Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Head to the Birmingham Oratory!

JHNILM Conference
The Oratory, Birmingham
September 21st - 22nd  2012

Programme of events

Friday, September 21st

from 12 noon onwards :               Speakers arrive at the Oratory.
                                                        Lunch provided in Newman Building

1.30  p.m.                                           Registration for Chant Class (Fr Guy Nicholls)
2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.                            Chant class in the Shrine Chapel of Bl. JHN

1.30 p.m.                                          Singing at the Oratory Primary School (OPS) (Joseph Cullen)
2.45 p.m.                                           Performance of children for parents at OPS
3.15  p.m.                                           Organ tuition in the Cloister Chapel (Joseph Cullen)

4.15 p.m.                                           Tea (Lower Cloister Hall)
                                                        after tea: free time until 7.00 p.m.

4.45 p.m.                                           Meeting of Speakers to discuss future work and direction of JHNILM

7.00 p.m.                                           “Music in the Liturgy, or Liturgical Music? An Approach to                                                                       establishing the difference” Jeremy White

8.15 p.m.                                          Dinner for Speakers at the Garden House Hotel.

Saturday, September 22nd

9.00 a.m.                                           Private Masses in the Oratory Church
                                                        (all participants are welcome to assist at any of these Masses)

9.30 – 10.00 a.m.                             Arrivals and Coffee at the OPS (Oratory Primary School)

10.00 – 10.15 a.m.                            Welcome and Introduction (Fr Guy Nicholls)

10.15 – 11.00 a.m.                             “Music and the Ordinariate” : (Mgr. Andrew Burnham)

11.15 a.m.  - 12 noon                            “Towards a New Culture in Liturgical Music” :
                                                        (Mgr. Andrew Wadsworth)

12 noon - 12.15 p.m.                             Coffee

12.15 – 1.00 p.m.                            “Stripping the Cladding - the search for authentic music in the Roman                                                         Rite.” :  (Joseph Cullen)

1.00 – 2.00  p.m.                             Buffet Lunch at the OPS

2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.                            Childrens' Singing at the Oratory Primary School (OPS)
                                                        (Jeremy de Satge)

2.15 – 3.00 p.m.                             “Uses and Abuses of Hymnody” (Ben Whitworth)

3.00 – 3.45 p.m.                             “How to get Catholics to Sing; or why we should sing the Mass”
                                                        (Jeremy de Satge)

4.00 p.m.                                           Tea at the OPS, followed by return to the Oratory

4.30 p.m.                                           Vespers rehearsal  (Philip Duffy) in the Cloister Chapel

5.00 p.m.                                           Vespers in the Cloister Chapel

6.00 p.m.                                           Dinner (participants on their own)
                                                        N.B. Speakers have refreshments provided

7.30 p.m.                                           Concert in the Oratory by “The Sixteen”
                                                        (conducted by Harry Christophers)