Faculty Footnotes

Estonia's Prime Minister Offers Kudos to Arvo Pärt Team

L to R: Dr.. Bouteneff, Dr. Reeves, Prime Minister Rõivas, Trustee Tatiana Hoff, and Michelle IoannouL to R: Dr.. Bouteneff, Dr. Reeves, Prime Minister Rõivas, Trustee Tatiana Hoff, and Michelle IoannouStaff of the St. Vladimir's Seminary's Arvo Pärt Project were among those who greeted Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas at a reception in New York, on December 12, 2014. Prime Minister Rõivas, elected in March of this year, told the team, "I am a big Arvo Pärt fan!"

The Estonian leader also thanked the team for their remarkable work in bringing the great Estonian composer to New York last May, and producing concerts with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. The seminary's 2020 Strategic Plan calls for the establishment of an Institute of Sacred Arts at St. Vladimir's, of which The Arvo Pärt Project will be an important component.

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Working With Student Leaders Dr. Albert S. Rossi September 11, 2014
Becoming a Healing Presence Dr. Albert S. Rossi October 25, 2013
Professor Meyendorff Meets with Working Group on Theological Education Dr. Paul Meyendorff October 7, 2014
Dr. Meyendorff Meets with St. Irenaeus Orthodox-Catholic Working Group Dr. Paul Meyendorff November 12, 2014
Orthodox Unity and Autocephaly: Fr. John Meyendorff's Timely Message Dr. Paul Meyendorff November 6, 2012
North American Orthodox–Catholic Theological Group Meets Dr. Paul Meyendorff November 3, 2014
Reflection on "For God and Country" Orthodox Education Day 2011 Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff October 23, 2011
Unity in Diversity: The Opportunities and the Challenges Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff October 20, 2010
Estonia's Prime Minister Offers Kudos to Arvo Pärt Team Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff December 18, 2014
Women in the Orthodox Church, Here and Now Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff May 26, 2011
Presentation at Westminster Highlights Arvo Pärt's Spiritual Roots Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff September 30, 2014
At the Pappas Patristic Institute Conference Rev. Dr. J. Sergius Halvorsen October 16, 2014
Travelogue and Final Reflections Very Rev. Alexander Rentel July 11, 2013
"Ministering to God": A Reflection On the Life of St. Innocent of Alaska Very Rev. Alexander Rentel October 11, 2012
Professor Rentel Serves OCA as Canonical Consultant Very Rev. Alexander Rentel September 17, 2014
Meeting Jesus in the Temple Very Rev. Dr. John Behr March 27, 2014
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