Four noted Church musicians to be honored September 27

Source: OCA
Natalya Mihailova | 23 September 2014
For the first time, the Order of Saint Romanos will be presented to four noted Orthodox Christian musicians at a special celebration at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here on Saturday, September 27, 2014, marking the 700th Anniversary of the birth of Saint Sergius of Radonezh, patron of the Chancery chapel.
Four noted Church musicians to be honored September 27

Hosting the celebration are His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, and the members of the Chancery staff.  The day will open with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the walled garden [weather permitting] at 10:00 a.m.  A combined choir of students from Saint Vladimir’s and Saint Tikhon’s Seminaries will sing the responses.  A reception will follow.

Slated to receive the award are Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Archpriest Igor Soroka, Prof. Dr. David Drillock, and Walter Shymansky.

Area clergy and faithful are warmly invited to attend the celebration.  Please RSVP by contacting Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary, at , or Barry Migyanko at

Established by the Holy Synod of Bishops at their spring 2014 session, the award is presented to influential arrangers, composers, teachers and conductors in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the field of liturgical music in the Orthodox Church in America.

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