Musicians Convocation and Blessing of Musicians
and the ACMP Annual Meeting and Student Awards
May 13, 2014
Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul
Msgr. Arthur E. Rodgers, our Cathedral Rector, who was presiding.
Fr. Gerald Dennis Gill, the head of our Office for Divine Worship,
who gave a beautiful homily
The 10 Bright Young Stars of Liturgical Music
who received the ACMP Student Awards, their families,
their Parish Music Directors and ACMP Officiers Ralph Purri and Pat Gallo-Terrenzio.
The Former Members of the Collegiate and Cathedral Choir,
who came to celebrate and sing with us
The members of the Archdiocesan Choir,
the Cathedral Choir
and Archdiocesan Girls Choir
who sang the Choral Prelude and gave musical leadership to the Evening Prayer
To Charlene Angelini for your amazing cantoring.
Special thanks to Micheal Zubert for writing our Choral Antiphons for Evening Prayer.
Thanks to all who helped with our Archdiocesan Sacred Music History Project,
especially Sr. Mary Daniel and Jean Madden.
While this is very much a work in progress,
their unbelieveable efforts made this dream a reality
and in the 150th Anniversary Year for the Cathedral Basilica
we now have a complete linage of Music Directors from 1864!