Byzantine Music Classes

If you have an interest in learning traditional Orthodox Ecclesiastical music, and a basic level of experience in singing, the Byzantine music classes now offered at Ascension are for you! 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. Please register by October 5, 2019 by contacting Dr. Sotiri Vasilopoulos or Mrs. Georgia Vasilopoulos at svasilop@hotmail.com.   

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

2019 CLASS SCHEDULE THROUGH CHRISTMAS
Stay tuned for the Jan-Jun 2020 schedule 

September 21
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
December 7
December 14
December 15:  Perform Traditional Carols during Ascension's Christmas Pageant

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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