The Aesthetics and Pedagogy of Charles Tournemire:
featuring Richard Spotts
and the new Dan Jaeckel organ
in the Duquesne university Chapel of the Holy Spirit
November 20-23, 2015
Duquesne University will hold a conference exploring the legacy of Charles Tournemire’s L’Orgue mystique on November 20-23, 2015 on the campus of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Most of the events will happen on Monday, November 23rd.
Registration, conference schedule and details about hotel accommodations are available by downloading this document. For more information about registration, please contact: Vera Metz at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (412) 396-6080. Forms may also be sent by fax at (412) 396-5479. Please address any questions to Benjamin Cornelius-Bates at email@example.com.
Friday, November 20:
Duquesne University Chapel of the Holy Spirit
9:00-11:30 AM: Masterclass on Tournemire’s l’Orgue mystique by Richard Spotts and organ students of Duquesne University.
Sunday, November 22:
Extraordinary Form Mass, Duquesne University Chapel of the Holy Spirit
2:00 PM: Richard Spotts, organ, L’Orgue mystique office 51 (Last Sunday after Pentecost), Duquesne Schola Cantorum, Jacob Temple, conductor, Father Cyprian G. Constantine, O.S.B., celebrant, Servers from the Latin Mass Community.
4:00 PM Organ Artist Series, Jonathan Rudy, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Shadyside – $12, not included in convention fee
Dinner in the Downtown or Oakland area
8:00 PM Choral Compline, Heinz Chapel, Oakland
Monday, November 23:
Lectures, Mary Pappert School of Music
8:30 AM: Registration, Mary Pappert School of Music, lobby, 3rd Floor
9:30: Welcome Ann Labounsky, Chair of Organ and Sacred Music, Room 322
9:30 – 10:30: Richard Spotts: “An Introduction to L’Orgue mystique: practical aspects of performance”
10:45 – 11:45: Ann Labounsky and Kevin Lyczak: “Practical aspects in teaching Tournemire’s styles of Improvisations“
12 Noon: Lunch served in the lobby, 3rd Floor
1:15 – 2:15: Benjamin Cornelius Bates: “Spectral Implications in Tournemire’s L’Orgue mystique”
2:45 – 3:45: Kevin Faulkner: “Recent Research in Charles Tournemire’s Music: A new Biography”
3:45 – 5:00: Open consoles on the new organs in 314 and 216
(The Conference/AGO Chapter will divide into two groups, attending one session in each room)
5:00-5:30 Demonstration of the new organ in 314 and 216; first session; Peter Luley and Joseph Tuttle
5:38-6:15 Demonstration of the new organ in 314 and 216; second session
6:30 Dinner on the fifth floor of the Power Center
7:45 Peter Luley: “Practical tips for maintaining organs,” Duquesne University Chapel of the Holy Spirit.
8:00-9:00 Richard Spotts; Program of l’Orgue mystique
The official language of the conference is English.
Saint Stephen Catholic Church and Schola Cantus Angelorum in Portland, Oregon are sponsoring a Sacred Liturgy Conference October 29 – November 2, 2015.
The conference will cover a wide range of topics ranging from The Bishop as Guarantor of the Liturgy, Papal Legislation on Sacred Music, Active Participation in the Eucharist, Monastic Life: Virtues and the Sacred Liturgy, Sacred Space and sacred Architecture and other topics. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from the outstanding faculty including:
Jesson Mata, Director, Office of Divine Worship
Rev. John J. Boyle, JCL
Rev. John Paul II, OSB
Rev. Paul Thomas, OSB, JCD
Rev. Eric Andersen, MA, STB
Lynne Bissonnette-Pitre, MD, PhD
Rev. Theodore Lange, STL
Francisco Romero, PhD
Indra Rustandi, PhD
The Most Reverend Alexander Sample, JCL, DD
Rev. Pius Harding, OSB
The Conference opens with a Votive Mass of the Most Holy Eucharist (OF) followed by one lecture and compline on Thursday evening, October 29th. On Friday, October 30th, participants will hear a full day of lectures, after which attendees will participate in a Votive Mass of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King (EF), followed by Compline. Saturday morning, October 31st begins with a Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary (OF), followed by more lecture sessions. The day concludes with Vespers of All Saints. On Sunday, Nov. 1st, participants can participate in Lauds and the Mass of All Saints (OF) with Archbishop Alexander Sample. On Monday, November 2nd, the conference will conclude with the Mass of All Souls (EF) in the evening.
To find out more specifics about the schedule, accommodations, and how to register for the conference, download this form . Online information is also available at: www.CantusAngelorum.org and www.archdpdx.org. For information by telephone, contact Marlina Natalia at (971) 220-2750. Don’t delay; space is limited. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Church Music Association of America presents:
June 20 – June 25, 2016
St. Louis, Missouri
The Church Music Association of America is proud to invite you to celebrate with us as we hold our 26th Colloquium in 2016. The CMAA’s Sacred Music Colloquium continues to be the largest and most in-depth teaching conference and retreat on sacred music in the world.
Our 2016 program offers new and expanded opportunities for learning, singing, listening, and interacting with some of the best minds and musicians in the Catholic world today! Liturgies will be held at three great venues – the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, The Pro-Cathedral of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist and the Shrine of St. Joseph.
The CMAA Colloquium is primarily focused on instruction and experience in chant and the Catholic sacred music tradition, participation in chant choirs, lectures and performances and daily liturgies. During the week, you’ll be able to participate in ordinary and extraordinary form Masses, in Latin or English, as well as an evening Vespers, and sung morning and night prayer.
As a participant, you are an integral part of the beautiful music from the Roman Catholic tradition. Experience not only the traditional Gregorian chant and Renaissance polyphony of the church’s musical treasure, but also new compositions of English propers and ordinaries by various composers, as well as modern motets.
Attendance is open to anyone interested in sacred music in Catholic worship. Professional musicians, volunteer singers and beginners to the chant tradition will enjoy the opportunity to study under an expert faculty. We will also offer specific training for priests, deacons and seminarians who want to Sing the Mass, and for those who work to train clergy at home, taught in a relaxed atmosphere, friendly to the non-musician.
Make plans now to join us this year in St. Louis, sharing a wonderful six days of liturgies, training, breakout sessions, morning and night prayer, and camaraderie with fellow church musicians.
Most training sessions, plenary talks and breakout sessions will be held at the conference hotel, the Saint Louis City Center Hotel. We have secured an amazing conference rate for our attendees of only $109/night (plus taxes) for room occupancy up to four people.
Registration information and details forthcoming.