Friday, February 07, 2020

CMAA Colloquium 2020 - Tampa, Florida, June 22–27

Join us in Tampa, Florida, June 22–27, 2020 for the 30th Annual Sacred Music Colloquium.

Although there is now an abundance of various music conferences, workshops, symposia, and gatherings from which to choose, the CMAA Colloquium will be the event you don’t want to miss! As we travel to sunny Florida for the first time, prepare for a wonderful week.

Register by March 31st for early registration rates!*

  • Extensive training in Gregorian chant under a world-class faculty, with choices of a chant class for beginners, a refresher course for men and women, a course on chant improvisation, chant conducting, and schola chant courses for advanced men or women
  • Breakout sessions during the week on a variety of topics, from directing, organist breakouts, chant conducting, semiology, children’s programs, new music, vocal pedagogy, and others
  • Plenary lectures on topics of interest to all who love sacred music; this year's speakers are Fr. Richard Cipolla, Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ, and Dr. William Mahrt
  • Choral experience with one of four choirs singing sacred music of the masters such as Jernberg, Purcell, Lemme, Guerrero, Isaac, Lassus, LaRue, Gabrieli, Jacquet, Willaert, Rubbra, Dering, and Josquin. You’ll learn with our gifted faculty, with choices of a beginning polyphony choir for those new to polyphony, and three choirs for more experienced singers
  • Daily liturgies with careful attention to musical settings in English, Spanish, and Latin. All liturgies will take place in the beautiful acoustic of the Chapel of the Holy Cross, designed by Duncan Stroik
  • A beautiful Eucharistic procession following Friday vespers
  • A gala welcome reception and dinner at the Doubletree Hotel Ballroom
  • The always-popular CMAA "Follies"
  • Individual training in vocal production and technique
  • Training for Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians in the sung Mass (not restricted to clergy and seminarians)
  • Printed Music Book, including chant and polyphony repertory for liturgies, as part of registration
  • Your own copy of The Parish Book of Chant, 2nd edition
  • Book sales from the CMAA warehouse. We offer discounts on our books to all attendees and an extra 10% discount to CMAA members
* Full payment is due by March 31st to receive the Early Registration Rate.

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