Our Upcoming Events

In addition to our online courses, PaTRAM orchestrates events all over the world.

Thu 21

PaTRAM Institute Summer ACADEMY for Conductors and Singers – June 21-24 2018

June 21, 2018 @ 7:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton NJ United States

Latest Online Courses


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 Proudly Announces the Release of Their Newest CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”On May 18th, 2018, Reference Recordings released PaTRAM’s latest CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”. There are a number of outlets where the CD can be purchased or downloaded including: Reference Recordings Amazon.com iTunes Written by the famed Russian composer, Pavel Chesnokov, and superbly performed by the PaTRAM Institute Male Choir (42 vocalists with a massive bass section), […]Read More »
Alex and Katya Lukianov Receive Cultural Heritage Award from Clarion Music SocietyThe Clarion Music Society, whose Grammy-nominated Clarion Choir is a frequent collaborator of PaTRAM’s, selected Alex and Katya Lukianov to receive their Cultural Heritage Award. The Society presents this award to people who have shown selfless dedication to the support and promotion of their cultural heritage to the world as a whole. On April 18, […]Read More »
PaTRAM Donation Match Helps St. Tikhon’s Seminary With “New” PianoLate last year, Reader Benedict Sheehan, Director of Music and Assistant Professor of Liturgical Music at St. Tikhon’s Seminary and long time PaTRAM collaborator, petitioned PaTRAM for assistance in procuring a piano for the Seminary’s music program. The piano they had been using for decades was finally at the end of its lifetime and needed replacing. A […]Read More »


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Purchase Our Latest CD

On May 18th, 2018, Reference Recordings released PaTRAM’s latest CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”.

Written by the famed Russian composer, Pavel Chesnokov, and superbly performed by the PaTRAM Institute Male Choir (42 vocalists with a massive bass section), these pieces represent some of the Orthodox world’s greatest music. This historic work immerses the listener into the beautiful Russian monastic style of singing through its fullness and richness of sonority. The new HDCD quality & SACD 5.0 (Super Audio Recording) release was recorded by the multi-Grammy winner and nominee, SoundMirror in Saratov, Russia under the baton of highly-esteemed conductor Vladimir Gorbik and is distributed by multi-Grammy recording company, Reference Recordings.

The Story of PaTRAM

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