choir – on a space available basis – please note that your registration for the conference must be received by November 15 (if registering online) or postmarked no later than November 12 (if registering by mail).

We invite you to join us on the beautiful Furman campus this January for two exceptional days of learning and inspiration.

View and download Furman_CMCreg_schedule2019.pdfConference SCHEDULE.pdf


  • $ 95  Adults
  • $ 75  Early Bird Registration if submitted on or before January 6
  • $ 50  Student - high school youth or full time college
Fee includes two days of conference sessions, a conference music packet, and one reservation for the Friday luncheon.
No discount offered for single day attendance. 
Make checks payable to FURMAN UNIVERSITY and mail to:
  Church Music Conference
  3300 Poinsett Hwy
  Greenville, SC  29613

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​The Thomson Lectures in Church Music were established by an endowment gift from the Thomson Foundation as a memorial to Waddy Randolph Thomson and Pauline Blackwell Thomson. These lectures are the featured events at the annual Church Music Conference at Furman University, Each year distinguished musicians of national and international prominence deliver the lectures on subjects related to the study and practice of church music.

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