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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 […]

Gregorian Chant Instruction, London

Directed by Dr. Peter Wilton, B.Ed (Hons.) M.Mus (Editor of chant for the Office of Vespers for Westminster Cathedral Choir) Discover the profound beauty and infinite variety of this timeless music by learning to sing it. From 6.30 (after end of Mass) to 8 pm. Alternate Mondays January 23, February 6 and 20, March 6 […]

Gregorian Chant Hymns Web Site

Julia Jones has recently become a trustee of the Schola, and suggested we should reproduce this article which she wrote a little while ago about the Gregorian Chant Hymns web site. Gregorian Chant Hymns, (gregorian-chant-hymns.com) our website, grew out of a very practical need. Frequently, people decry the music that they hear week by week […]

Ealing Abbey Lay Plainchant Choir

Study retreat at the Abbeys of Quarr and St. Cecilia, Isle of Wight. Singers living within reach of Ealing Abbey are fortunate in having as their choir director the Reverend Dom Peter Burns, OSB. The choir meets for rehearsals on Wednesday evenings and sings the Mass from the Gregorian Sunday Missal one Sunday every month […]

Gregorian Chant Instruction

Directed by Dr. Peter Wilton, B.Ed (Hons.) M.Mus (Editor of chant for the Office of Vespers for Westminster Cathedral Choir) Discover the profound beauty and infinite variety of this timeless music by learning to sing it. From 6.30 to 8 pm on Tuesdays: October 25th, November 8th, 22nd, 29th December 13th ( at 26 The Grove, […]

Young Catholic Adults and Schola Gregoriana Retreat

Douai Abbey 28th to 30th October For some years Associates of the Schola have been joining with the YCA on a weekend retreat, usually in the autumn at Douai Abbey. The YCA is a group which promotes the spirit of orthodoxy with charity; it has a deliberately non-divisive outlook, and uses the Church’s devotional heritage in order […]

Young Catholics at Douai, 28th – 30th October

The Schola will as in previous years provide support (chant) to the Young Catholics Association from the afternoon of 28th October until Sunday 30th October at Douai Abbey (near Reading). The programme will be set once we have an idea of numbers. At this stage I need either firm intentions or expressions of interest. Please contact me […]

Trinity College, Cambridge, Monday 6th June

Participants gathered at the magnificent Wren Library, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to give as much light as possible to readers via the great windows overlooking The Backs. We were greeted by the Librarian, Dr. Nicolas Bell, whom many of us remember talking on Cluniac monasticism at the Lewes weekend. Nicolas’s profound knowledge of mediaeval […]

Trinity College, Cambridge, Monday 6th June 2016

11 – 5.30 (to be confirmed) Nicolas Bell, whom many of you will remember giving us a talk on Cluniac monasticism at Lewes Priory, has kindly offered to show Associates original mediaeval music manuscripts including an Office for St. Edmund of Canterbury. He will be demonstrating these manuscripts in the magnificent surroundings of the Wren […]