Summer Chant Practicum at OLGS

Fr. Robert Fromageot, FSSP, will offer a Chant Practicum at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary this summer for members of parish scholas.  Though women are welcome, the seminary cannot provide them with accommodations.  In addition to classes, daily sung Masses and parts of the Divine Office will form an integral part of this practicum. 

Dates : June 21-27, 2010

Fee:  $250 (make checks payable to Chant Practicum, OLG Seminary)

For further information, see www.fsspchantpracticum.blogspot.com.  If interested, please contact Fr. Fromageot at frfromageot@gmail.com.

Gregorian Chant Practicum

 

On January 30th 2010 a.D. the St. John Bosco Latin Mass Community is proud to host Fr. Robert Fromageot, FSSP who will conduct a Gregorian Chant Practicum at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Cicero, IN at 10 am. Fr. Fromageot is a professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter’s North American Seminary, Our Lady of Guadalupe in Denton, NE as well as the Schola Director at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Lincoln, NE. Father has conducted numerous Practica on Gregorian Chant, he was a recent guest of EWTN’s Life on the Rock where he spoke on Gregorian Chant and how it assists the liturgy fulfill its twofold end; namely, the worship of God and the sanctification of souls.

The Practicum will consist of 3 parts:

                                                     I. Introduction to chant

                                                    II.  Basics of Chant                                      

                                                    III. Chant Practicum (Chant Workshop)

                                                          -Missa de Angelis

The practicum is open to everyone. No matter if you are a novice or an expert, it will enrich your understanding of Gregorian chant. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mr. Terry Garrity at 317-984-9158 or 317-984-3358. Also, you may visit our website at www.uvcarmel.org.

Cost: Free will donations accepted.

 

Institute of Christ the King Chant Workshop

Institute of Christ the King

Gregorian Chant Workshop

CHICAGO, IL Are you a member of a parish choir which sings Gregorian Chant?  Are you a choir director who is starting or building a Gregorian Chant schola?  Are you familiar with the basics of Chant, but wish to master the Gregorian art?  Then this Chant workshop on the weekend of January 9-11 is for you.

Overview

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Under the direction of Canon Wulfran Lebocq, participants will learn the fine points of the classic method of Solemses as taught by the late Dom Joseph Gajard and will sing each day at Holy Mass and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.  On the final day, participants will sing at a Solemn Pontifical High Mass celebrated by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago.

About Canon Wulfran Lebocq

Having studied for several years with the Schola Saint Gregoire (Le Mans, France), Canon Lebocq has been serving as the Choirmaster of the schola cantorum of the Institute’s Seminary in Gricigliano since his ordination to the holy priesthood in 2003.  He has participated in three Gregorian Chant CD recordings. Most recently, he directed the Institute’s schola for the November 3 All Souls Day Solemn High Requiem Mass which was broadcast on EWTN.

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Details

Please see the event flyer for details about this unique opportunity!

St. Boniface Parish, Lafayette, IN Hosts Father Samuel Weber, OSB First to Offer the TLM in the Diocese of Charlotte

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On April 11 & 12, the Music Department at St. Boniface Parish will conduct a workshop on Gregorian Chant. The goal of the workshop will be to de-mystify Gregorian chant for those new to it, without neglecting those who already have a basic understanding of chant. Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB, will be guest lecturer for the clinic. Fr. Samuel is currently Associate Professor of Early Christianity and Spiritual Formation at Wake Forest University Divinity School.  Father Weber was the first to offer the Traditional Latin Mass in the diocese at Davis chapel, Wake Forest University in the Diocese of Charlotte. He has been credited with being the first priest to celebrate a regularly scheduled TLM in the diocese since its quasi replacement with the Novus Ordo Missae in 1970.

All events are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. For further information, contact Linda Schafer at (765)742-5409 or lp.Schafer@verizon.net.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (All events on St. Boniface Campus-St. Michael Center)

Friday, April 11: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Intro to Gregorian Chant for musicians and non-musicians

Saturday, April 12: 10:00 a.m.-Noon-Singing Gregorian Chant-Part I

  • 12:00-Box lunch (pre-ordered by calling Nan at 742-5063 by Tuesday, April 1) are $8 each.
  • 1:00-3:00 p.m.-Singing Gregorian Chant-Part II
  • 4:00 p.m. Novus Ordo Missa Cantata with Gregorian Chant Introit, Offertory and Communion sung by Men’s Schola Gregoriana and Women’s Schola Gregoriana, and Offertory and Communion motets sung by the St. Boniface Schola Cantorum. Gregorian Chant Ordinary sung by schola, choir, and congregation. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to sing at this Mass.

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Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB composed the tones for The Mundelein Psalter. He is monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana and an organ and chant specialist. Currently he serves as Associate Professor of Spirituality and Early Christianity at the Divinity School at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. He holds an M. Div. from St. Meinrad School of Theology, and an S.T.L. from Sant’Anselmo in Rome. He has also completed studies in Gregorian chant at the Pontifical Institute for Liturgical Music, and holds an M.A. in Greek and Latin Literature in Ancient Art and Archaeology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Publications include the Hymnal for the Liturgy of the Hours (GIA, 1987). His musical work includes A Still, Small Voice: The Proper of the Mass for the Season of Advent for the Carmelite Nuns of Green Bay, Wisconsin, a liturgical setting of the St. John Passion, and the monastic antiphonary for St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama. He is widely known for his setting of the proper texts of the Mass to chant melodies.

The Rev. Samuel F. Weber,  OSB

Wake Forest University Divinity School

Box 7719 – Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7719

Phone: (336) 758-4289  E-mail: webersf@wfu.edu.