Jennifer Pascual and Sounds from the Spires: Interviewing the interviewer

Jennifer Pascual is Director of Music at St. Patrick’s Cathedral since 2003 and the first woman to hold this position. She holds degrees in organ and piano performance and in music education, culminating in a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. She hosts Sounds… Read More Jennifer Pascual and Sounds from the Spires: Interviewing the interviewer

Responsorial Psalm Singing with the Five Graces Psalter, Part 2

Guest post by Kelly Dobbs-Mickus The new volume of Responsorial Psalms for the 3-year Lectionary by Luke Mayernik is receiving rave reviews from customers as an excellent resource for psalmody. This second post continues to explore the practice of responsorial psalm singing in the context of Roman Catholic liturgy using The Five Graces Psalter for… Read More Responsorial Psalm Singing with the Five Graces Psalter, Part 2

Celebrating Paul Bouman

Composer Paul Bouman will turn 100 on August 26, 2018. In a century he has certainly built a legacy, particularly in Lutheran church music. In 2015 the Center for Church Music produced an interview with Bouman (led by another MorningStar composer, Michael Costello), providing a great resource in getting to know the composer quite well… Read More Celebrating Paul Bouman

Everyone Sang: Extended Notes

We’re so thrilled to release David Conte’s 2-disc vocal album Everyone Sang, on the Arsis label, a project which has been several years in the making. A modest booklet is included in the physical copy (and viewable here), and we wanted to share extended performer information, program notes, and texts, below. Performers [In order of… Read More Everyone Sang: Extended Notes