St. Mark Passion

February 17, 2018

Schola Cantorum Franciscana
John had the distinct honor of singing with the Schola Cantorum Franciscana, from Franciscan University of Steubenville, for their performance of Charles Wood’s St. Mark Passion. Please click here for some samples of the performance!

Una Voce Dicentes

September 20, 2017

Una Voce Dicentes
John was an editor on a project to print a compendium of Gregorian chant instruction and music, which will serve as a “textbook” for the Youth and Adult choirs of St. John XXIII Parish. Selections include an introduction to chant notation, a full Kyriale with all 16 Mass settings, and a solid foundation of chant repertoire from the entire liturgical year.

Chant Camp 2017

August 25, 2017

Pueri 2017
A wonderfully energetic group of nearly 30 children and young adults participated in the very first “Chant Camp” at St. John XXIII Parish this month! Campers were introduced to the fundamentals of Gregorian chant, with lessons and activities teaching chant notation, Latin pronunciation, vocal technique, solfege, and modality. To top it off, the campers were invited to perform their newly-learned chants at Sunday’s High Mass on August 20th!

St. Vincent Camerata Concert: 4/22 and 4/23

April 18, 2017

St. Vincent Camerata
John will be singing with the St. Vincent Camerata this weekend for a concert featuring the works of Vierne, Faure, and Palestrina. The concert will begin at 7pm Saturday, April 22, in the Saint Vincent Basilica (in Latrobe), and will be repeated at 4:30pm Sunday, April 23, at St. Bernard Church (in Mount Lebanon). Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 at the door. Please call 724-805-2579 for tickets and more information.