Product of the Month: O Holy Night

By Peter Reske on Nov 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

With its satisfying harmonies yet simple tune, “O Holy Night” is a familiar hymn that has become a staple in Christmas worship. This year, CPH Music released a new setting of this popular hymn in partnership with composer John Behnke. Learn more about this unique and captivating arrangement, and explore some of Behnke’s other works as a handbell, choral, and organ composer.

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Interview with John Behnke

By Mark Knickelbein on Feb 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every music piece has a story behind it, and composer John Behnke has a ton of stories.

With plenty of humor and clear passion for what he does, Dr. Behnke told us about the ups and downs in his time as a composer. As a seasoned church musician, teacher, and composer, he shared some of his expert knowledge on writing music that can easily be used by a wide range of churches.

Read highlights from our conversation below, and watch the full interview on our YouTube channel.

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