SCHALK, Carl Flentge. b. Des Plaines, Illinois, 26 September 1929. Schalk attended Concordia Teachers’ College (now Concordia University) in River Forest, Illinois (BS, 1952), the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York (MM, 1958) and Concordia Theological Seminary in St Louis, Missouri (MA, 1965).
After serving at Zion Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wisconsin (1952-1958), Schalk was a music director for the International Lutheran Hour (1958-1965), an evangelization outreach of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. In 1965 he joined the faculty of Concordia Teachers’ College in River Forest, Illinois, retiring in 2004 and (following the institution's change of name) became Distinguished...
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