Liturgical Singing Seminar this weekend!
This Saturday (October 11) at the Church of the Annunciation, Milwaukie, OR, Cappella Romana favorite Mark Bailey will lead an interactive, full-day seminar/workshop focused on the actualization of music in Orthodox Christian worship so as to “enable a comprehensive and elevated liturgical experience through insightful and skilled leadership and participation.” Guest speakers will include His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and Archpriest Lawrence Margitich, Chair of the Department of Liturgical Music of the Diocese of the West.
Mark Bailey, a leading expert in the field of Orthodox liturgical music, will lead the seminar. Having earned his degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Yale School of Music/Yale Institute of Sacred Music, he served on the faculty of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY, for over 15 years. He also is credited with several recordings of Orthodox sacred music, including “The Heart of Kyiv” with Pro Coro Canada. He serves as artistic director of the Yale Russian Chorus and the American Baroque Orchestra, and he frequently guest conducts ensembles including Cappella Romana, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, and most recently the Portland Baroque Orchestra (with Cappella Romana).