26 June 2017

Chant Course in Oxford, 11-13 August


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 programme includes:

Study of the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary and celebration of all eight hours of the Office

Requiem Mass for Dr. Mary Berry and deceased Associates

Mass for 10th Sunday after Pentecost

Singing of chant transcriptions by Mary Berry

Panel discussion on the legacy of Mary Berry

Sunday visit to St. Birinus, Dorchester on Thames, the burial place of Mary Berry, for Solemn Vespers, Benediction and Prayers at the grave

Accommodation, including full board, at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford. Cost: £240

Non-residential: £185 for weekend, or £90 for one day

All fees include Associate membership of the Schola Gregoriana, music and tuition

Reduction of £20 from all charges for Associates of the Schola Gregoriana, Students, clergy, religious or 3 or more members of chant choirs pay 50% of the above charges. Bursaries available on application.

Beginners and experienced singers of the chant are all welcome

For further details contact:

Mr. Grey Macartney,
Schola Gregoriana
020-8840- 5832

26 The Grove, Ealing, London, W5 5LH.

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