Schola Premieres New Music From Across the Pond

January 18, 2022

Viderunt Omnes
This Christmas, the Schola Cantorum of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish premiered a new commissioned work by German composer Christoph Dalitz. This is their third collaboration with contemporary European composers. See the full article for more information about these exciting partnerships, as well as a sample recording!

Film Website Launched

October 4, 2021

grandpaandshorty.com
White Ball Productions has unveiled grandpaandshorty.com, the official website for their new short film, “Grandpa and Shorty”! See the article for some sneak peeks of behind-the-scenes photos of the production…

BVCS Composition Lecture: Music is a Story

February 19, 2021

BVCS_lecture
John was a guest speaker for the Beaver Valley Choral Society WinterSing! Local Legends choral seminar. With a synergic audience ranging from teenagers to grandparents, John shared his compositional and artistic philosophy, focusing on his ultimate motivation of meaningful storytelling. Read more in the full article…

The Catholic Brothers: Upon Review

October 26, 2020

Catholic Bros
John is partnering with The Catholic Brothers YouTube channel to discuss film and music, considering both new and classic entries for their merit, and for their messages that shape our culture–for better or worse. See the channel’s first entry of “Upon Review” inside!

Streaming the Ancient Holy Week

April 9, 2020

1570 Holy Week
Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish is streaming sung High Masses throughout Holy Week on their Facebook page, using the centuries-old liturgies of the 1570 Missal. Please see the full article for the schedule!

Faith Blooms in Adversity

March 28, 2020

Cactus Bloom
As the cactus flower blooms in the harshest of conditions, we’ve been given a chance to shine in the face of adversity. Keeping these three priorities will help us navigate the interpersonal battlefield of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Casting Call for “Grandpa and Shorty”

December 6, 2019

White Ball Productions is now casting the four lead roles in their new short film, “Grandpa and Shorty.” Video auditions and crew résumés are welcome!