Workshop schedule

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Friday, July 21, 2017

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Faculty meeting, lunch, room setups and tour, Corbett Hall

1:30 p.m.: Registration opens, light refreshments available, Corbett Hall

2:30 p.m.: Welcome, opening prayer, housekeeping, Corbett Hall

3 p.m.: Breakout sessions

  • Organ improvisation on Gregorian melodies, Dr. Albert Ahlstrom, Choir Loft
  • What’s a proper? (It’s OK if you don’t sing), Jonathan Eason, Room 140
  • Teaching chant to children—adapting Ward to a parish setting, Mary Garner and Andrea Tierney, Room 147
  • Spanish chant topic, Janet Gorbitz, Room 135

4 p.m.: Ensemble rehearsals and individual lessons

  • Polyphony for advanced singers, Jonathan Eason, Room 140
  • Chant fundamentals, part I, Mary Garner Corbett Hall
  • Organ lessons (by appointment) with Dr. Albert Ahlstrom, Choir Loft
  • Voice lessons (by appointment) with Maria McDaniel Willathgamuwa, Bride’s Room

5:10 p.m.: Chant ordinary rehearsal (everyone)—Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Anamnesis, Our Father, Agnus, Bridget Scott, Corbett Hall

5:45 to 7:15 p.m.: Dinner, Corbett Hall

7:30 p.m.: Concert in Church; presentations to be announced

 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 

8 to 8:30 a.m.: Late registration, coffee, light breakfast available, Corbett Hall

8:15 a.m.: Vocal warmup (everyone), Corbett Hall

8:30 a.m.: Chant ordinary rehearsal (everyone), Corbett Hall

9 a.m. Chant rehearsals and individual lessons

  • Advanced men, Introit Behold, God is my helper, Jonathan Eason, Room 147
  • Chant fundamentals, part II, Mary Garner, Corbett Hall
  • Advanced women, Alleluia Eripe me, Communion Acceptabis, Bridget Scott, Room 140
  • Organ lessons (by appointment) with Dr. Albert Ahlstrom, Choir Loft
  • Voice lessons (by appointment) with Maria McDaniel Willathgamuwa, Bride’s Room

10 to 10:15 a.m.: Break (refreshments available), Corbett Hall

10:15 a.m.: General rehearsal (everyone), Corbett Hall

11:15 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.: Breakout sessions

  • Clergy session, Rev. Charles Byrd, Room 148
  • Transition from piano to organ, Andrea Tierney, Choir Loft
  • Getting to know CMAA resources, Janet Gorbitz, Room 147
  • Strategies for implementing sacred music in your parish, Bridget Scott Corbett Hall
  • Putting the well in “who sings well, prays twice,” Maria McDaniel Willathgamuwa, Room 140

12:10 to 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and panel discussion with faculty, Corbett Hall

1:30 p.m.: Chant rehearsals and individual organ lessons

  • Advanced men, Introit Behold, God is my helper, Jonathan Eason, Room 147
  • Chant fundamentals, part II, Mary Garner, Corbett Hall
  • Advanced women, Alleluia Eripe me, Communion Acceptabis, Bridget Scott, Room 140
  • Organ lessons (by appointment) with Dr. Albert Ahlstrom, Choir Loft

2:30 p.m.: Polyphony rehearsal and breakout

  • Polyphony rehearsal, Jonathan Eason, Choir Loft
  • General session for those not singing in polyphony choir, Corbett Hall

3:30 to 3:45 p.m.: Break (refreshments available), Corbett Hall

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.: General rehearsal for Mass (everyone), Nave, Choir Loft

4:45 p.m.: Places for Vigil Mass, Nave, Choir Loft

5 p.m.: Vigil Mass for the 16th Sunday in ordinary time, Church