Vladimir Gorbik, eminent conductor and Orthodox church choirmaster from Moscow, will offer 3 days of his inimitable instruction in the performance and interpretation of Orthodox sacred choral music. You may register now using this link: Gorbik LA Master Class A limited number of positions for conductors is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Save $50 […]

2017 Memorial Day Conductors' & Singers' Workshop at St. Tikhon's Monastery

The Memorial Day Conductors’ & Singers’ Workshop started on Friday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26th 2017, at St. Tikhon’s Monastery in Waymart, PA and continued through the outdoor Hierarchical Service on Monday, May 29th. Unlike last year’s event, this year saw a change in concept: this year BOTH disciplines were represented, as the title of the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  CONTACT: Alex Milas Executive Director, PaTRAM Institute Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Institute Voice Phone Number: 551-224-8657 E-mail Address: info@patraminstitute.org Website URL: www.patraminstitute.org   PaTRAM Signs Long-term CD Recording Deal with Reference Recording PaTRAM Institute is pleased to announce that Reference Recording (Naxos distribution) will be the exclusive label for its most recent CD […]

Prior to reading the review, it deserves noting that of the 7 Oktavists in the Choir on this recording, 4 were from the Patriarch Tikhon Choir including PaTRAM’s CEO, Alexis V. Lukianov. Review that follows was reprinted from Oktavism.com. Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil has been performed wonderfully many times. In recent years the Kansas City Chorale […]

Recently, PaTRAM has received several inquiries from around the world regarding our Musicianship I online course. Though PaTRAM courses are typically held in Fall and Spring semesters, the interest seems to be there for a summer session. I have consulted with our Musicianship I instructor, Dr. Nicholas Reeves, who agreed to lead this special summer […]

Written by Vladimir Morosan Another recording of the Rachmaninoff “All-Night Vigil”? Selling for more than $20? Really? Yes, there are many reasons why you should buy this new recording of the acknowledged pinnacle of Russian Orthodox sacred music, performed by the Gloriae Dei Cantores, together with members of the St. Romanos Cappella, the Patriarch Tikhon […]

Article written by: Seraphim Hanisch Moscow, Russia, is one of the great centers of the performing arts in the world. Top-level musical academies, some of them named after the great composers of Russia and the Moscow Conservatory itself, dot the city.  From Rachmaninoff Hall to the small and large parish churches throughout the city, and […]

In yet another major accomplishment in the storied career of PaTRAM’s esteemed faculty member, Dr. Peter Jermihov conducted the landmark recording of Rachmaninoff’s “All Night Vigil”. Leading several different Choirs, including the PaTRAM Choir, Dr. Jermihov has delivered a superb performance of this beloved liturgical music classic that has drawn accolades across the choral music world. “What […]

News from Uzbekistan, Classical music of the highest quality: Immortal musical works performed in Tashkent. Written by: Inessa Gulsarova “Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.” – These words belong to the great German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven, and it serves as an epigraph to […]