As the last council drew to a close in 1964, the American Society of St. Caecilia (1874) and the St. Gregory Society (1913) amalagmated to form the Church Music Association of
America. The group’s purpose is the advancement of musica sacra in keeping with the norms established by competent ecclesiastical authority. The Society’s quartely journal SACRED MUSIC is the oldest continuously published music
journal of any kind in the country. Educational efforts such as the thirteenth Liturgical Music Colloquium at The Catholic University of America (Tuesday 24 to Sunday 29 June 2003) are aimed at assisting church musicians to maintain the highest artistic standards and to preserve the treasury of sacred music, especially Gregorian chant, whilst encouraging composers to write artistically fine music, above all for more active participation of the people.

TO SUBSCRIBE to the journal SACRED MUSIC, contact editor:

Dr. Kurt Poterack
Christendom College
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
Ph. (540) 636-2900 ext. 274

TO LEARN MORE about the annual Liturgical Music Colloquia, contact the President of the CMAA:

Rev. Robert Skeris
722 Dillingham Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081-6028
Ph. (920) 452-8584

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