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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), and did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife and children.
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“The following few hints on the selection of voices may be useful: (1) Reject all boys who speak roughly, or sing coarsely; (2) Choose bright, intelligent-looking boys, provided they have a good ear; they will much more readily respond to the choirmaster’s efforts than boys who possess a voice and nothing more; therefore, (3) Reject dull, sulky, or scatter-brained boys, since it is hard to say which of the three has the most demoralizing effect on his more willing companions.”
— Sir Richard Runciman Terry (1912)
Monks of a feather . . . .
published 23 November 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

Dr. Peter Wagner’s article on the Vatican Edition was not the only article that came to the defense of Abbot Pothier. Prior T. A. Burge, O.S.B., also took umbrage at the sharp words of Rev. Henry Bewerunge, criticizing Pope Saint Pius X’s Gregorian chant edition. Very Rev. Thomas Anselm Burge’s article is reproduced below.

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T. A. Burge Editio Vaticana