4-Week Introduction to Chant

September 13, 2011

Would you like to learn to sing Gregorian chant?

Read the square notes?

Learn more about the Catholic Church’s tradition of sacred music and sing it at Mass?

This is the class for you.

When: Sundays September 11, 18, 25, and October 2 – 8:00-8:45 a.m., followed by sung Mass in the Extraordinary form of the Roman rite at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Choir Loft of the Mission Parish of San Francisco y Santa Clara (402 NE 29th St., Miami, FL)

Who: Taught by Dr. Jennifer Donelson, Assistant Professor of Music at Nova Southeastern University

Price: Free!

Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Donelson at stmichaelchoir@gmail.com

Having studied Gregorian chant at the Catholic University of America and Abbey of St. Peter in Solesmes, France, Dr. Donelson has served as the director of music at St. Gregory the Great Seminary (Diocese of Lincoln, NE) and St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center (UNL) where she founded the Cor Immaculatae Schola Cantorum. She has given diocesan workshops in Gregorian chant across the U.S., is a co-founder of the annual Musica Sacra Florida Gregorian chant conference, and has served on the faculty of the annual colloquium of the Church Music Association of America. She currently directs scholae cantorum at St. Michael the Archangel and Sts. Francis and Claire parishes in Miami, and teaches according to the Ward method in the children’s choirs at the Oratory of Ave Maria, FL.