More media coverage by the Second Russian State TV channel “Vesti,” as Vladimir Gorbik leads Festal Vigil in honor of Our Lady of Kazan held in Tel’ma, near Irkutsk. November 4, 2015 — The Kazan icon of the Mother of God was commemorated and Minin and Pozharsky were remembered, as a hierarchal Divine Liturgy was held at the church […]
PaTRAM announces the release of the first CD of the Patriarch Tikhon Choir, “Praise the Lord, All Ye Nations.” A 30-voice mixed choir that brings together vocalists and choral musicians from the United States, Canada, and Russia. The group assembled for a week under the leadership of Vladimir Gorbik, one of the finest choral conductors […]
The Second State Russian TV channel “Russia” tells about Vladimir Gorbik Master Class and recital in Irkutsk (Russia), November 2 – 5, 2015. The program included the Russian Sacred music and the work on Requiem of Verdi with the students of Irkutsk Music College of F.Chopin and also the work with students-conductors of this College […]
The Chamber Choir of St. Tikhon’s Monastery, founded and led by PaTRAM Director, Benedict Sheehan, is a professional vocal ensemble under the auspices of America’s oldest Orthodox monastery, the Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk, located in South Canaan, Pa. With support from PaTRAM, the ensemble will give a concert in New York City on […]
From Pravoslavie.ru: On September 27 we posted an interview with Benedict Sheehan, choirmaster at St. Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary in Pennsylvania, in which he shared his thoughts on the state of Church music in America and about the various projects with which he is involved. One of those projects is the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music […]
A new podcast about Orthodox liturgical music was launched in September 2015 on Ancient Faith Radio. “Sing to the Lord; Exploring the Many Facets of Orthodox Liturgical Singing” is a program devoted to exploring the various aspects of Orthodox liturgical singing and all manner of related topics. The program will explore the theology of singing […]
Andrew Gould, architectural designer at New World Byzantine, and founder of New World Byzantine Studios and the Orthodox Arts Journal, participated in PaTRAM’s recent choral workshop in Moscow. He shared his reflections on the program in an article for Orthodox Arts Journal. Read the full article HERE.
Why did Americans travel to Moscow to learn more about Slavonic singing in the Russian Orthodox church?
This Voice of America report highlights our recent workshop’s expression of unity between Americans and Russians through sharing the Orthodox Christian faith. (Report in English.)
Take a look at this clip of a recent TV news report on our Moscow Master Class!!! A choir outside of politics: 35 people came to Moscow to learn how to improve their singing in church Slavonic via a Master Class offered by Maestro Vladimir Gorbik.
Sing with one of Russia’s Premier Choirs For the first time ever, the Moscow Podvorye Choir of the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra is opening its doors to welcome an exclusive tour and invites singers, both male and female, to join the renown Podvorye Choir in the singing of a Vigil and Divine Liturgy. This trip offers the unprecedented opportunity for participants to work […]
We were pleased to conclude our first semester of online courses on a high note. Our Introduction to Musicianship I course, in two sections–youth and adult–were very successful. Our classes were populated with pioneering students who had the added bonus of training in the use of online classroom platforms, multi-track recording, and cloud document sharing in addition […]