Study Gregorian Chant with expert specialist Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB – January 16-19, 2019. Offered by Saint John’s School of Theology•Seminary in Collegeville, MN. Total cost for the intensive course is $425. Room and board at the beautiful Abbey Guesthouse is available for those who make reservations immediately – email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here – select LMUS 468, Gregorian Chant Workshop.
The course is open to anyone with interest in Gregorian Chant who has some music background – e.g., note reading ability for 5-line notation, basics of key signatures and intervals. The course will be a practical seminar on singing Latin chant well, including practical information for its use in the liturgy. Covered will be an overview of history; chant editions and resources; notation; rhythm and interpretation; Latin pronunciation; conducting; rehearsal techniques; and some advanced study of early notation (St. Gall and Metz schools) as found in the Graduale Triplex.
Wednesday, January 16: 6:30–8:30 pm.
Thursday January 17: 9–11 am; 2:30–4:30 pm; singing practice and chanted Compline 7-8:30.
Friday, January 19: 9–11 am; 2:30–4:30pm ; singing practice and chanted Compline 7-8:30.
Saturday, January 20: 8-10 am.