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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE: Ascension of Our Lord, 1207 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire
WHEN: 4 - 5 p.m.
2020 CLASS SCHEDULE
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.
5th Sunday of Matthew; Proclus & Hilary the Martyrs of Ancyra; Our Holy Father Michael of Maleinus; Gerasimos of Byzantium and Akakios the young ascetic; Paisios the Athonite; Veronica, the woman with the issue of blood who was healed by Jesus; Andre the Commander & his Companion Martyrs
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