The 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, […]

Please note that the article that follows was reprinted from the Orthodox Arts Journal. Editor’s note: On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:30 am the PaTRAM Institute singers Choir, conducted by Maestro Peter Jermihov, will sing an original all-English Liturgy based on the Russian style, commissioned by the PaTRAM Institute and composed by Dr. Kurt […]

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 […]

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 the recently published Holy Trinity Monastery (HTM) Monthly Newsletter, there was a post about PaTRAM’s Labor Day Young Singers’ Conference, held over the Labor Day weekend this past September. The post summarizes that weekend and includes a gallery of photographs from the event. Click on the link below: HTM Monthly Newsletter – Labor Day YSC  

By Jana Konchenko How Russians and Americans Came Together in Song in Saratov It was a unique project—three men’s choirs from Moscow, America, and Saratov gathered in our city to record a CD of sacred music. Forty of the best voices from the Archbishop’s Men’s Choir of the Metropolia of Saratov, the choir of the […]

Labor Day Young Singers' Conference 2016

The Labor Day Young Singers’ Conference started on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, September 3rd, 2016, at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. This is the first such event, sponsored by PaTRAM, to be held at the Holy Trinity Monastery but will certainly not be the last. The number of participants exceeded expectations and in […]

Second Annual Summer Master Class in Russia 2016

The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra Podvorie Moscow has welcomed PaTRAM’s 2nd Annual Summer Master Class in Russia taking place Thursday, July 7th – Thursday July 14th, 2016! Our Master Class is set up to be one of our most culturally and musically immersive opportunities to-date.  Get a feel for the exhilarating spirit of this event by following our […]

PaTRAM Sponsors Recording of New CD in Saratov, Russia!

From June 30 thru July 6th, PaTRAM will sponsor a collection of 40, hand-picked male singers , under the direction of Maestro Vladimir Gorbik, to record a new CD. On the heels of the Patriarch Tikhons Choir’s successful debut CD, “Praise the Lord, All Ye Nations”, Maestro Gorbik will lead the choir which will record works by Pavel Chesnokov in a new location, the Pokrovsky […]

PaTRAM’s very own Vladimir Gorbik was interviewed by Natalia Gorenok about his passion for church choir and a changing status within Orthodox music. The art of Church singing is an integral part of the life of the church and, like the Russian church itself, is experiencing a revival. At the forefront of this change is Vladimir Gorbik, […]