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Beginning January 15, 2013, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will offer an extension course for the public: “The Music and Faith of Arvo Pärt,” taught by Peter C. Bouteneff, associate professor of Systematic Theology. Arvo Pärt, whose works rank him as the 3rd-most performed living composer globally, is an Orthodox Christian of Estonian nationality, and the course will combine the study of music with the spirituality and teachings of the Orthodox Christian faith.
The one-credit course, formally titled Liturgical Music 360, will meet on Tuesday evenings (7:30 p.m.–8:45 p.m.), beginning January 15, 2013, and it will run for ten sessions. Students have the option of taking the course for credit ($438) or audit ($219).