UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA
CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Ukrainian Sacred Music Workshop Planned For All Saints Camp – Emlenton, Pennsylvania!
For several years, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus has sponsored a Ukrainian Sacred Music Seminar. Such workshops have been held in the past at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camp in Emlenton Pennsylvania during the Bandura Courses and at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological seminary in South Bound Brook, New Jersey. This year the Ukrainian Sacred Music Course will be held on August 7 - 11, 2013.
PRESENTATION AND REHEARSAL OF WORKS BY UKRAINIAN MASTER COMPOSERS SELDOM SUNG IN THE USUAL CHURCH SETTING
LISTENING LECTURE OVERVIEW OF UKRAINIAN SACRED MUSIC
DISCUSSION OF THE BASICS OF SACRED MUSIC BENEFITTING CHURCH SINGERS, CANTORS, AND CONDUCTORS ALIKE.
SING RESPONSES TO THE DIVINE LITURGY AT ST. THOMAS CHAPEL
BASIC VOCAL TECHNIQUES AND SOUND PRODUCTION
CONDUCTING OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE DIVINE LITURGY
INSTRUCTION IN THE ENGLISH AND UKRAINIAN LANGUAGES
The instructors this year are:
OLEH MAHLAY - The Artistic Director of the Kobzarska Sich Music Programs, Maestro Mahlay holds a bachelor of arts degree in music history and literature from Case Western Reserve University. As the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus, the UBC performed in seven countries and released six recordings, including the critically acclaimed Golden Echoes of Kyiv: The Divine Liturgy. Prior to his post with the UBC, Mr. Mahlay was the conductor of the St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral choir in Parma, Ohio.
PROTODEACON IHOR MAHLAY - A graduate of St. Stephen’s Course of Theology, Rev. Deacon Ihor Mahlay has actively served in various capacities within the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, most notably as an assistant conductor, music instructor, lecturer in Sacred Arts, and coordinator of charitable and educational outreach programs. He was ordained into the Diaconate in 1997 and is attached to and plays an active role in the pastoral staff at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay founded the Kobzarksa Sich Bandura Camp in 1979.
FEE: $ 250 (includes lessons, lodging and meals)
This workshop is designed for older teenagers (minimum age of 15) and adults of all ages.
For more information and for a registration package, visit www.bandura.org/bandura_school.htm or call (734) 658-6452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org