September 19-20, 2014, Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall
This program is subject to change. For the latest information please contact Daniel Stein at email@example.com
Session 1- Friday, September 19, 10 a.m.
Modernism and Postmodernism in Latin America: derivative or prescient? The case of the sacred music of Mario Lavista.
A dedicated session sponsored by the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Welcoming Remarks. Peter Holland, Associate Dean of the College
Introductory Remarks for the Conference and for the Session: Framing A Conversation about Sacred Music. Carmen-Helena Téllez, University of Notre Dame
Historic Sources of Parallel Streams: Bernardino de Sahagún’s Psalmodia Christiana and Catholic Formation Among the Mexica in Sixteenth-Century New Spain. Lorenzo Candelaria, University of Texas-El Paso
Mirrors of a Superior Order: Mario Lavista’s Religious Music. Ana Alonso-Minutti, University of New Mexico.
A Conversation on Sacred Music and the Goals of the Contemporary Artist-Composer in the Postmodern Era. Mario Lavista, Colegio Nacional de Mexico, with Carmen-Helena Téllez
Session 2 – Friday, September 19, 2 p.m.
Learning from the People: Sacred Music and Spiritual Formation
•The Alleluia Project: A Program for Liturgical Participation Goes On Line, Margot Fassler, Director, Sacred Music at Notre Dame
•Luther and the Chorale: The Birth of a New Participatory Liturgical Repertoire, Mary Frandsen, University of Notre Dame
•Liturgical and Artistic Issues of the Large Church Music Program: The Case of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart Andrew McShane, Music Director, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame
•The Presbyterian Hymnal Project, David Eicher, St. Mary’s College
Reyes Hall: Works on Sacred Texts by Mario Lavista, Robert Kyr, and Tomás Luis de Victoria, performed by Notre Dame Vocale and guests Kosmologia and the Larchmere Quartet.
Session 3 – Saturday, September 20, 10 a.m.
Creative Sacred Music
This session is part of the “Creative Sacred Music” series at the Sacred Music Program, sponsored by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Letters, Henkels Lecture Series
•Reform, Revision and Restoration: Music for the Latin Rite, Kevin Allen, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Chicago
•Communicating the Spiritual Message Through Musical Drama: Sacred Music by Jorge Muñiz, Jorge Muñiz, Indiana University-South Bend
• The Music on Sacred Topics by Robert Kyr, Robert Kyr, University of Oregon and Oregon Bach Festival
Session 4 – Saturday, September 20, 2 p.m.
Music and the Liturgical Service
• In this corner, the heavyweight champions: Gregorian Chant and Palestrina; and their lightweight opponents: Haugen, Haas and Joncas … Pastoral Reality or Conservatory Construct? Edward Foley, Capuchin, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
•Respondents: Wishart Bell, Marvin Curtis , Carrie Bowie, Hillary Doerries, Susan May, Paul Walker
• “Diverse Traditions in Catholic Music – a Banquet to Which All Are Called.”, Steve Warner, Director of the Folk Choir, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame
Readings of works by young composers and proposed examples by the lecturers. Private meetings in composition.
Anonymous 4 in their farewell tour, 7:30 pm in Leighton Hall