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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 […]

Solemn Requiem for Richard III – 13th June 2015

Mass will be celebrated in the usus antiquorior, and the celebrant will be Fr Guy Nicholls Cong.Orat. The music will include plainsong, English fifteenth-century polyphony and a new motet in honour of the king. If you are able to display a printed poster, you can download a PDF to print from: http://www.scholagregoriana.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/richardIIIpdf.pdf

Young Catholic Adults and Schola Gregoriana Retreat

Douai Abbey Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October 2017 For some years Associates of the Schola have been joining with the YCA on a weekend retreat, usually in the autumn at Douai Abbey. This year is no exception. The YCA is a group which promotes the spirit of orthodoxy with charity; it has a deliberately non-divisive outlook, […]

Workshop in Askrigg, Upper Wensleydale

The fifth Gregorian Chant Workshop will be held on September 9th 2017 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 to 4.00pm. The director is Philip Duffy who […]

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 […]

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 […]