Choir Schools would help to fill our parishes with congregations and choir members who would expect real sacred music sung to a high degree…
This lesson is no less true in the realm of sacred music than it is in the realm of lovers.
I have been searching for ways to bring more choristers into the choir…
Now back in Los Angeles, Avendano hopes to found a Catholic boys choir dedicated solely to singing the Church’s music.
If we desire to educate, we should keep our end in mind—to teach children what is good, and to love that good.
A choirmaster must always be recruiting…and a summer camp is a great recruiting tool.
The parish’s new venture, the St. Rita Choral Academy, is the brainchild of Dr. Alfred Calabrese.
Most of these students, without ever having studied the Church’s documents on liturgical music, have an innate sense that our sacred mysteries require sacred music… and they WANT IT!
St. Paul’s Choir School is one of only three Catholic choir schools in the United States, and provides an approach we might call the apprenticeship method.
James Kennerley’s “rehearsal with the men and boys was brilliant as is his organ playing.”