September 30, 2014

Webinar: Expert Advice on Liturgical Music Planning

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This free 60-min webinar featuring tips from OCP’s managing music editor and music planning expert, Angela Westhoff-Johnson, will cover:

  • Effective planning techniques, coordination and execution of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish
  • Choosing repertoire by thinking seasonally
  • Liturgical themes and topics that reoccur throughout the year
  • Selecting service music
  • How to create music traditions
  • Building a music library that encourages participation from your community
  • Researching and developing a repertoire that is Lectionary-driven
  • Encouraging the music proficiency of volunteers and music staff

And many more practical suggestions you need to know in choosing your repertoire for the liturgical year!

Angela Westhoff-Johnson
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Angela Westhoff-Johnson

In addition to her role as managing music editor at OCP, Angela Westhoff-Johnson has been the director of music at St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland for more than 21 years. There she conducts the cathedral choir, cathedral contemporary ensemble and the cathedral children's choir, all of which provide music for weekly Sunday Eucharist as well as archdiocesan liturgies. She is also an active performer, conductor and workshop presenter.