PaTRAM™ Mini-Master Class for Male Choir To Be Held Sep 11-12, 2019

PaTRAM Institute will be co-sponsoring, with the St. Alexander Nevsky Foundation, a mini-Master Class for Male Choir from Wednesday September 11th through Thursday September 12th at the St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The mini-Master Class is being held in conjunction with the Feast of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the patron saint of the Cathedral.

As with all prior Male Choir programs, the class will be led by Maestro Vladimir Gorbik who will be coming from Russia, fresh off of a successful recording of the next PaTRAM Institute Male Choir CD, “More Honorable Than the Cherubim”, in Saratov, Russia, specifically for this event.

The event is open to all experienced Male Orthodox singers with no tuition. Some meals will be provided to the participants but lodging is the responsibility of the participant.

To be a participant, contact Father Serge Lukianov at and be prepared to adhere to the following event schedule:


Wednesday September 11th

Liturgy at 8:30 in the Tikhvin Church for Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Light breakfast and rehearsals in Cathedral lower hall


5:30 choir reports to cathedral

6:00 vigil


Thursday September 12th

Greeting of Metropolitan Hilarion at 9:30

Followed by Liturgy and trapeza