Are you a parish musician looking for direction on how to choose uplifting, beautiful, and singable music for your congregation? Are you eager to learn more about the Church’s understanding of the role of sacred music at Mass? On February 22, from 10am-12pm, Dr. Jennifer Donelson, professor and director of sacred music at Saint Joseph’s Seminary, will explore these questions in a workshop focused on selecting music for Mass. This workshop will take place at Saint Joseph’s Seminary and will include a discussion of the Church’s teaching on sacred music, the role of the propers at Mass, the Church’s understanding of “progressive solemnity,” the distinction between devotional, liturgical/sacred, and religious music, and instrumentation used at Mass. Registration is $15 and may be found at: nyliturgy.org/selectmusicformass.
How to Select Music for Mass Workshop – February 22
by Fr. Matthew Ernest | Nov 28, 2019