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Images of Peace and Joy

Te Deum ushered in the holiday season with 350 people who attended a Peace and Joy performance on Sunday, December 8th and Monday, December 9th. Be sure to check out our YouTube channel to relive several of the songs performed, including the virtuosic performance of Schoenberg’s “Friede auf Erden” and joyful presentation of “Bells Rang… Read more »

Memorable moments from Be a Blessing

Thank you to the 350 people who attended a Be a Blessing performance on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th. What a wonderful concert weekend and a beautiful beginning to our 2019-20 season. Be sure to check out our YouTube channel to relive many of the songs performed, including the moving performance “City Called… Read more »

Be a Blessing featured in The Kansas City Star

Te Deum launches its 12th season on October 19th and 20th with “Be a Blessing,” a celebration of the universal call to goodness in inspiring song. In “Be a Blessing”, Te Deum pairs a Beatitude with a non-biblical text that illuminates the humanistic values of the scripture, inspiring listeners to be generous and caring citizens,… Read more »

Te Deum announces 12th season

Te Deum is thrilled to announce our 12th season. We have great anticipation for the year ahead and are committed to offering concert experiences that inspire the listener and foster community. Our October concert “Be a Blessing” features the prize-winning talents of pianist Sora Park, and pairs biblical teachings with secular/humanist values to promote unity…. Read more »

Divine Experiences

Music encourages you to discover the holy found all around. When we sing secular pieces, or music without reference to God, it can be a platform for finding the sacred inherent in this world. When sacred texts are set to secular music, they express the sense of holiness listeners find in the music. Consider two… Read more »

Close-up of Te Deum choir

A Concert Beneficiary: Jewish Vocational Service

Te Deum had the honor of offering our 2017 performance of Bach’s St. John Passion for free to our community, and with a concert offering taken for Jewish Vocational Services. Currently, there are more than 20 million refugees worldwide, and global humanitarian need is at an all-time high. Only 1% of all refugees are resettled… Read more »

Te Deum Chamber Choir singing

Light the World

Former director of choral activities at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Dr. Robert Bode, was commissioned to write a poem in honor of Te Deum’s 10th season. Professor of Composition at the University of Kansas, Ingrid Stolzel, was commissioned to set this meaningful text to music. Listen to the performance HERE. Light the… Read more »