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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 representative Protestant collection, entitled “Hymns, Ancient and Modern”—in substance a compromise between the various sections of conflicting religious thought in the Establishment—is a typical instance. That collection is indebted to Catholic writers for a large fractional part of its contents. If the hymns be estimated which are taken from Catholic sources, directly or imitatively, the greater and more valuable part of its contents owes its origin to the Church.
— Orby Shipley (1884)
Foreword by Dr. William Mahrt
published 25 January 2012 by Jeff Ostrowski

Dr. William Mahrt of Stanford has written a beautiful Foreword to Kevin Allen’s Cantiones Sacrae Simplices (twelve simple SATB Motets).

Dr. William Mahrt of Stanford Foreword Kevin Allen’s Cantiones Sacrae Simplices (twelve simple SATB Motets)