Roman Missal Deacon Chants
Introduction to the Readings
Sign of Peace
Chanting the Gospel
Basic Musical Notation, or an elective from the list below
(seminars are self-guided and prerecorded, and can be purchased for $90 each)
Basic Musical Notation I - Rhythmic values (whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth, thirty-second, and various dotted notes), pitch identification (treble and bass clefs)
Basic Musical Notation II - Simple and compound time signatures, rhythmic patterns, sharps/flats/naturals
Chant Basics - Fundamentals of reading and singing Gregorian chant.
Gregorian Modes - Learn how to identify and utilize the church modes in Gregorian chant.
Church Documents Pertaining to Sacred Music - Explore the Church's official guidance on sacred music through texts including the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, Sing to the Lord, Tra le sollecitudini, and more.