National Pastoral Musicians  Conference 2017

Evening Soirée

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Thursday, July 13, 2017; 9:30-11:00pm

Continental Ballroom
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel
5 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Click here to register for the reception.


All Notre Dame and Sacred Music at Notre Dame Alumni

Prospective and Current Students for Sacred Music at Notre Dame and the University of Notre Dame

Curious NPM Conference Participants


J.J. Wright, New Director of the Notre Dame Folk Choir

Students and faculty from Sacred Music at Notre Dame

Directors of the Notre Dame Children's Choir


Appetizers and Wine/Beer (open bar with registration)

Notre Dame Children's Choir Performance

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Covenant-First Presbyterian Church
717 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cincinnati, OH


Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 28, 2018

Fri Oct 5, 2018

NDCC Hymn Festival for Healing 


Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church  7195 Cleveland Road, South Bend

The Notre Dame Children's Choir participates in the annual Hymn Festival for Healing and Hope at Christ the King Lutheran Church. This event is free and open to the public. Join us for an evening of community singing and prayer.

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Sat Oct 6, 2018

NDCC Farmer’s Market Concert


Location: South Bend Farmer’s Market 1105 Northside Blvd, South Bend

Join the Notre Dame Children's Choir for their annual performance at the South Bend Farmer's Market.
This is an outdoor event that is free and open to the public.

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Sun Oct 7, 2018

SMND Conducting Recital: Brandon Hollihan


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Reyes Organ & Choral Hall, Notre Dame

This second DMA conducting recital will focus on settings of texts inspired by Scripture, including Brahms' Geistliches Lied, Schoenberg's Friede auf Erden, and Britten's cantata, Rejoice in the Lamb. …

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Fri Oct 26, 2018

Sat Oct 27, 2018

Sun Nov 11, 2018

SMND Conducting Recital: Howard Eckdahl


Location: TBD

First year DMA student, Howard Eckdahl, will conduct the Concordia Choir and Ritornello Ensemble in his first degree recital, The Life and Lamentations of David. Follow the arc of David's biblical narrative through a cappella settings of psalms from the renaissance, baroque verse anthem, and 20th-century concert pieces. Readings will complement the music and tell the story of David: his lowly origins, his rise, reign, sin, and grief. Featuring Purcell's Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes mei and Whitacre's When David Heard.

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Wed Nov 14, 2018

Colloquium Speaker: Jeremy Begbie


Location: 136 O'Neill Hall, LaBar Performance Hall

Theologian Jeremy Begbie, of Cambridge University and Duke Divinity School, will give the inaugural Calvin M. Bower Lecture. His topic is: “Circling around the Triduum: James MacMillan’s Musico-Theological Vision.” Professor Begbie is a systematician who works on aesthetics, and especially at the intersection of music and religious thought and experience. This lecture will examine the ways that the music of a leading Roman Catholic composer transforms the liturgy in one of the holiest seasons of the Christian year.…

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Thu Dec 6, 2018

SMND Conducting Recital: Emorja Roberson


Location: 120 O’Neill Hall - LaBar Recital Hall

Sacred Music at Notre Dame student Emorja Roberson will conduct the SMND Repertory Choir and Ritornello Ensemble. His performance will highlight the classic melodies of Bach's BWV 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, and the 20th century repertoire of the African American composers, Andre Thomas and Stacy V. Gibbs. …

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Fri Dec 7, 2018