FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – On Sunday night, Aug. 23, the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale joined with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall. The combined group performed Gustav Mahler’s The Symphony No. 2 in C Minorto conclude a four-day concert series of Mahler’s most celebrated works. David Thye, professor of church music, and choral director of this presentation says the salvation message is very evident through the lyrics of this work. He calls it “a splendid declaration of faith, a heartfelt worshipful experience and an exuberant celebration of our ultimate hope and joy of everlasting life with Christ Jesus.”
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About Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Southwestern Seminary celebrates its centennial in 2008. Since its founding, the seminary has trained and sent out over 40,000 graduates to serve in local churches and mission fields around the world. In 1908, B.H. Carroll established the seminary on the campus of Baylor University. It was moved to its current location on Seminary Hill in Fort Worth in 1910 and was placed under the direction of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1925. Paige Patterson was elected as the eighth president of the seminary in 2003.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Thomas White, Vice President for Student Services and Communications
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
817.923.1921 ext. 7300