Musician and scholar April Stace will join the affiliate faculty of General Theological Seminary in the fall, teaching “The Arts as Pastoral Care.”
Stace earned her PhD in religion and culture from the Catholic University of America and has taught at Virginia Theological Seminary, Hartford Seminary, and Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.
She has served as a hospital chaplain and minister of worship and the arts at the Riverside Church in the City of New York. Her newest book is the monograph Secular Music, Sacred Space: Secular Music in Evangelical Worship Services (Lexington Books).
On her Twitter profile, Stace describes herself as a grunge harpist, and she has played in a wide variety of settings.