US hymn composer coming to PH

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MANILA, Sept. 16, 2016 – American liturgical composer, author, and recording artist David Haas will be in Manila to conduct a liturgical music workshop and to share his music though a concert on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Mariano Singson Hall of the Ateneo de Manila Grade School.

The workshop will be from 9:00 a.m. to noon, while the concert will begin at 5:00 p.m. Joining him as special guests during the concert are the Ateneo Chamber Singers, Bukas Palad Music Ministry, Hangad, Fr. Arnel Aquino, SJ, and Fr. Manoling Francisco, SJ.

David Haas has composed and produced over 50 collections and recordings of original liturgical music with GIA Publications and is highly regarded as one of the pre-eminent liturgical composers in the English-speaking world. Many of his songs, hymns, and psalm settings such as “Blest Are They,” “You Are Mine,” “We Are Called,” “We Have Been Told,” “Now We Remain,” “Song of the Body of Christ,” “The Lord Is My Light,” “Deep Within,” “Send Us Your Spirit,” and “The Name of God” have become an integral part of the liturgical prayer of believers everywhere. He has also authored more than 30 books in the areas of liturgy, liturgical music, youth ministry, catechesis, prayer, and spirituality, and has served as a consultant to several catechetical and educational publishers.

For ticket reservations and inquiries, interested parties may call: Tanging Yaman Foundation c/o Maricel at +63(947)565-9544, or Jesuit Music Ministry c/o Rey at +63(2)4265971 local 114. (Dit Sablan / CBCPNews)

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