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Distinguished Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt Visits the Sacred Music Program.

Author: Matt Haines

The Graduate Conducting Studio of the Sacred Music Program receives the distinguished American conductor Joseph Flummerfelt to give a masterclass this Friday, December 1st. Maestro Flummerfelt's accomplishments are numerous, and feature recordings and performances as choral director and collaborator of some of the most important ensembles and conductors of our time, including Westminster Choir, New York Choral Artists, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Claudio Abbado and Daniel Barenboim, among many others. He was named "Conductor of the Year 2004" by Musical America, 

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Fassler Gives Three Plenary Lectures This Fall

Author: Matt Haines

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This fall, Margot Fassler, Director of SMND, and the Keough Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, was invited to give three keynote presentations. These formal presentations include her lecture “Within/Without: The Liturgical Voices of Women Religious in the Later Middle Ages,” for the Reichenau-Tagung des Konstanzer Arbeitskreises für mittelalterliche Geschichte. The following week, Fassler presented a keynote on the liturgical practices of the Augustinian canons of St. Victor in the twelfth century at “A Sacrifice of Praise:  Liturgy, Prayer, and Hymnody at the Center of Faith and Life,” the 42nd Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance StudiesConference

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