Thursday, September 16, 2010

Gregorian Chant Workshop - La Crosse, WI - Today and Tomorrow

What: Gregorian Chant Workshop
Where: The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
When:  September 17 & 18 (Friday & Saturday)
Featured Conductor: Scott Turkington
Scott Turkington is an internationally acclaimed expert and presenter on Gregorian chant and Renaissance polyphony.  He has 25 years of experience instructing singers of all abilities.  He is a Director of the Church Music Association of America, and founder of the St. Gregory Institute for Music and Liturgy, and the Stamford Schola Gregoriana.  A native of Minneapolis, he is Organist and Choirmaster for the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston, SC.  He has held distinguished posts in Boston, Connecticut, and at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. 

More on Turkington from New Liturgical Movement

Friday
11am Mass(Ordinary Form)
12pm Lunch
1pm Session One
3pm Session Two
5:30pm Dinner at Shrine
6:30pm Panel Discussion

Saturday
8am Holy Mass
8:30 Session Three
10:30 Session Four
12pm Lunch
1pm Session Five
2:30 pm Session Six
4pm Mass(Ordinary Form) - Mass in Latin, Music by conference attendees
Following Mass, please join us for a wine and cheese reception in the Shrine resturant.

Participants will:
  • Become more familiar with the Church's rich patrimony of Gregorian Chant
  • Learn practical ways to introduce chant into their own parishes
  • Receive a hard-bound copy of the Parish Book of Chant
  • Conclude the workshop singing the Proper and Ordinary Chants for Sunday Mass
See the PDF for more information

2 comments:

  1. Great news!
    Hope our monastic community can attend...thanks, Matt!

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