The 22nd Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference is Announced

20 June 2012

With the blessings of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, and of His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal and Canada, the Synodal Liturgical Music Commission of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, and the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto, Ontario, announce the 22nd Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference, to be held in Toronto, Canada, from October 3-7, 2012. The theme of the Conference is “Twenty years later: Directions in Russian Church Music.”

The purpose of this conference is to bring together choir members and conductors to explore the wealth and beauty of Russian Orthodox church music. Participants will gain practical and theoretical knowledge and experience through lectures, workshops and rehearsals which culminate in festive pontifical services. Further, participants will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, get to know like-minded people and expand their liturgical repertoire.

All-night Vigil and the Divine Liturgy will be held at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral located at 23 Henry Street, Toronto, Ontario.

For more information see the conference website or contact George Skok, tel. 416-483-2441 or