Written by Alex Milas Sunshine. Palm Trees. Choral singers?? Yes, indeed. Seventeen singers, all seeking to improve their liturgical choral skills, gathered together for a 3-1/2 day Master Class for Singers at the St. Matrona Cathedral in Dania Beach, FL. Under the guidance of Master Conductor Vladimir Gorbik, the students progressed from a random collective […]

Written by: Alex Milas Photos provided by the Eastern Archdiocese, unless otherwise stated “Amazing!” “Unbelievably moving.” Those are just two opinions I heard during and after the first-ever singing of Kurt Sander’s original English language Divine Liturgy in the Russian style. Under the guiding hand of conductor Dr. Peter Jermihov, “The Divine Liturgy of St. John […]

Written by Sergey Furmanov From June 21-25 2017, the PaTRAM Institute held a Master Class for choral conductors in Chicago, IL. The event was unique in that, in the course of their studies, students has the chance to polish their conducting skills with a professional choral ensemble under the guidance of Peter Jermihov, a world-renown figure […]

Fall Online Classes Will Begin Soon - Don't Miss Them

There have been many queries received about PaTRAM’s online courses. This reminder is for all interested parties. Our Fall Semester is gearing up right now so if you’re interested in joining one of our classes, click on this link and you will see all the available programs. And, you can sign up there, too. Come […]

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 […]

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 […]