Byzantine Music Classes

This new ministry at Ascension teaches traditional Orthodox Ecclesiastical music to people who have a basic level of experience in singing.  Classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students take place on Saturdays from 4 – 5 p.m. (see schedule below). The course is free and students are welcome to join at the chanter’s stand to chant the 5 p.m. Vespers service directly after the lessons. For more information, contact Dr. Sotiri Vasilopoulos or Mrs. Georgia Vasilopoulos at   

WHERE:  Ascension of Our Lord, 1207 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire
WHEN:  4 - 5 p.m.


January 11
February 1
February 8
February 15
February 22
February 29
March 7
March 14
March 21
March 28
April 25
May 2
May 9
May 16
May 30

The mission of Byzantine chant and Byzantine art in general is to raise the thoughts and emotions of christians from the realm of the mundane to that of the spiritual.  Click HERE to read about the history of Romaic or Byzantine Music! 

Click HERE to access the class packet for beginner and intermediate level.
The Advanced class uses the book, ANASTASIMATARION.




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