Wed, Aug 12 | Enders Island

Ave Maria!

A Three-Day Immersion into Gregorian Chants honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary for Music Professionals and Recreational Musicians | Taught by John Brodeur
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Ave Maria!

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2020, 4:30 PM – Aug 15, 2020, 1:00 PM
Enders Island, Enders Island, Stonington, CT 06355, USA


Taught by John Brodeur

This unique program is a three-day immersion for professional and recreational singers into a selection of Gregorian chants honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is specifically designed to be a slower-paced workshop, conducive to a more retreat-like dynamic. Students will be introduced to the four Marian antiphons, hymns to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Vespers Magnifi cat, the "Stabat Mater" sequence, the ordinary "Missa cum jubilo" chants, and the propers for the Solemnity of the Assumption. Students will have a very special opportunity to sing for the 9 am Mass on the fi nal day of the workshop in observance of the patronal feast day of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Assumption.

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Morning Mass and the Wednesday Vespers liturgy are open to the public.


Meals: The express workshop includes six meals: dinner on Monday; three meals on Tuesday and breakfast and lunch on Wednesday. Breakfasts include a hot, plated breakfast along with a continental array of breads, homemade jams, homemade granola, assorted cereal with milk, Greek and vanilla yogurts and seasonal fruit. Served lunches typically include a cup of home-made soup, an artisan half sandwich, and a seasonal side salad. Our formal, linen dinners start with a tossed salad, an all-american entree (chef's choice), and a paired dessert. Coffee, water, and tea are available at every meal and throughout the workshop.

Housing: Rooming options are subject to availability. We do our very best to ensure that all of our resident students room on Enders Island. In rare circumstances, it may be necessary for you to room off-island at a local hotel. In such cases, Enders Island will let you know well ahead of time, and we will provide transportation to and from your classes. Click here to view photos of our accommodations. For more reservation details, contact us at: (860) 536-0565

Workshop Materials: Each participant will receive a Parish Book of Chant as part of their registration. Additional resources suggested by the instructor are available at a discounted rate when registering. All additional materials are optional. Participants will be provided with handouts if they decline to purchase these materials. All materials used in this workshop will be pre-ordered and made available to students in the classroom by the instructor. All other equipment and art supplies are property of the Enders Island Sacred Art Institute.

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All deposits are non-refundable. Please read and understand our full Cancellation Policy prior to your purchase. Thank you!

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Mystic, CT 06355

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(Closed Noon to 12:45 pm)

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