Virtual Welcome Celebration

The Monastery will celebrate the installation of our new Commissary and Guardian. The program will include Mass live-streamed from the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land followed by a short virtual program from the Holy Land and Washington DC.

Music at the Monastery

Gabriel Galdo is a tenth grade homeschool student who attends weekly classes at the Classical Cottage School in Winchester, VA and his parish home school co-op at St. Francis de Sales in Purcellville, VA. Gabriel began taking piano lessons with his father at age 5 and later joined a few of his friends in the parish [...]

Music at the Monastery – Livestreaming Event

This is a VIRTUAL ONLY event to be livestreamed at:   https://myfranciscan.org/live/ Andrew Johnson, Organ Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - Virtual event only PROGRAM God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen arr. John Rutter (b. 1945) Three Carol Preludes David Gehrenbeck on ABERYSTWYTH: “Watchman, tell us of the night” (b. 1931) on CRANHAM: “In the bleak [...]

Music at the Monastery

THIS IS AN IN-PERSON AS WELL AS LIVESTREAMED EVENT. Apex Brass J.S. Bach/Transcribed Harry Herforth: My Spirit Be Joyful John Cheetham: Scherzo Axel Jørgensen: Quintet Moderato Intermezzo III. Andante Cantabile Allegro Short Interval Anthony Dilorenzo: Go Thomas Tallis/arr. Paul Von Hoff: If Ye Love Me William Byrd/Transcribed Scott Hartman Gadeamus Omnes Kevin McKee: Vuelta Del Fuego [...]

Music at the Monastery

David Houston, Organist, Associate for Music and Liturgy at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, College Park, Maryland Program: Intrata No. 2 (1941) - Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Petit Canon (1911) - Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122 (1896) - Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 5. Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele 6. O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr [...]

Music at the Monastery

Chuyoung Suter, Organist Choral Improvisation sur le “Victimae paschali” Charles Tournemire - (1870-1939) Arr. Maurice Duruflé - (1902-1986) Deuxième Fantaisie Jehan Alain - (1911-1940) Pièce Héroïque César Franck - (1822-1890) Prelude, Adagio et Choral Varie sur le “Veni creator”, Op. 4 M. Duruflé Chuyoung Suter, organist and pianist, is a musician known for her passionate, rhythmic, [...]