Dr. Eileen Guenther
Dr. Eileen Guenther, Professor of Church Music at Wesley Theological Seminary is in her third term as President of the American Guild of Organists (the largest organization in the world for organist and choral conductors). She is a national and international organ recitalist and has performed in recordings with Etherea Records, the US Air Force Orchestra and Vista Records (London). Her interest in global music has taken her to teach in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire and she has led Wesley students on six trips to South Africa. As an extension of her ministry she leads workshops on Spirituals, global music and clergy-musician relations for musical and denominational organizations. Dr. Guenther’s book, Rivals or a Team? Clergy-Musician Relationships in the 21st Century was published by MorningStar Music Publishers in 2012. Her new book In Their Own Words: Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals was released in 2016. She is Director of Music at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C.
RA-130 Chapel Choir
RA-135 Music Skills for the Local Church
RA-136 Songs of Zion: Spirituals in the Life of The Church
RA-138 Music and Social Justice
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