Vespers 2018

Wilson College will hold its annual Christmas vespers service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel. The public is invited to attend. The service will include scripture readings by students, faculty and staff; songs by the Wilson College Choir; and Christmas carols sung by all. After the service, free refreshments will be served in Laird Hall.

Van Looy Organ Series: Carol Feather-Martin

Carol Feather-Martin, a native of North Carolina, graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with a BM in piano performance and MM degree in organ performance and piano chamber music and accompanying performance from Catholic University. Carol has begun her 29th year as Director of Music and Arts and organist at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arlington, VA. For 10 years, Carol was the Artistic Director of Virginia Bronze, an auditioned community handbell ensemble.

Van Looy Organ Series: Dan Miller

A church organist since age fifteen, Dan Miller has served at several notable churches. At Calvary Church in Charlotte, NC, he presided over the world’s thirteenth largest pipe organ; at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL, he served as assistant organist to Diane Bish. Currently Dan is the organist for St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Beaverton, OR. He also serves many churches nationwide as guest organist for their worship services. Mr. Miller holds a Church Music Diploma from Moody Bible Institute.

Barbara Masters: Master Class

Barbara Masters has had an extensive career as a performer, church organist, accompanist, teacher, musical theater director, and composer. Ms. Masters has performed concerts in the U.S. and abroad, most recently with the Visitation Choir at Notre Dame in Paris, in Rome, and in Assisi. Join us for a FREE master class on the organ and piano taught by Barbara Masters.

The Common Hour: Trans*Forming Athletics and Fitness: Stories of Resilience and Change

T.J. Jourian is a social justice educator, learner, and trainer; having spoken and consulted at hundreds of college campuses, conferences, and community-based organizations in the U.S.  He has completed his PhD in Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago by investigating how trans*masculine college students conceptualize masculinity for his dissertation.  T.J.