We are happy to announce the opening of registration for the coming Summer Courses with the CMAA. Four courses will be offered this year, during the week of June 18-22, 2018, at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Four Courses offered will be:
Chant Intensive, taught by David Hughes
Clear Creek Monastery’s Laus in Ecclesia – Level One, taught by Br. Mark Bachmann
Ward I – That All May Sing*, taught by Scott Turkington
Ward II – Intermediate*, taught by Wilko Brouwers
Get all the details about the schedule, details of the courses, housing options and registration at our webpage:
Online and mail-in registration is now available.
*CMAA Ward Courses do not offer Ward Center accreditation or have any affiliation with the Center for Ward Studies.
In McLean, Virginia, Gregorian chant has experienced a revival at the parish of St. John the Beloved. Under the leadership of the pastor, Fr. Christopher Pollard, Gregorian chant is heard at all parish liturgies and is also taught as part of the parish school curriculum.
Catholic News Service has created a series of videos about the parish program.
We have a YouTube playlist created here: YOUTUBE PLAYLIST
In addition, the UK newspaper Catholic Herald has a companion article from CNS.
Make plans now to join the CMAA in New Orleans, Louisiana on the week of January 8-12, 2018.
The CMAA is hosting its 3rd Annual Winter Sacred Music conference in the lovely New Orleans Garden District at St. Mary’s Assumption Church.
Experience singing the Mass along with expert conductors Dr. Horst Buchholz and Dr. Paul Weber during the week. Participate in beautiful liturgies and learn from CMAA President Dr. William Mahrt during breakout sessions during the week. Nicholas Will will serve as organist for the week.
As a special treat, a concert by New Orleans’ own Krewe de Voix Chamber Choir will be presented on Wednesday evening during the week.
Watch a short video about the upcoming course here:
Get all the details about the course, including registration information, at the Winter Sacred Music page.