15Fall Sacred Music Schedule of Events

September 14-17, 2022

Vallombrosa Retreat Center, Menlo Park, CA

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

4:00 pm Check-in

5:00 pm Welcome and General Chant Ordinary Instruction (All) [Mass setting Cum jubilo IX – Kyrie/Gloria, English Missal Chants, Sanctus/Agnus Dei, Sequence] Vallombrosa Chapel

6:00 pm Opening dinner – Vallombrosa Dining hall

7:00 pm Vespers, Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Night prayer, Vallombrosa Chapel

 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am  Morning Prayer (Vallombrosa Chapel)

9:00 am Choral warm-up

9:15  – 10:15 am Chant Rehearsals (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

10:15 – 10:35 am  Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 am  Breakout Sessions, Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel

Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka (Modes and their Pedagogical Utilities)

Dr. William Mahrt (Distinction between the Mass Ordinaries)

11:50 – 12:45 pm Lunch

12:50 – 2:00 pm  Polyphony Instruction (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

2:05 – 3:20 pm Chant Instruction (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

3:25 – 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:15 pm General Chant Ordinary Instruction (All) [Mass settings Cum jubilo IX and Pater cuncta XII] – Kyrie, Sanctus/Agnus Dei) Chapel

4:45 pm  Mass – DAILY MASS OF Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows , English or English/Latin, St. Patrick’s Seminary

6:30 pm Dinner, Talk by Fr. Samuel Weber

~9:00 pm Night Prayer, Vallombrosa Chapel

 

Friday, September 16, 2022

7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am Morning Prayer (Vallombrosa Chapel)

9:00 am Choral warm-up (Vallombrosa Chapel)

9:15 – 10:30 am Chant Rehearsals (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions, Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel

Dr. Horst Buchholz (Choral Rehearsal Planning)

Fr. Robert Pasley (The Hierarchy of Sung Liturgies and What should the priest sing at Mass?)

12:00 – 12:55 pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm Polyphony Instruction (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

2:05 – 3:20 pm Chant Instruction (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

3:25 – 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:50 – 4:15 p.m. General Chant Ordinary Instruction (All) [Mass setting (Pater cuncta XII) – Kyrie/Gloria, Sanctus/Agnus Dei) Vallombrosa Chapel

4:45 pm  Mass – DAILY MASS, OF, Memorial of Ss Cornelius and Cyprian , Latin, St. Patrick’s Seminary

6:30 pm Dinner   Remarks by Maggie Gallagher, Benedict XVI Institute and Archdiocese of San Francisco

8:00 pm Organ Recital  St. Patrick’s (proposed)

9:00 pm Night Prayer (St. Patrick’s)

 

Saturday, September 17, 2022

7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am Morning Prayer (Vallombrosa Chapel)

9:00 am Choral warm-up (Vallombrosa Chapel)

9:15  – 10:00 am Chant/Polyphony Rehearsals (Conference Room, Vallombrosa Chapel)

10:00 – 10:20 am Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30 pm Polyphony

12:00 – 1:15 pm Mass, OF, Memorial of St. Hildegard of Bingen, St. Patrick’s Seminary

1:30 pm Check out