A good opportunity to discover the character of each of the eight modes and their relationship to one another. This fascinating talk was first presented by Schola Gregoriana Director, Iain Simcock, to a capacity audience at Highgate Institute in October. Iain’s report of that event included the following: After an initial historical lecture on the […]
Once again Schola Gregoriana will be supporting the YCA weekend at Douai Abbey (7-9 October 2022). Under the direction of Iain Simcock, we will be assisting at the Divine Office and Holy Mass and rehearsing the appropriate chants with members of YCA. https://www.youngcatholicadults.co.uk https://www.douaiabbey.org.uk
Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, Pond Square, London N6 6BS First of two Singing Saturday Workshops. Saturday October 29 2022 10.15-4.15. All welcome – no need to be able to read music. You will be introduced to Gregorian chant in the square-note, four-line stave, notation which derives from the earliest manuscripts. Come and unlock the […]
It is very much hoped that this event (which was planned for 2020) will now take place on Saturday 4 September 2021 at St Oswald’s Church, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. The workshop will be directed by Philip Duffy and the plan is to sing the Office for St Oswald, thanks to its recent discovery by Alan […]
ANNOUNCEMENT Due to the present Covid situation, with uncertainties and restrictions preventing many people from attending the Portsmouth Chant Course in person, the organisers reluctantly announce that the course will not proceed as originally scheduled on Saturday 19 December 2020. Given that similar uncertainties pertain to the immediate future, it has been decided that rather […]
Schola Gregoriana Director, Iain Simcock, has announced a Chant Workshop session at St Mary’s Finedon, Wellingborough NN9 5NR on Saturday 25th April Keep the date free; further details to follow soon.
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. Mondays 24th June, 29th July, 26th August, 23rd September, 28th […]