Byzantine Church Music

Church music comprises a great part of the services of the Orthodox Church. This course provides an introduction to the practical study of the Byzantine musical tradition. The main focus is learning how to sing the eight tones and other hymns within the Divine Liturgy in both the Slavonic and Greek Typikon. Applicants will be called to an interview to asses their musical ear.

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Quick Facts

Length: 1 year
Study Pace: Part-time (25%)
Teaching Hours: Evenings
Type of Instruction: On-campus
Language of Instruction: Swedish and English
Location: Södertälje
Level: Preparatory
Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

In addition to the requirements stated in the course description, all students need to be at least 18 year old, be officially registered in Sweden and have a sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction.