Founded in 2008, Hamilton ScholaCantorum (HSC) is a non-denominational
choir of men and women dedicated to the study of Gregorian Chant
and to its performance in concert and in liturgy. HSC is sponsored
by the Gregorian Institute of Canada
under the direction of William Oates and William Renwick.
Hamilton ScholaCantorum is pleased to sing at services, weddings and
concerts in the Southern Ontario region. Contact
us for information and bookings.
Hamilton ScholaCantorum sings Gregorian Tridentine
Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 146 Park Street North,
Hamilton at on the first and third Sundays of the month.
Members of Hamilton ScholaCantorum sing Sarum
Chant at the Church ofSaint Mary the Virgin (Independent
Anglican) each Sunday at ,
meeting at GraceLutheranChurch,1107 Main Street West, HamiltonOntario
Friday, April 6,
2012. : Tenebrae in English, HolyRosaryChurch,287 Plains Road East, Burlington.
Music of the Sarum Rite with
fauxbourdons by William Renwick and Responsories by
Wednesday-Sunday, Mary 9-13, members of Hamilton ScholaCantorum will be singing
selections from the Sarum, Beneventan,
and Dominican liturgies for the Feast of the Ascension at the 47th Medieval
Congress in Kalamazoo MI.
Thursday, May 17,
2012. Sarum Mass
for the Feast of the Ascension.GraceLutheranChurch, 1107 Main Street WestHamilton.
We use the LiberUsualis for our Tridentine-mass
chant TheLiberUsualis is available free on-line here: LiberUsualis. (The LiberUsualis is available for purchase at St. Bonaventure Press. We use
the Asperges or Vidiaquam, p.11. and the tones for the
Gloria Patri at the Introit, pages 14-16. We
sing the Ordinary as appointed for the season or Feast, together with Credo I
(pages 64-66) or Credo III (pages 66-68). We sing the propers
according to the Sunday or Feast.
We use specially prepared music for our Sarum
chant at St. Mary the VirginChurch.This music is part of the ongoing critical
and performing edition, the Sarum Rite.
For special performances we use a variety of musical sources
and from time to time incorporate polyphony into our music.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 7:30 p.m.: Music for the
Feast of Thomas Becket, Grace Lutheran Church, 1107 Main Street West, 7:30
2, 2010: All Souls Requiem,St. Patrick’s Church,
Hamilton. Including the motet, Ecce quomodomoritur Justus by
Choral Evensong, St. George’s Church, 651 Mud Street, East, Hamilton (Stoney Creek) ON
Corner of Sixth Line Road. Including Magnificat
by Healey Willan, and the motet, I will lay me
down in peace, also by Willan.
August 8, 2010,
Dedication, Choral Evensong, and Solemn Benediction, Pro-Cathedral of St.
George the Martyr, Niagara Falls, NY.Including Stanford Magnificat and NuncDimittis in G, and Mozart LaudateDominum.
Friday, June 25, 2010, Choral
Evensong, St. Paul’s Church, Dunnville. As part of the
2010 Cranmer Conference.