Going to be at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
March 22nd through the 25th?

GIA composers and clinicians are participating in a wealth of workshops, prayer experiences, liturgies, and concerts including:

Donna Pena

Liam Lawton


In a time when Celtic music has come to prominence, the name of Liam Lawton is becoming well known in liturgical music circles. From Ireland, Liam has been composing music in the Celtic idiom for the past five years. Two of his collections have been used for two major television broadcasts shown throughout Europe.

David Haas

Highly regarded as one of the preeminent liturgical music composers in the English-speaking world, he has produced more than 45 collections of original music. His liturgical works are sung and prayed throughout the world and appear in hymnals of many Christian denominations and in many languages.

John Bell
John Bell

John Bell

John Bell was born in, resides in, and belongs to Scotland. Largely through interest expressed by GIA, his work and availability has become a North American reality. He is a liturgical composer who writes co-operatively with colleagues in Glasgow; he has a deep interest in music from non-European cultures and a passion for song of the Assembly.

Marty Haugen


Marty Haugen is a liturgical composer, workshop presenter, performing and recording artist & author from Eagan, Minnesota. He and his wife, Linda, have two adult children (Katrina & Matthew). Currently Marty serves as composer-in-residence at Mayflower United Church of Christ in Minneapolis and serves occasionally as adjunct instructor at United Theological Seminary in New Brighton, Minnesota.

Donna Pena
Donna Pena

Lori True


Lori True is presently Campus Minister and Director of Liturgy and Music at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Associate Director of "Music Ministry Alive!" Active as a workshop presenter, concert performer, master cantor, and recording artist, she is a published composer of liturgical music with GIA Publications, and has authored articles on the topics of liturgy, music, cantoring, and liturgical preparation and planning.

Chris de Silva

Chris offers his gift of music to many at the annual Los Angeles Religious Education Congress in Anaheim, California, where he has played yearly at liturgies, workshops, concerts and prayer services. Chris also shares his music at National Association of Pastoral Musician Conventions, Diocesan Conferences and Parish Retreats around the US, Canada and Asia.

John Bell
Donna Pena

Tony Alonso


Tony Alonso is one of the most prominent voices in contemporary liturgical music. His music reflects an understanding of the multicultural needs of the contemporary Church as well as a commitment to strong ritual music. In addition to several published collections of liturgical music, Tony's music appears in numerous compilations and hymnals throughout North America.

Donna Peña


Donna Peña is a composer and performer, residing in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. Speaking strongly to and for the Hispanic community in the Midwestern church, she provides a leadership founded strongly on her Mexican and Cherokee heritage.

Donna Pena
David Anderson

David Anderson

In addition to his role as VP of Church Music, David Anderson serves as Director of Music and Organist at Ascension Parish in Oak Park, Illinois. David's outreach of music in the parish embraces a broad variety of ages and levels of musical ability.

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