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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)
New Addition to Corpus Christi Watershed
published 30 January 2011 by Jeff Ostrowski

I’m happy to announce that Corpus Christi Watershed has a brand new member!

Almighty God blessed our family with beautiful daughter a few days ago, and we are so proud of her:

And here’s a video of our daughter coming home from the hospital yesterday (below).

As you can see, she’s pretty tired, because I was lecturing her on the different polyphonic schools of the Renaissance: