Extraordinary Legacy

  By Lydian Bernhardt Morning Star, O cheering sight! Ere thou cam’st, how dark Earth’s night! The opening lines of favorite Moravian hymn “Morning Star” thrill congregations every Christmas with their beauty and poignancy. But for Mary Jane Dewees of Winston-Salem, those familiar words may also provoke a thrill of familial pride. She is not…

The Rev. Nola Reed Knouse, Ph.D.

  She has been the standard bearer for Moravian Music for 25 years and serves as director of the Moravian Music Foundation in Winston-Salem. You would be hard pressed to find a sheet of Moravian music or a recording without her name on it. She has been prolific in her preservation, translation, arrangement and publication…