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The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

This week we introduce Richard Barrett, tenor. Richard is an Orthodox church musician, choral singer and scholar. He is the Executive Director of AGES Initiatives, which distributes service texts and liturgical music to Orthodox parishes throughout the world, and Artistic Director of the Saint John of Damascus Society, which supports the performance and dissemination of […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

It’s our pleasure to introduce Samantha Grambow (née Farmilant), soprano, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Singers’ GRAMMY-nominated recording of Kurt Sander’s “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom”. Recognized for her “authenticity” and “attention to text,” Samantha appears regionally as a recitalist and on the opera, oratorio, and concert stages. In 2016, Samantha sang […]

Introducing Maestro Ekaterina Antonenko

PaTRAM Institute™ is proud to announce its newest collaboration with Maestro Ekaterina Antonenko, the renowned choral conductor, Founder and Artistic Director of the Russia-based Intrada Vocal Ensemble. Since its founding in 2006 the Intrada Vocal Ensemble has gained a reputation as “the best Moscow choir today” («Musical life», 2018). PaTRAM Chairman Alexis V. Lukianov said, “PaTRAM is […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

This week the PaTRAM spotlight focuses on Dr. Jason Thoms, whose vocal range runs from baritone to bass to oktavist, and he appears on the PaTRAM Institute Singers’ recording of “Blessed Art Thou among Women”. Dr. Thoms is, currently, the Director of Choral Activities at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, ND. Dr. Thoms comes with […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

Cue the spotlight and shine it directly on Michael Hawes! Michael, Bass-Baritone Singer and Trumpet player, is a member of Chicago based Axiom Brass, is the newly appointed Music Director at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish in Chicago, and tours around the world singing and playing with groups such as Axiom Brass, the PaTRAM […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

This week the spotlight shines squarely on Glenn Miller, oktavist, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Singers’ recordings of “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom” and “Blessed Art Thou among Women” which were released in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Glenn hails from Michigan and is in very high demand for his amazing LOW vocals. […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

Cue the PaTRAM™ spotlight on Milan Acimovic, bass, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Male Choir’s recording of “More Honorable than the Cherubim” which was recorded in Saratov, Russia in 2019 and is scheduled for release later this year. “Mika” hails from Bosnia and has been a critical contributor to PaTRAM’s planning of this year’s […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

This week the PaTRAM spotlight shines on Seth Davidenko, oktavist, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Male Choir’s recording of “More Honorable Than the Cherubim” which was recorded in Saratov, Russia in 2019 and is scheduled for release later this year. Seth, a Canadian, is a reader and singer at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

  This week we introduce Daniel Shirley, tenor, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Singers’ GRAMMY-nominated recording of Kurt Sander’s “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom” and on their “Blessed Art Thou among Women” CD. Daniel has performed as a soloist with opera companies and symphony orchestras across the United States and Europe. He […]

PaTRAM Institute™ Announces Agreement With New Record Label

  PaTRAM Institute™ is proud to announce it has entered into an agreement with Chandos, a long-established Grammy Award winning classical record company. Beginning with PaTRAM Institute’s most recent CD recording, “More Honorable Than the Cherubim”, Chandos will be handling the release of this recording, later this year, as well as future PaTRAM™ recordings. Alex […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

  It’s our pleasure to introduce Katie Boardman, soprano, who appears on the PaTRAM Institute Singers’ GRAMMY-nominated recording of Kurt Sander’s “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom”. She has recently performed with the Rose Ensemble, the Boston Camerata, Red Shift Choir, the St. Tikhon’s Choir and was a Voces8 US Scholar in 2019-20. A […]

The PaTRAM™ SINGER SPOTLIGHT SERIES Continues!

  Introducing SERGEY TKACHENKO, our stellar tenor! Sergey studied in Moscow and Paris and has sung in Russia, Germany and the United States. You will be astounded by his talent! Sergey sang on two PaTRAM CDs: the 2020 “Blessed Art Thou among Women” album, where he was the featured tenor in the quartet singing “In […]