The Commons is a brand new podcast from the CiRCE Institute Podcast Network. Hosted by Dr. Brian Phillips this show contemplates the lives and times of people worth imitating.
In episode two Brian chats with musician and scholar, Greg Wilbur, about one of history's most important artists: composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Gregory Wilbur is Chief Musician at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, TN, as well as Dean and Senior Fellow of New College Franklin—a Christian liberal arts college that he helped to start. He enjoys discipling students and walking them through classics of literature, film, and music. He earned his Masters in Music Composition at the University of Alabama. He is the author of Glory and Honor: The Music and Artistic Legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach and has released two CDs of his compositions of congregational psalms, hymns and service music. In addition, he writes for choir, orchestra, film and chamber ensembles. His wife, Sophia, homeschools their daughter, Eleanor, and they all enjoy reading, cooking, taking walks and enjoying life in middle Tennessee.
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