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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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“Every experienced choirmaster’s work is founded on the following three axioms: (1) Few boys have a really good natural voice; (2) No boy is able to control his voice and produce good tone without training; (3) Most boys have a good ear, and considerable imitative capacity. It is on the last of these axioms that the choirmaster must begin his work.”
— Sir Richard Runciman Terry (1912)

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Video • Pius XII Speaking Fantastic English To Troops Who Liberated Rome!
published 5 June 2014 by Jeff Ostrowski

WHEN ASKED who the most intelligent person of the 20th century was, many people would quickly respond: “Pius XII.” As a bonus, his command of English was quite good — bravo!

His Holiness mentions St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher, and others.

Hat Tip: Orbis Catholicus