Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2017

2017 June 29

Southeastern Sacred Music (CMAA) presents: Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2017

Strong with God's Strength

2017 June 29

Celebrating Saints Peter & Paul

Triumph Beyond Belief … Beyond Imagination

2017 June 28

I have been reminded why I got into music in the first place.

Composition with Pencil & Paper or Computer Software?

2017 June 25

A lunch-time conversation at Sacred Music Colloquium 2017 in St. Paul, MN

“Do not let anyone make you feel discouraged.”

2017 June 24

Made in God’s image? Really? That’s debatable from my all too human eyes. By the way, I've got huge planks in both of them.

Holy Week Bulletin from 1943

2017 June 21

Notice when the ceremonies begin!

Jaw-Dropping Kyrie (SATB) by Guerrero

2017 June 19

I recorded all the voice parts, to demonstrate how it sounds…

Silence in the Liturgy

2017 June 18

Thoughts from Pope Benedict XVI, Msgr. Guido Marini, and the GIRM

Wearing the Veil at Ordinary Form Masses?

2017 June 14

A guest article by Danielle Duet.

Forming the Next Generation of Church Musicians

2017 June 13

Until we start forming our youth in the Church's treasury of sacred music we will continue contracepting our musical future to death.

Nothing More Corny Than This

2017 June 13

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Bach's Toccata and Fugue in d minor…

First Solemn Mass • Fr. Joseph Favole, FSSP

2017 June 12

Capstone to the upcoming Sacred Music Symposium!

Liturgical Reflections of a Papal Master of Ceremonies

2017 June 12

Essays from Msgr. Guido Marini

Benedictus has been posted!

2017 June 11

Extremely short blog post…

I forgot to tell them it’s supposed to be hard.

2017 June 09

It never occurred to him that this would be hard, or that he wouldn’t do well. He just thought it would be fun.

Live Recording from Macau Cathedral

2017 June 08

A Live recording of early Renaissance music from the Far East!

Introit • Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity • Free Download

2017 June 08

Free download of an Introit for Holy Trinity (Years A&B). English text; SATB, organ, schola/cantor, and congregation.

Altar Servers’ Camp • Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

2017 June 06

In Los Angeles! Learn Solemn Vespers, Low Mass, Pontifical Mass, and more!

Scientia Linguæ Latinæ Voluptatem Et Gaudium Affert!

2017 June 06

Unfortunately my avocation of church musician doesn't allow me to sidestep the Latin vs. vernacular issue any more than a house painter is able to avoid paint.

Thoughts on Benedict

2017 June 04

St. Benedict, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and “Ars Celebrandi”

Musical Resources • Pentecost Sunday

2017 June 03

“Light most blessèd, shine on the hearts of Your faithful—even into their darkest corners…”

Entertainment in the Liturgy and Our True Responsibility

2017 June 02

In the words of Kurt Cobain, “Here we are now, entertain us.” Sometimes, our jobs can feel this way. But church musicians have responsibilities that are anything but entertainment.