Scheduled for release at the end of November, ‘Alma Mater: Music from the Vatican’ features the singing of Benedict XVI.
A workshop on planning the music for the Confirmation Liturgy will take place on Nov 12th in Mt St Anne’s Retreat Centre. Booking essential.
Rexband – an Indian contemporary Christian band – will be performing in Dublin, Cork and Castlebar in August. Includes video.
In this podcast we hear from Philip Carty who left a glitzy Hollywood music career to focus on spiritual music. The world premiere of his latest work “The Rosary” takes place in NCH on 10th August
On May 23rd, Bishop Moriarty presented certificates to those who have completed a very successful Church Organ course including over 30 people from our diocese.
Focolare in Ireland have recently put together a CD entitled “In Every Moment.” In this podcast we hear from Susan Gately one of the authors of the CD about the inspiration behind the music.
Michael Joncas is a priest and composer, best known for his popular song, “On Eagle’s Wings.” Here he talks to Piaras Jackson about how he gets his inspiration for his compositions and the way in which music is an integral part of his ministry.
Listen to a musical arrangement of the ‘Hail Mary’ by David Burke from Georgia (USA) which is freely available for download along with the sheet music.
Congratulations to “The Priests” whose debut album has rocketed to the No.1 spot in Ireland. Watch a video of them performing and listen to sample from their album.
As we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King, Church Music historian Monsignor Philip Whitmore discusses a number of pieces dedicated to the feast.
Fr Liam Lawton returns again to the National Concert Hall on 28 October 2008 to perform some of his best loved songs and new material accompanied by the Irish Session Orchestra.
Choosing Music for liturgy can be difficult, especially for funerals. In this podcast Fr Michael Joncas, the well known composer, talks about creating suitable for the occasion.