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Fewer take up pipe organ, but its place as ‘voice of church’ secure
Mar 14 2015
From the softest pianissimo to the most dramatic swells of sound, the pipe organ’s range and capacity to lift the voice accord it “pride of place."

Beyond the Bell: NDP’s ‘Ukuladies’ strum a happy tune
Jan 22 2015
The tiny ukulele is having a mighty impact amid the spirit of the 780 students enrolled at Notre Dame Preparatory School.

Beyond the Bell: With school-wide support, annual musicals take John Carroll’s spotlight
Dec 03 2014
“Everyone needs to pay attention to detail!” Kimberly Brueggemann commanded the 50 John Carroll actors.

‘Without God, you can do nothing,’ says Scottish singer Susan Boyle
Oct 25 2014
If you think singing in front of Simon Cowell would be terrifying - well, you’re not far wrong.

Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren
Oct 20 2014
One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Beyond the Bell: Seton Keough’s A Cappella Choir
Oct 08 2014
For members of the elite singing group, the practice represented the key to their success.

Archdiocese celebrates 225th anniversary with contemporary Christian concert
Sep 22 2014
Some 1,000 Catholics gathered Sept. 21 for a concert by two-time Grammy-nominated Catholic musician Matt Maher.

Catholic musician Matt Maher recalls Rio, says God won’t leave us
Aug 28 2014
As a singer, songwriter and worship leader, Matt Maher marvels that the heart of the Incarnation is Jesus engaging with people.

Lift every voice: St. Bernardine’s Gospel Choir praises God
Aug 09 2014
Using music to move people in worship of God has been the focus of the St. Bernardine Gospel Choir.

The singing Ursuline sister: “I have a gift to give"
Mar 24 2014
Pope Francis’ call for the church to “get out onto the streets” inspired 25-year-old Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia.