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), […]

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, […]

Late last year, Reader Benedict Sheehan, Director of Music and Assistant Professor of Liturgical Music at St. Tikhon’s Seminary and long time PaTRAM collaborator, petitioned PaTRAM for assistance in procuring a piano for the Seminary’s music program. The piano they had been using for decades was finally at the end of its lifetime and needed replacing. A […]

The PaTRAM Institute Summer Academy is now open for registration. The Academy will take place at the Princeton Theological Seminary on the beautiful campus of Princeton University. Featuring an outstanding faculty of specialists in conducting, vocal technique and liturgical music, the Academy is conceived to provide intensive development of skills in musicianship, conducting and singing […]

The PaTRAM Institute Singers performed at the annual Russian New Year Concerts staged by the Clarion Choir. The concerts took place on New Year’s Eve and Day in New York City at the Church of the Resurrection on East 74th Street. The Clarion Choir invited the PaTRAM Institute Singers to be part of their annual event, […]

PaTRAM’s “Maestros and Producers Dinner”, held in Miami last November, was done to raise funds to help PaTRAM with their next CD recording, scheduled for this coming August. Over $35,000 was raised through the event’s attendance and via direct donations from the many generous PaTRAM donors. “This was a fantastic event. The sellout crowd was obviously overtaken by the beauty of […]

PaTRAM Institute is pleased to announce a new online course to its catalog, entitled “Score Analysis for the Conductor.” Designed and taught by PaTRAM Senior Faculty member, Dr. Peter Jermihov, the course addresses a rarely taught aspect of the church musician’s education. “Score Analysis for the Conductor” will expose the aspiring conductor to a method […]

PaTRAM Institute Hosts Maestros and Producers Dinner

Beautiful Miami Beach was the setting for PaTRAM Institute’s Maestros and Producers Dinner on Friday November 10th 2017. Guests were treated to cocktails overlooking the pool and ocean at the exclusive Loew’s Miami Beach hotel. The $500 per plate dinner was held to raise funds for PaTRAM Institute’s upcoming recording of the “Dormition Hymns” CD […]

This past August, PaTRAM sponsored a recording session of Kurt Sander’s newly commissioned Divine Liturgy. The recording took place at New Gracanica Serbian Monastery in the Chicago area and was sung by the PaTRAM Institute Singers, a chamber choir of 26 professional singers from around the country directed by Maestro Peter Jermihov. Soundmirror recording company, […]

Weeks after the release of the new recording of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil, Dr. Peter Jermihov, and the recording itself, reviews praising the Conductor’s work continue to be published. As well, the recording is being praised for its depth and beauty. The American Organist is a monthly periodical dedicated to Organ and Choral music. A review was […]

Written by Alex Milas There could not have been a better setting than the Representation Holy Trinity-St.Sergius Monastery (Lavra), aka Podvorie, in Moscow this past July. The location provided the best in spirituality, history and hospitality to the ten student conductors who gathered in the ornate meeting hall during the week beginning July 6th thru […]