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Introduction to Musicianship I

Classes held spring and fall annually

Students will gain a solid foundation in sight reading and fundamental music theory by learning to identify and notate Key signatures, Melodic and Harmonic intervals, Rhythmic motives, and Meters. The certification exam is given at the end of the course.

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Score Analysis for the Conductor (NEW)

Available now

A conductor’s competency depends on a broad skill set. An often neglected and bypassed skill is the ability to analyze and prepare a score for performance.

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Recent News


PaTRAM Mini-Master Class for Male Choir To Be Held Sep 11-12, 2019PaTRAM Institute will be co-sponsoring, with the St. Alexander Nevsky Foundation, a mini-Master Class for Male Choir from Wednesday September 11th through Thursday September 12th at the St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The mini-Master Class is being held in conjunction with the Feast of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the patron saint of the […]Read More »
PaTRAM Returns From Successful Recording Trip in Saratov, RussiaThe PaTRAM Institute Male Choir recently returned from Saratov, Russia, where they recorded the next CD to be released on the Reference Recording label, More Honorable Than the Cherubim. Release date is TBA for 2021. The new CD is a compendium of hymns to the Theotokos, performed by a fifty-six member male choir. The choir […]Read More »
PaTRAM Institute to Record Next CD in Saratov, Russia, Accompanied by the Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God  Fresh off their GRAMMY nomination for their CD, Teach Me Thy Statutes, and their newly released CD, The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the PaTRAM Institute will record their next CD in Saratov, Russia, this summer. The new CD, entitled More Honorable Than the Cherubim, is a compendium of hymns to the Theotokos by various composers, which […]Read More »


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Purchase Our Latest CD

On April 26th, 2019 Reference Recordings released PaTRAM’s new CD, “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom”

Composed by Kurt Sander and superbly performed by the PaTRAM Institute Singers, this landmark album is an English-language recording of Orthodox choral music. It is the first and only complete setting of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom in English. The new HDCD quality & SACD 5.0 (Super Audio Recording) release was recorded by the multi-Grammy winning SoundMirror in Chicago, Illinois under the baton of highly-esteemed conductor Peter Jermihov and is distributed by multi-Grammy recording company, Reference Recordings. PaTRAM’s twice Grammy nominated co-founders, Alex and Katya Lukianov, were Executive Producers of the CD.

The Story of PaTRAM

Watch the full-length documentary about the vision of PaTRAM.