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The Department of Sacred Music of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America guides chanters, choirs and congregations to musical excellence in worship for the glory of God. Would you like to invest in our ministry? Donate to our Department through our safe and secure online portal.

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Latest News from the Dept. of Sacred Music:

Register Now! 2018 Winter Sacred Music Institute Is February 1-4 in Houston

 

 

 

 

 

The Department of Sacred Music is thrilled to announce the 2018 Winter Sacred Music Institute, being held from February 1-4, 2018, and hosted once again by the ever generous and gracious St. George Orthodox Christian Church in Houston, TX.

Come spend a musical weekend learning, sharing, singing, praying, and of course, eating! A variety of courses will be available to suit your needs, whether it be choral instruction, Byzantine chant, music theory, vocal technique, structure of services, theology, and of course, singing, singing, singing! Sign up today.

Message From the Department of Sacred Music for Choir and Chanter Appreciation Sunday

On this second Sunday in December, the Antiochian Archdiocese recognizes the contributions of all of our church singers and their vital role in communicating the teachings of the Church through melody and maintaining the beauty and dignity of our divine services.

It is through the work of hundreds of musicians across the Archdiocese that our experience in holy worship finds its voice.

Today the Department of Sacred Music joins with His Eminence and the clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese to say "thank you" for all the time and love that so many are giving.

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