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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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“I vividly remember going to church with him in Bournemouth. He was a devout Roman Catholic and it was soon after the Church had changed the liturgy (from Latin to English). My grandfather obviously didn't agree with this and made all the responses very loudly in Latin while the rest of the congregation answered in English. I found the whole experience quite excruciating, but my grandfather was oblivious. He simply had to do what he believed to be right.”
— Simon Tolkien (2003)

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Dom Gajard on Vernacular Adaptations & Pius XII Psalter
published 4 December 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

FOUND THE FOLLOWING letter engaging. It was written by Dom Gajard, perhaps the greatest Gregorian conductor of all time. It was translated by a Jesuit priest named Paul Callens, who taught Gregorian chant in Corpus Christi, TX, for many years. Click here to view a picture of Fr. Callens conducting his Schola.

      * *  1956 Memorandum • Dom Gajard on Vernacular Adaptations & Pius XII Psalter