US composer offers liturgical music workshop

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MANILA, Oct. 3, 2016 – Attention, musical composer wannabes!

Liturgical composer, author, and recording artist David Haas will be in Manila to conduct a liturgical music workshop and to share his music though a concert on Saturday, Oct. 29, 5:00 p.m. at the Mariano Singson Hall of the Ateneo de Manila Grade School. The workshop will be from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Joining him as special guests at the concert are the Ateneo Chamber Singers, Bukas Palad Music Ministry, Hangad, and Fr. Manoling Francisco, SJ.

Highly regarded as one of the best liturgical composers in the English-speaking world, David Haas has composed and produced over 50 collections and recordings of original liturgical music with GIA Publications. Many of his songs, hymns, and psalm settings such as “Blest Are They,” “You Are Mine,” “We Are Called,” “We Have Been Told,” “Now We Remain,” “Song of the Body of Christ,” “The Lord Is My Light,” “Deep Within,” “Send Us Your Spirit,” and “The Name of God” have become an integral part of the liturgical prayer of believers everywhere. He has also authored more than 30 books in the areas of liturgy, liturgical music, youth ministry, catechesis, prayer, and spirituality and has served as a consultant to several catechetical and educational publishers.

Workshop tickets are at Php 500 each. A Php 100 discount will be given to those who also get a concert ticket. Concert tickets are at Php 300, Php 500, and Php 1000.

For ticket reservations and inquiries, interested parties may call Tanging Yaman Foundation c/o Maricel at 0947-565-9544 or Jesuit Music Ministry c/o Rey at (02) 4265971 local 114. (Dit Sablan /CBCPNews)

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