We are pleased to announce that The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom has been nominated for a Grammy award for Best Choral Performance! Our heartfelt congratulations to composer Kurt Sander; Maestro Peter Jermihov, Conductor; Executive Producers and singers Alex Lukianov and Katya Lukianov, and all of the members of the PaTRAM Institute Singers. We are honored […]

PaTRAM Master Class for Male Choir to Be Held Oct 21-23 at Holy Trinity Monastery

Don’t miss your next opportunity to learn from Maestro Vladimir Gorbik at our Male Choir Master Class and sing with Deacon Nikolai Kotar and Holy Trinity Seminarians. The master class will be held October 21st-23rd at Holy Trinity Monastery (HTM) in Jordanville, NY, during the Eastern American Diocese Pastoral Conference. The master class is open to all […]

“The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom” by Kurt Sander Earns More Critical Acclaim

PaTRAM Institute’s most recent CD, The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom by Kurt Sander, continues to grow in popularity with critics and consumers alike. It has consistently ranked in the Top Ten in Opera and Vocal New Releases on Amazon since its release and even reached #11 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Album charts! […]

PaTRAM Returns From Successful Recording Trip in Saratov, Russia

The PaTRAM Institute Male Choir recently returned from Saratov, Russia, where they recorded the next CD to be released on the Reference Recording label, More Honorable Than the Cherubim. Release date is TBA for 2021. The new CD is a compendium of hymns to the Theotokos, performed by a fifty-six member male choir. The choir […]

PaTRAM Institute to Record Next CD in Saratov, Russia, Accompanied by the Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God

  Fresh off their GRAMMY nomination for their CD, Teach Me Thy Statutes, and their newly released CD, The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the PaTRAM Institute will record their next CD in Saratov, Russia, this summer. The new CD, entitled More Honorable Than the Cherubim, is a compendium of hymns to the Theotokos by various composers, which […]

Our next recording is entitled, “More Honorable than the Cherubim” and will be recorded in Russia by a 60 voice male choir comprised of North Americans, Australians, Serbians and Russians. We have assembled – for the first time ever 10 Octavists. Maestro Vladimir Gorbik will be conducting and Our Grammy winning partners at Sound Mirror will be engineering and producing the work. We invite you to be part of our next success story. Please consider sponsoring a singer for the 2019 PaTRAM recording.

Today is the day! Our new CD, “The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom,” is now available for purchase! This landmark album is an English-language recording of Orthodox choral music commissioned from composer, Kurt Sander, and performed by the PaTRAM Institute Singers under the direction of Maestro Peter Jermihov. Two-time Grammy nominated Executive Producers, Alex […]

Teach Me Thy Statutes Nominated For A Grammy Award

PaTRAM is proud to announce their latest CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes“, has been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance! On the heels of MusicWeb International’s recent designation of “Teach Me Thy Statutes” as their Recording of the Year, the Recording Academy has followed that honor with a Grammy nomination. The pinnacle […]

"Teach Me Thy Statutes" CD - More Solid Reviews

As more and more reviewers listen to PaTRAM Institute’s most recent CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”, the more accolades it garners. Ron Schepper, from Textura (an online music magazine), begins his review by saying, “The rich sonorities generated by the male voices makes for a stirring and oft-haunting result, and even a listener coming to the […]

"Teach Me Thy Statutes" CD Continues Garnering Accolades From Reviewers

On its path to recognition by reviewers, PaTRAM Institute’s most recent CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”, continues to receive positive, and sometimes stellar, reviews from critics. Following on the heels of our previous post, more reviews have been received and shared  below. John Quinn, from Music Web International, begins his review by saying, “this disc is, […]

"Teach Me Thy Statutes" CD Becoming A Big Success

PaTRAM Institute’s most recent CD, “Teach Me Thy Statutes”, is quickly gaining in popularity with both critics and sales outlets.The CD, which was released in mid-May, has started its ascent to the highest points in this genre. Critics are starting to notice, with very positive reviews. In fact, one reviewer, Dan Morgan, from Music Web […]

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), […]