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Anne Krentz Organ

Anne Krentz Organ serves as the Director of Music Ministries at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge, Illinois. She is also composer of many works of church music, particularly choral and piano. She has served as president of Region III of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians.

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Meet the Composer: Anne Krentz Organ

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 4:10:00 PM by Anne Krentz Organ in Potpourri

Anne Krentz Organ is one of the most popular composers in the Augsburg Fortress catalog. In this interview, we learn how she got started in church music, what she does today, and how she thinks about the creative process.

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Summer Music

Posted on Apr 25, 2018 10:55:41 AM by Anne Krentz Organ in Uncategorized

Do your choirs take a break over the summer months? I know of several churches in which the choirs continue to sing all year round, but more frequently I hear of choirs being “off” for the summer. If this is the case for you, rather than viewing it as a loss, consider it an opportunity to branch out and incorporate a variety of other vocal and instrumental ensembles. Tap the home-grown musical talent in your church and community.

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Choral Music for Fall 2017 (Lectionary Year A)

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 5:10:22 PM by Anne Krentz Organ in Planning

[Editor's note: While the summer sun is still high in the sky and Rally Day and the startup of choral seasons seem as though they are months away, you might want to carve out some time to begin to get organized for fall! Thanks to Anne Krentz Organ for writing these seasonal pointers, helpful whether you're highly organized or running last-minute. Either way, we're here to help with Prelude's ever-growing resources. Blessings to you in your music ministries this summer and into the fall.]

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Planning for the Fall Choral Season

Posted on Sep 6, 2013 1:11:06 PM by Anne Krentz Organ in Choral Techniques and Repertoire, in Planning, in review-prelude

[Editor's note: Rally Day and the startup of choral seasons is upon us, but there's still time to get organized for fall! Thanks to Anne Krentz Organ for writing these seasonal pointers, helpful whether you're highly organized or running last-minute. Either way, we're here to help with Prelude's ever-growing resources. Blessings to you in your music ministries this September.]

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Planning Ahead for the Fall Choir Season

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 9:02:56 AM by Anne Krentz Organ in Planning

Are you one of those musicians who celebrates the end of another stressful choir season by dropping all thoughts of next year, until suddenly it is breathing down your neck, bringing with it—yes, more stress? Then consider what follows to be both encouragement and help in getting a good chunk of your planning done still this summer. You’ll be glad you did!

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