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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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“We decided to entrust this work to learned men of our selection. They very carefully collated all their work with the ancient codices in Our Vatican Library and with reliable, preserved or emended codices from elsewhere. Besides this, these men consulted the works of ancient and approved authors concerning the same sacred rites; and thus they have restored the Missal itself to the original form and rite of the holy Fathers.”
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CCW Receives Praise … on Television!
published 4 June 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

AESTRO Richard Clark recently mentioned 13-part series on Sacred Music, produced for the Catholic TV Network, called “On a Sacred Note.”

(Series produced by Stephanie Scogna.)

The first installment is out: “On a Sacred Note” (25 minutes)

At the 11:02 marker CCWatershed receives a shout-out!

I was interested to notice them singing Plainsong in octaves—that is, women and men together. For myself, I do not sing Plainsong like that. We either have the ladies sing or the men sing. This shows the diversity of legitimate approaches to Plainsong. When folks come to the Sacred Music Symposium they will be taught a variety of methods, but never by saying: This is the only way to do it, and if you disagree you’re evil.