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 […]

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 […]