Friday, January 15, 2010

Gregorian Chant Workshop in March 2010

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 March 12-14 is for you.
Canon Wulfran Lebocq, center

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 High Mass for Laetare Sunday celebrated by Monsignor R. Michael Schmitz.

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 International Seminary in Gricigliano, Italy, since his ordination to the holy priesthood in 2003. He has directed and participated in three CD recordings. He directed the Institute’s schola for the November 3 All Souls Day Solemn High Requiem Mass which was broadcasted on EWTN.

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

Event Flyer and Schedule (PDF file)
Map to the Shrine of Christ the King in Chicago (from Google Maps)
Photos from the 2009 Workshop

A Sample from the Institute's Schola can be heard here.

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