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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), where he also did graduate work in Musicology. On 22 January 2011, the board of directors elected Mr. Ostrowski President of Corpus Christi Watershed. He lives with his wife and two children in Corpus Christi, TX.
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We sternly urge adherence to the established norms by those who raise an uproar or a challenge in the name of a misunderstood creative freedom, and thus inflict so much harm on the Church with their rash innovations, so vulgar, so frivolous - and sometimes even lamentably profane. Otherwise the essence of dogma and obviously of ecclesiastical discipline will be weakened, in line with the famous axiom: "lex orandi, lex credendi." We therefore call for absolute loyalty so that the rule of faith may remain safe.
— Pope Paul VI (27 June 1977)
Easy SATB Choral Piece (Renaissance)
published 9 January 2012 by Jeff Ostrowski

I’m often asked, “What is a simple but beautiful Motet my small SATB choir can sing well?” I think a nice selection might be “O Bone Jesu” by Ingegneri (†1592):

What’s even more amazing is that you can hear practice videos for all the individual parts at ChoralTracks.com, recorded by Vocal Phenomenon Matthew J. Curtis.

This one is also very beautiful, but (perhaps) cannot be used as much throughout the year as the other Motet:

You need to visit: ChoralTracks.com.

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