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St. Joseph’s Seminary and College (Dunwoodie) in Yonkers, New York, is happy to announce its extensive summer program for graduate-level study in sacred and early music. Courses can be taken for credit or for audit, and are designed to stand alone or complement coursework being taken for another degree program.

Classes during the Summer 2021 session are available online, and a 50% tuition discount is available to musicians who submit a letter of support from their pastor. With affordable tuition rates and convenient course structures, St. Joseph’s Seminary and College offers a rich learning experience for parish and school musicians who want to immerse themselves in the sacred music and liturgy of the Catholic Church.

Summer 2021 Courses
Principles of Sacred Music
Introduction to Liturgy
Parish Sacred Music Program Management
Sacred Music History Seminar & Practicum: The Liturgical Movement & Sacred Music Renewal 1800–1950
Principles of Chant
Advanced Seminar in Gregorian Chant
Medieval & Renaissance Music Notation Practicum
Teaching Gregorian Chant to Children

Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka (St. Joseph’s Seminary and College)
Dr. William Mahrt (Stanford)
Dr. Charles Weaver (Juilliard)

The summer session starts on June 1, 2021, though some classes start at a later date. Please see the website or brochure for more details.

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