Saturday, 23 August 2014

Wedding at the Rotunda

by Silvana Sultana

Icon-of-the-Conception-of-the-Theotokos-Joachim-AnnaThe Xewkija Parish Church bells rang joyfully to announce the Wedding of a young couple – Samantha Cefai and Clifford Debattista.

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Discovering hidden voices

by Stefan Attard

flyer dicovering new voicesSchola Cantorum Jubilate is taking a new initiative in order to provide a good choral education together with a good basis in theory and vocal technique. A course for beginners is in the pipeline and those interested do not necessarily need to have a musical background. Marouska Attard, director of Schola Cantorum Jubilate will conduct these sessions in Gozo.

Friday, 22 August 2014

Wedding of a former SCJ member

by Silvana Sultana

Wedding-of-Mary-and-Joseph-by-GiottoRodianne Xerri, former member of Schola Cantorum Jubilate got married to Christian Xerri at the Basilica of Xagħra. The new couple requested the choir to animate their Nuptial Mass.

Mass, officiated by Mgr. George Farrugia, started at 5.30pm with the bride reaching the alter where her groom expected her excitedly. She was welcomed by Schubert’s ‘Ave Maria’ which was interpreted by Soprano Georgina Gauci.

The choir was under the direction of Mro. Mark Gauci and accompanied by John Anthony Fsadni on the organ, Jacob Portelli on the violin and Noemi Attard as flutist. They performed various classical and sacred pieces amongst which: ‘Allelulia’ (Taize’), ‘Panis Angelicus’ (Franck), ‘Sanctus’ and ‘Agnus Dei’ (Oltrasi), ‘Make me a channel of your peace’ (Temple) and finally ‘Exaltabo te’. At the very end of the ceremony, the organist played Mendelsshon’s ‘Wedding March’.

Schola Cantorum Jubilate extends its sincere greetings to the new couple.


Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Giving a look to the past on the Anniversary

by Silvana Sultana

Yes, happy anniversary for fourteen years together.

scj 14th anniversary

In fact the official launching of Schola Cantorum Jubilate happened on Sunday 20th August 2000 at the Basilica of Maria Bambina in Xagħra, Gozo.

Saturday, 09 August 2014

Wedding at the Gozo Cathedral

by Stefan Attard

The Gozo Cathedral bells rang joyfully as Maria Zammit and Mario Reno Cauchi joined in matrimony.

Mass started at 5.30pm and was officiated by Fr. Joseph Bajada, cousin of the groom. The bride was welcomed in church on Schubert’s notes of the ‘Ave Maria’ interepreted by Marouska Attard.

The choir, accompanied by Jean Noel Attard on the organ, performed: ‘Allelulia’ (Taize’), ‘Panis Angelicus’ (Franck), ‘Santus’ and ‘Agnus Dei’ (Oltrasi), ‘Make me a Channel of your peace’ (Temple) and finally ‘Exaltabo Te’ (Taize’).

Congratulations to the new couple.

Apart from singing…

Friday, 08 August 2014 - by Silvana Sultana - Read more

SCJ hosts University of London Chamber Choir

Thursday, 26 June 2014 - by Stefan Attard - Read more

Bells announcing another wedding in Xagħra

Sunday, 22 June 2014 - by Silvana Sultana - Read more

Wedding at Kerċem

Saturday, 07 June 2014 - by Silvana Sultana - Read more