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Sing Gregorian Chant in the Liturgy

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th August 2017

A weekend of enchanting melody and traditional liturgy in the beautiful surroundings of St.Stephen’s House, Oxford, to commemorate the centenary of the birth of the Founder of the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, Dr. Mary Berry (1917-2008), and to explore her legacy

Directors: Christopher Hodkinson, Philip Duffy and Fr. Guy Nicholls

The programme includes:

Study of the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary and celebration of all eight hours of the Office
Requiem Mass for Dr. Mary Berry and deceased Associates
Mass for 10th Sunday after Pentecost
Singing of chant transcriptions by Mary Berry
Panel discussion on the legacy of Mary Berry
Sunday visit to St. Birinus, Dorchester on Thames, the burial place of Mary Berry for Solemn Vespers, Benediction and Prayers at the grave

Accommodation, including full board, at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford. Cost: £240
Non-residential: £185 for weekend, or £90 for one day
All fees include Associate membership of the Schola Gregoriana, music and tuition
Reduction of £20 from all charges for Associates of the Schola Gregoriana

Students, clergy, religious or 3 or more members of chant choirs pay 50% of the above charges. Bursaries available on application.

Beginners and experienced singers of the chant are all welcome

See below for further details, or contact:

Mr. Grey Macartney,
Schola Gregoriana

26 The Grove, Ealing, London, W5 5LH.

Information and Booking Forms (printable PDF)

Chant Workshops 2017

Directed by John Rowlands-Pritchard

John Rowlands-Pritchard will be teaching several chant workshops in a variety of places over the next few months, and also one residential course in April. Here is a summary; for details and updates, please see the Opus Anglicanum web site.

  • 24th - 27th April, Benslow Music, Hitchin, Herts.
    Residential Gregorian Chant Course 01462 459446

  • 25th July, Worcester Three Choirs Festival
    Chant Workshop 10 am - 4.30 pm 01452 768 928
    Vespers for St Oswald of Worcester 5:30 pm in Worcester Cathedral

  • 30th September, Glastonbury Abbey
    Chant Workshop 10 am - 5 pm 01458 832267

  • 4th November, St Mary's Church Monmouth
    RSCM South East Wales Chant workshop 01722 424848