Upcoming Church Music Events

The CMAA is pleased to post information about your sacred music event. Contact us for details. See the forum for more church music events. If you are thinking of organizing a workshop, here are some practical suggestions, including a link to information on how to create your own online registration form.

Aug 26-29: Manhattan Catholic Children’s Choir auditions

ManhattanCatholicChildrensChorusMusicians at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Manhattan are forming a children’s choir for 8-14 year olds. See the poster for information.

Oct 13-15: “The Renewal of Sacred Music and Liturgy”

The Renewal of Sacred Music and Liturgy in the Catholic Church: Movements Old and New. St. Agnes Church, and Cathedral of St. Paul, MN; October 13-15, 2013; A conference in honor of the 40th season of the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale at St. Agnes Church.

Aug 15-17: Chant Conference in Oregon

A Summer Gregorian Chant Conference in the Diocese of Baker (Oregon), August 15-17, 2013, sponsored by Schola Cantus Angelorum. Workshops by Lynne Bissonnette-Pitre, Yumiko Rinta, Rev. Daniel Maxwell. Masses celebrated by Bp. Liam Cary, Rev. Daniel Maxwell, Rev. Robert Greiner.

The event will be held at the diocesan Powell Butte Retreat Center in the town of Powell Butte, OR.

Sep 28: Children’s chant workshop in New York

Chant instructor Scott Turkington Scott_Turkington_workshop_2013_09_28 will present Music for the Ages, a workshop for children and adults, in New York on September 28 at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Manhattan. For registration info, see the flyer on-line, or e-mail Director of Music Daniel Sañez.

Fall 2013 on-line: Semiology and the Interpretation of Gregorian Chant

On-line course: Semiology and the Interpretation of Gregorian Chant (Fall 2013)
Online, synchronous (everyone meets together in an online environment) course beginning September 16. Taught by Edward Schaefer, professor of music at the University of Florida and director of the Florida Schola Cantorum. Enrollment limited to six. See www.edwardschaefer.net for details.

Ongoing: Gregorian Chant Online

[Inactive link:] Gregorian Chant Online. [Ongoing throughout year. Check schedule for class offerings and times.] Reading square notes is easy and fun. Start with the basics of the four line staff and simple neumes, and progress quickly toward being able to sing Mass ordinaries and propers, chant hymns, psalmody…the list goes on. More advanced sessions examine the Gregorian modes, theories of plainsong rhythm, and more. Taught by Arlene Oost-Zinner.

Aug 6-9: “Chant and Culture” in Vancouver

The Gregorian Institute of Canada is holding its annual colloquium at the University of British Columbia August 6-9, 2013, with keynote lectures by CMAA president William Mahrt (Stanford) and Prof. William Renwick (McMaster University). The colloquium is a combination of scholarly presentations, music workshops, and liturgical services; more information is on-line at the Institute’s site.

Registration Open for Summer Chant Intensive

This year’s course will return to Duquesne University. The dates are June 3-6, 2013. Come spend a week studying chant with Wilko Brouwers.

More information and registration here.

Winter Intensive: Women Class Filled; Room in Men’s Class

The headline says it all. Men can still register on or before Friday, December 14. Women’s names will be placed on a waiting list at this point. Seminarian scholarships are available. More information and registration form here.

Seminarian Scholarships available for Winter Chant Intensive

This coming Friday, December 14, is the registration deadline for the CMAA’s Winter Chant Intensive in Macon, GA. The dates of the Intensive are January 7-11. The women’s class is nearly full, but there is still some room in the men’s course, taught by David Hughes. This is a wonderful opportunity for seminarians…a few scholarships for seminarians have just become available. To inquire,write to the CMAA at programs@musicasacra.com

More information on events is at our past events archive page.

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