I don’t think young people (or most people, frankly) are drawn to the pre-conciliar Mass because of nostalgia.
Art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
These things must begin at the parish level.
The richness of liturgy and music should never be abandoned.
A tremendously exciting moment in the Catholic musical world!
Every time I listen to this piece I’m still shocked.
The public singing of Vespers is an antidote to the kind of clericalism frequently condemned by Pope Francis.
The Church has its own language and its own culture. Are you a native speaker?
The social construct of a choir should be like an inverted pyramid.
What music is appropriate for a wedding?
My children are now grown, but I’m not about to reveal any family secrets!
I’ve decided to try an experiment that may work in other parishes.
Passion … is a tremendous engine for achieving the very best results.
Only by knowing a piece inside and out can we teach it effectively and efficiently.
“The conductor should be able to hear a perfect performance of the piece before it even begins.” —Dr. Alfred Calabrese
Alfred holds a doctorate in choral conducting from Indiana University…