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Ealing Abbey Gregorian Chant Workshop

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 October 2019 Led by Philip Duffy Master of Music, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, 1966-96 Workshop includes instruction on: Singing the chants for the Mass for the 28thSunday Voice production Singing legato Singing chants for the Feast of St. Edward the Confessor ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED Cost: £30 (including light refreshments; bring your […]

2019 Chant Workshop in Askrigg, Upper Wensleydale

The eighth annual Gregorian Chant Workshop will be held on Saturday 21 September 2019 in St Oswald’s Church, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. Askrigg is a small village in Upper Wensleydale still famous for being the location for the TV programme ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. The day will last from 10.00am and finish with Vespers at 4.00pm. […]

Young Catholic Adults Douai Weekend 2019 – 25th to 27th Oct 2019

During the weekend of the 25-27 October 2019, Young Catholic Adults will be running a retreat at Douai Abbey, it will feature author and associate editor of the Catholic Herald Stephen Bullivant, Fr. Stewart Foster (Brentwood Diocese), Canon Poucin ICKSP, Dom. Jonathan Rollinson (Bemont Abbey) and Dom. Christopher Greener (Douai Abbey). The weekend will be […]

Associates’ weekend at the Birmingham Oratory

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August 2019 The Provost and the Parish Priest of the Birmingham Oratory have kindly agreed to the Schola singing the High Mass (extraordinary form) on 25th August (10th Sunday after Pentecost) and Vespers & Benediction that afternoon in the opulent surroundings of the Birmingham Oratory. All Associates (including those with […]

Gregorian chant workshop at Cartmel Priory

On Saturday the 30th March Cartmel Priory will be holding a Gregorian Chant workshop in Cartmel village hall starting at 10.00am.The workshop will run for approximately four hours, with a break for lunch and a break before the participants sing the Office of Vespers in the Priory in the afternoon. The day will be led by the Director […]

YCA at Douai Abbey, September 2018

  John Curran writes: Change can bring growth.  We’ll get to that… For some years the Schola has provided a team to support the Young Catholics Association (YCA) annual autumn weekend retreat, lately at Douai Abbey.  This event has become a minor gem in the Schola’s year.  Some of our regulars were unavailable, but back […]

2018 Workshop in Askrigg, Upper Wensleydale

The seventh annual Gregorian Chant Workshop will be held on 15 September 2018 in St Oswald’s Church, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. Askrigg is a small village in Upper Wensleydale still famous for being the location for the TV programme ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. The day will last from 10.00am and finish with Vespers at 4.00pm. […]

Iain Simcock and the Schola Gregoriana

Iain Simcock was organ scholar at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle and Christ Church, Oxford, before being appointed Sub-Organist at Westminster Abbey and, for seven years, Assistant Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral. He was the first British prize-winner in the Chartres International Organ Competition, as well as prizewinner in competitions in St. Omer and […]