NPM Wichita

National Association of Pastoral Musicians: Wichita Chapter

All are welcome to join our Board Meetings - see a list of dates and locations in the latest Noteworthy newsletter.

January 26, 2019

Musician's Workshop - St. James - Augusta, KS

Workshop - FREE for NPM Wichita Members  (only $20 for a membership!) 

Catered Lunch (optional) - $10

RSVP and payment options are below.

Schedule of Events:

8:00 AM - Optional Daily Mass

8:15 - Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast

9:00 - Welcoming, Opening Prayer

9:15 - Main Presentation 1

Vocalists: Cantor Session - Melissa Seiler

Brush up on your skills whether you are a novice or an experienced cantor! 

Keyboard: Organ Session - Carole Pracht

Learn the basics of organ registration, ideas for service playing and reharmonizing. 

10:40 - Breakouts

1) The Aging Voice - Dee Burke

We can't turn back the clock, but learn some tricks to help keep your voice in shape!

2) Reading Music - Kitty Michot

Enjoy music, but haven't studied music? Learn some basics of interpreting those notes and symbols!

3) Piano Accompanying - Christopher Dean

Practical tips to turn those notes on the page into something the assembly can follow.

11:35 - Lunch - Catered option $10 - Taco Bar

12:20 - Main Presentation 2

Sacred Music - Fr. John Hay

1:45 - Breakouts

4) The Aging Voice - Dee Burke

5) Reading Music - Kitty Michot

6) All About Meinrad Chant - Jim Jones

Their simplicity, limited range, adaptability, and authentic modality are useful in helping cantors chant Psalm verses as a part of any larger proclamation. Learn how to use these tones to proclaim any Psalm with an existing antiphon or any metered refrain.

2:45 - Closing Prayer

3:00 - Dismissal

Last-minute registrations are due by Wednesday, January 23

RSVP, then, pay online below.


Workshop Registration

Save the Date!

The 2019 NPM Convention will be held in Raleigh, NC July 16-19.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Musician’s Workshop - Featuring a highly regarded inspirational/catechetical speaker, singer, composer and recording artist...

Stay tuned for the big announcement!