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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 grew up listening to Lessons & Carols from Cambridge and that was Advent-Christmas for me. Then I moved to Rome and discovered Rorate Masses, the Novena of the Immaculate Conception with the Tota Pulchra, the Christmas Novena, the O Antiphons, the Aspiciens, the Rorate Coeli, the Alma Redemptoris Mater: that's Advent for me now. I am glad to see seminarians all over the United States doing Lessons & Carols, but are they learning our ancient Roman traditions alongside a 20th-century Anglican one?”
— Rev. Christopher Smith

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“Come Holy Ghost” • Improvisation
published 12 June 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

88585 organ stops HE ORGANIST at the FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles does the most amazing things. Sometimes he takes the hymn and improvises on it throughout Mass, in a billion different sumptuous styles.

Here’s something he did with “Come Holy Ghost” during the Offertory:

    * *  Mp3 Download • E. Haman improvises

Some of those sections—at the 1:00 marker, for example—are really gorgeous, don’t you agree?

Mr. Haman is an undergraduate student at the university here.