Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Posted in Events on August 20, 2011
Choir Camp

The children of the Institute's American apostolates, filled with fond memories of last year's choir camp, returned to Kentucky last week with great enthusiasm and met up with old friends from around the country. The results of their dedication were evident within the first days of their arrival. Guided by their chaplain and a team of accomplished faculty and counselors, the young musicians quickly settled into a rigorous schedule of three hours of class and two hours of rehearsal per day. Classes included vocal technique with Nick Botkins, music composition with composer Kevin Allen, Latin with Joseph Reidy, and Gregorian chant with Canon Aaron Huberfeld. Canon Huberfeld's presence this year as camp chaplain made possible the celebration of daily Mass and the opportunity for confession. The camp closed with a High Mass at which the children sang the pieces which they had been learning throughout the week.

The Ursuline sisters who hosted the camp at their retreat center followed the progress of the camp very closely and were deeply touched by the performance which the children offered them halfway through the week. "What beautiful Latin!" exclaimed one. They all expressed their earnest hope that our children would remain committed to the study of sacred music, and that they would see them all again next summer. You can be sure that they will!

The Institute of Christ the King wises to express its thanks to the camp's faculty and counselors, as well as to the generous donors who helped to defray the cost of the camp. You have made a valuable investment in our children's future and in the future of the Church. The study of sacred music is essential to that solemn celebration of the liturgy which is so earnestly desired by the Holy Father and carried out in the apostolates of the Institute of Christ the King. Thank you for your generous support.

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Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp
Second Annual Sacred Music Camp