Akathist of the Theotokos, The Inexhaustible Cup

What is this? A prayer service offered once a month(typically, please check the calendar) on behalf of those who are affected by alcoholism and other addictions. Who can come to the service? The service is open to anyone who would like to come. All are welcome. The service is especially… Read more

Akathist to the Theotokos, the Inexhaustible Cup.

              Prayer Service for Those Who Struggle With Addiction, and for Their Friends and Family We are hoping to offer this service once a month on behalf of those who suffer from alcoholism and other addictions. We also encourage those who have friends or… Read more

Tone 3 Audio Files

Dear St. George Chanters and Musicians, Please note the three audio files I have attached for our Tone 3 lesson this Saturday. This tone is one that, like the 4th tone, has 11 different “prosomia” settings or different melodic thoughts. However, unlike tone 4 in which many of the prosomia… Read more

Tone 1 Audio Files

Here is the first of the tone one files I will be sending you this week. This is the file for the troparion for the tone which, as we discussed Saturday, is the first setting one should learn in each of the tones. Again, this preliminary cycle through the 8… Read more

Tone 2 Audio Files

Beloved in the Lord, Please note the two attached audio files from two of my audio recordings. As I have stated in the Saturday afternoon class, the purpose of this first 8-week run through the Byzantine tonal system is merely to expose your ears to the music of the Orthodox… Read more