Emily R. Brink

Resource Development Specialist for Congregational Song

Emily R. Brink is Resource Development Specialist for Congregational Song for the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and editor emeritus of Reformed Worship, a quarterly journal published by the Christian Reformed Church.

Her areas of interest include congregational song from all times and places; psalmody; hymnal editing (she was editor of three different hymnals); and consulting with a wide range of churches on worship renewal issues.

She is active in the American Guild of Organists, having served in both local and national offices, as well as in the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, serving as president from 1990-1992; in 2004 she was named a Fellow of the Hymn Society in recognition of distinguished service to hymnody and hymnology.

Dr. Brink has a graduate degree in organ and church music from the University of Michigan and the Ph.D. in music theory from the Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Last Updated: 01/12/2021

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