Music in terms anyone can understand
Ignatius Press offers 'The Sound of Beauty' by award-wining classical composer Michael Kurek

In a groundbreaking book that puts the more complicated aspects of music in terms anyone can understand and appreciate, award-wining classical composer Michael Kurek's new book, The Sound of Beauty, draws on decades of experience to deliver a must-read

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2019-10-03T07:48:21-08:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , |7 Comments

‘Tis the season for Alma Redemptoris Mater

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Roseanne Sullivan. “Alma Redemptoris Mater” is a Marian hymn traditionally sung during Advent and the Christmas season. It was composed by Blessed Hermannus Contractus  (1013-1054) in Germany, and it was so well-known by the fifteenth century

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2017-12-16T21:10:01-08:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , , |5 Comments

May 2016: major choral event in Dallas

The following comes from a January 18 CC Watershed blog post by Dr. Alfred Calabrese, music director at Saint Rita Catholic Church. Dr. Calabrese is also the conductor for A Rose in Winter: The life of Saint Rita of Cascia. A Rose in Winter: The

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2016-03-08T14:21:12-08:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

First director of music ministries for Christ Cathedral

The following comes from a December 22 Diocese of Orange press release: After extensive study, discernment, and reflection regarding the unique and dynamic needs of the developing music ministry of Christ Cathedral and the scope of responsibilities and key attributes

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If you’re tired of cheesy Christmas music…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll5TnzCT5cU             “Praying Twice: The Thomas Aquinas College Choir” The following comes from a December 9 Angelus article by Maria Luisa Torres: The Thomas Aquinas College Choir has released its latest album, “Hodie: Music for Christmas.”

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2015-12-10T11:31:28-08:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments