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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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Had the Church never spoken on this matter, it would still be repugnant to our Catholic people’s sense of what is fit and proper in the holiest of places, that a priest should have to struggle through the prayers of the Holy Mass, because of such tunes as “Alice, where art thou?” the “Vacant Chair,” and others of more vulgar title, which, through the carelessness or bad judgment of organists, sometimes find their way into our choirs.
— Preface to a Roman Catholic Hymnal (1896)

2018 • Christendom College Choral Scholarships!
published 5 January 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

90816 Christendom College Choral Scholarships 2018 TARTING NEXT FALL, Christendom College will offer two (2) one-year choral scholarships: one for a man (TENOR or BASS), and one for a woman (SOPRANO or ALTO).  The scholarship will consist of $4,500 in tuition reduction and $1,500 toward voice lessons throughout the year.

Full details are here:

    * *  Choral Scholarships (2018)

The recipient is expected to attend sectional and full rehearsals throughout the year, sing at the Sunday Mass, the First Friday Holy Hour, help out at weekday Masses, sing in the Palestrina Chamber Choir, and perform other duties that will be discussed during the interview.

Students will need to submit an audition video of one piece by March 1, 2018 and, if selected, will come to campus as a finalist to audition in person on Saturday, April 7.  If there are any questions, you should contact Dr. Kurt Poterack at: kpoterack@christendom.edu

Readers will already know about Christendom College, which for decades has been a “shining city on a hill” as far as Roman Catholic education. Over the years, the faculty has included such luminaries as Dr. Warren H. Carroll and Very Rev’d Robert A. Skeris.