St. Michael and All Angel’s Episcopal Church

is pleased to host

Praying Twice:  Chant Better – Chant More – Chant Creatively

Workshops and worship on liturgical chanting

Featuring

Ruth Cunningham,   Founding member of  Anonymous 4

Bishop Andrew Waldo,   Diocese of Upper SC

Additional Workshop Leaders:

*  Dr. Mark Ardrey-Graves

*  Michael A. Brewer

*  The Reverend Gary Eichelberger and Dr. Tommy Watson

St. Augustine: “Whoever sings, prays twice”

8:30am   Registration
9:00am   Plenary Session
10:00am Workshop #1
11:00am Workshop #2
12:30pm Lunch Break
1:00pm   Workshop #3
2:30pm   Closing Liturgy

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Throughout the day a variety of workshops on chanting will be offered. Once you register, you will be emailed a list of workshops with details and a sign-up form. Make sure you register for your chosen workshops quickly as space is limited! Please note, once your registration is complete, a sign-up genius form will be sent to you to register for your  workshop choices. Space is limited.

view the complete  bios and workshop descriptions here!

10:00am   Workshop Session I

  1. Ruth CunninghamA Chanting Voice
  2. The Reverend Gary Eichelberger, Dr. Tommy Watson: If Gary Can Do It, You Can Do It: How a Priest Who Couldn’t Carry a Tune Learned to Chant
  3. Mark Ardry-GravesNot Just for Monks and Nuns: A Brief History of Plainchant
  4. Michael BrewerConducting Chant: Leading the Dance

11:00am   Workshop Session II

  1. Ruth CunninghamA Chanting People
  2. The Reverend Gary Eichelberger, Dr. Andrew Walker: If Gary Can Do It, You Can Do It: How a Priest Who Couldn’t Carry a Tune Learned to Chant
  3. Mark Ardry-Graves: Not Just for Monks and Nuns: A Brief History of Plainchant
  4. Michael Brewer: Conducting Chant: Leading the Dance

1:00pm   Workshop Session III

  1. Ruth Cunningham: Creative Chanting
  2. Bishop Andrew Waldo: Chanting the In paradisum and theExsultet
  3. The Last-Minute Panicked Liturgy Rehearsal (required to sing in the choir for the closing liturgy)

 

Ruth Cunningham is a classically trained musician, a sound healing practitioner, and was a founding member Anonymous 4. She combines these skills to improvise music that connects people to the healing and spiritual power of music. She specializes in early music performance as well as improvisational sacred music from varied spiritual traditions in both liturgical and concert settings.
With Anonymous 4, Ruth performed in concerts and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East and made thirteen recordings.  Ruth’s own CD releases are Light and Shadow: Chants, Prayers and Improvisations and Harpmodes: Journey for Voice and Harp. She has released two CDs of multi faith chants with colleague Ana Hernandez: Blessed by Light and  HARC: Inside Chants. She has also performed and recorded renaissance music with Pomerium and is a regular member of the choir of St Ignatius of Antioch in New York City.          www.ruthcunningham.com

 

 

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