Music of the Mass

October 4 – November 8, 2012
10:30 AM – 12 Noon
(Note: There will be no class on November 1, All Saints Day)

Cathedral Concerts Exploring Sacred Music Seminars are designed to be informative and fun for the music lover to the trained musician.

This year’s Sacred Music Seminar focuses on the music of the Mass, how it changed and developed through different periods of musical history. Fr. Jason Schumer and Dr. Horst Buchholz are the presenters.

Classes are held on the lower level of the Cathedral in the St. Cecilia Chapel.
Lunch with the presenters follows each class.

Registration for all 5 weeks, including lunches following each class, is $150.

Individual classes are $35 per session. (Call 314-533-7662 to register for individual sessions.)

Class Outline

Thursday, October 4
History of the Mass in Christian Worship – Fr. Jason Schumer, presenter

Thursday, October 11
From Chant to Renaissance Polyphony (The “Golden Age” of Church Music) – Dr. Horst Buchholz, presenter

Thursday, October 18
The Mass during the Baroque and Classical period (From Venice to Vienna) – Dr. Horst Buchholz, presenter

Thursday, October 25
The Mass during the 19th century (Concert masses and liturgical reform) – Dr. Horst Buchholz, presenter

Thursday, November 8
The Mass during the 20th century (From art to utility music) – Dr. Horst Buchholz, presenter


Call to Register – 314-533-7662