Entries by Alex Milas

Remembering Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov – Two Year Anniversary

On the second anniversary of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov’s passing, PaTRAM Institute™ would like to share this video remembering his life and the great contributions he made to the Russian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox community. Father of PaTRAM Institute’s Chairman and co-founder, Alexis Lukianov, Fr. Valery was a wise, kind and beloved pastor who served […]

“Blessed Art Thou among Women” CD Maintains Top 10 On Amazon Music

Less than a month since its release and for the past two consecutive weeks, PaTRAM Institute’s newest CD, “Blessed Art Thou among Women”, continues to maintain its place on Amazon’s Hot New Releases (Opera & Vocal). Despite the fact that there are, almost hourly, changes to the CDs in this group, “Blessed Art Thou among […]

“Blessed Art Thou among Women” Debuts On the Billboard Charts

This week, “Blessed Art Thou among Women”, the latest CD from PaTRAM Institute™ debuted at #7 on the Billboard charts! The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the United States and elsewhere. The results are published in Billboard magazine. In addition to this, the PaTRAM™ YouTube channel has had favorable reactions to […]

“Blessed Art Thou among Women” CD Starting To Generate Buzz

After a successful launch on April 17, 2020, PaTRAM Institute’s newest CD, “Blessed Art Thou among Women”, now rates as #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases (Opera & Vocal). A lofty achievement in its first week of release. Slowly, but surely, there is a buzz building for the record. Another online publication, Oktavism.com, a publication […]

Christ Is Risen! PaTRAM Institute™ Wishes Everyone A Bright and Happy Easter

Christ Is Risen! Truly He Is Risen! Христос Воскресe! Воистину Воскресe!   PaTRAM Institute™ would like to wish all of our donors, subscribers and friends a very bright and happy Pascha! Thank you for your ongoing support, past, present and future. In these difficult days, it is especially important that we keep our perspective, help […]


PaTRAM Institute™ is happy to announce a newly revised approach to their online course training model called the “Private Instruction Course Directory”. In an effort to make online course training more accessible to our interested students, PaTRAM™ redesigned their methodology. Rather than taking on the unnecessary burden of brokering online class organization with instructor availability, […]

PaTRAM Institute™ Announces Release of Newest CD

The PaTRAM Institute™ announced it will be releasing its latest CD, “Blessed Art Thou among Women”, conducted by Maestro Peter Jermihov, on April 17th, 2020. The recording is a compilation of hymns to the Theotokos (Mother of God) that were among the favorites of the late Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov. This very special album is dedicated […]

Friends & Family Pascha Special!

Register with a friend, and both students will receive their choice of one of our Grammy nominated CDs: Teach Me Thy Statutes The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom   Our Pascha gift to you! Limited time offer ends May 10   To redeem, click here to register. On the submission form, please enter “PASCHA […]

PaTRAM Institute™ March Male Choir Master Class CANCELLED

MALE CHOIR MASTER CLASS CANCELLED PaTRAM Institute regrets to inform you that Maestro Vladimir Gorbik will not be able to travel to the United States to conduct the Male Choir Master Class scheduled for March 23-25 due to the Russian directive stating that all travelers returning to Moscow from countries affected by the Coronavirus, including the […]

PaTRAM™ Institute’s Grammy Nominated Composer Featured in The Northerner

In anticipation of the recent 2020 Grammy Awards Ceremony, composer Kurt Sander was featured in an article published by The Northerner last week. Kurt Sander received a Grammy nomination for The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, PaTRAM Institute’s recent CD which featured his original English language compositions. This recording earned much critical acclaim in 2019 after its […]