New Masses Published
In addition to the Ave Maria debuted
at our Spring concert, Matthew S. Still
has composed two Mass settings using
the new translation of the Roman
Missal. Mass of Exultation and Mass in
Honor of Saint Dominic will be
published this year by Liturgical
Press, Collegeville Minnesota.
Matthew, age 30, is a native of
Mobile, AL. He is a graduate of the
University of South Alabama with a
Bachelor of Music degree with
concentration in Piano Performance,
and studied under Dr. Jerry Alan Bush
and Mr. Kevin Davis. He currently
works as Director of Music for St. Mary
|Congratulations to our own Matthew Still!!
|Photo by Jennifer Lucassen Boykin
|“Make a joyful noise unto God, all the earth;
sing the glory of his name;
give to him glorious praise.”
Catholic Church as well as Assistant Director of Music for St. Dominic Catholic Church in
Mobile. Matthew has performed with such community ensembles as Musica Sacra
Chamber Choir, Mobile Opera Chorus, and has been a member of Gloria Dei Chorale
since 2005. He currently serves on the Gloria Dei Chorale board.
Visit www.theromanmissal.org in the coming months for more information.
|New Board Member
Gloria Dei Chorale welcomes its newest Board member,
the Rev. Thomas Heard. Fr. Heard is the Rector of
St. John's Episcopal Church, Mobile,
and he and his wife, Cheryl, are also singers with the Chorale.
Welcome to you both!
Matthew Still, long-time Gloria Dei Chorale member and also current
Board member, will be leaving us the end of December. He has accepted the
position of Director of Music at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in
Hoboken, New Jersey. He will be greatly missed, but we wish him all the best
and God's blessing as he begins this new chapter of his life.