Saturday, July 14, 2018

Deadline Extended: Musica Sacra Florida 2018

There’s still time! The registration deadline for Musica Sacra Florida 2018 has now been extended to Tuesday, July 24th. To register online, please visit musicasacraflorida.com. Please invite all your friends and anyone you know who has an interest in chant and sacred music. All are welcome; we hope to see you at the conference!



10th Annual Gregorian Chant Conference
Friday, July 27 & Saturday, July 28, 2018

Royal Palm Academy and Saint Agnes Chapel, Naples, FL

Keynote Lecture
Dr. Edward Schaefer (University of Florida)
"The Place of Gregorian Chant in Western History and Its Importance Today” 


Gregorian Chant Conference Faculty
Larry Kent, D.M.A., Director of Florida Pro Musica, Tampa
Edward Schaefer, D.M.A., University of Florida College of Fine Arts
Susan Treacy, Ph.D., Ave Maria University


Workshops
“What Came before the Square Notes” 
Edward Schaefer, D.M.A.
Learn the fascinating history of pre-square-note notation.

“A Plain and Easy Guide to Square Notation” 
Susan Treacy, Ph.D.
 Are you mystified or intimidated by those little square notes?  Fear not!  In this workshop you will receive basic instruction on how to read Gregorian chant notation.  Likewise, if you need a refresher course, come join us.  

“Gregorian Chant as the Basis for Choral Excellence” 
Larry Kent, D.M.A.
This workshop will examine various ways that correct chant technique is an essential element in mixed choral ensembles, especially with regard to sacred music of the sixteenth century.  Participants will work with excerpts of works by Byrd, Victoria, Tallis, and Palestrina.


Chant Choirs (Scholæ)
Beginning/intermediate (men & women)
Advanced men
Advanced women


Masses
Opening Mass in the Extraordinary Form on Friday evening
Closing Mass in the Extraordinary Form on Saturday evening  with Gregorian chants sung by conference participants


Registration Fees
Adults: $60.00 (including materials & instruction)
Students (full-time with ID) and Clergy/Religious: $15.00

For more information please contact Susan Treacy, Ph.D., at cantatedomino@icloud.com


Register online at:  musicasacraflorida.com

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