St Patrick's College,
Department of Music


Keynote Addresses:

  • Prof. Harry White, University College Dublin (Prof. Harry White): 'The Enchantment of Authority: Heinrich Bewerunge and the Cultural Discourse of Music in Ireland'.
  • Prof. Bennett Zon, Durham University (Prof. Bennett Zon): 'Science, Theology and the Simplicity of Chant: Victorian Musicology at War'.

A plainchant seminar will be presented by Dr Frank Lawrence, University College Dublin (Dr Frank Lawrence).

In addition to paper sessions, keynote speakers and a panel session, conference activities include:

♦  concert of organ, chant and choral music, introduced by Rev. Ronan Drury, Pontifical University, Maynooth;

♦  exhibition in the beautiful Russell Library;

♦  audio session featuring archive broadcasts from St Patrick's College, Maynooth.

The conference programme is available here.

The concert programme is available here.