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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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“Oh, the happy choir director who is hired to start work on a brand new choir, or who walks into his first rehearsal a total stranger to the existing group—what a fortunate man he is! The new choir director who is a former member of the choir, or a member of the congregation, or the nephew of the alto soloist, or a former altar boy, or otherwise well acquainted with the choir, is in for a few headaches.”
— Paul Hume (1956)

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Jaw-Dropping Kyrie (SATB) by Guerrero
published 19 June 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

UERRERO’S SETTING of the Kyrie for Missa Iste Sanctus is absolutely gorgeous, and the contrapuntal feats he tosses in are stunning:

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I recorded all the voices, to demonstrate how it sounds—but remember it was written for a choir, not one individual voice:


REHEARSAL VIDEOS for each individual voice await you at #5294.


Don’t forget to explore the special practice videos for each voice!