“The Gregorian Institute of Canada (GIC) undertakes research and education to promote the study and performance of Gregorian and other western chant repertoires in Canada.
- works with local churches of various denominations, with musicians and cantors, and with historians interested in medieval society.
- provides workshops, performances, and special study days encompassing the whole range of the Gregorian and other Western chant repertoire to develop the knowledge and teach the skills necessary to perform and critically appreciate monastic and secular chant in the western cultural tradition.
- organizes and runs ‘field-trips’ to parishes and monastic communities with living traditions of chant performance.
- supports and publishes research into the performance of various chant traditions, with a particular emphasis on current performance.
The Gregorian Institute of Canada is a not-for-profit corporation, licensed and authorized to provide official tax receipts for donations in support of its mission. Founded in 2004, GIC is a non-denominational association. GIC is affiliated with The School of the Arts, McMaster University.”
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