Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Musica Sacra Florida - Registration Deadline this Friday!

This year's Musica Sacra Florida Gregorian Chant Conference promises to be a wonderful event, with a fantastic line-up of speakers and faculty.

Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth (ICEL) - keynote speaker

Faculty include: Dr. Edward Schaefer, Dr. Susan Treacy, Mary Jane Ballou, Jeffrey Herbert, Dr. Jennifer Donelson, and Arlene Oost-Zinner
    
Workshops in:
 -          Singing Gregorian Chant in English
 -          Incorporating Gregorian Chant into Parish Life
 -          Instruction for Priests and Deacons in Chanting the Mass in the New English Translation
 -          Church Documents & Sacred Music in the 20th and 21st Century

Choice of scholae for:
 -          Beginning/intermediate (men & women),
 -          Upper-level men,& upper-level women

Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form on Friday evening with music provided by the AMU Music Department

Closing English sung Mass in the Ordinary Form on Saturday evening, celebrated by Most Rev. Frank Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice in Florida, with music provided by conference participants.


Why not take a winter Lenten retreat to Florida to study chant?  Carpools from major airports (FLL and MIA) can be arranged.

Visit the conference website to sign up: www.musicasacra.com/florida