Fri, Mar 13 | Villa Maria College

Convocation 2020

Registration is Closed
Convocation 2020

Time & Location

Mar 13, 2020, 3:45 PM – Mar 14, 2020, 8:15 AM
Villa Maria College, 240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo, NY 14225, USA

About the Event

All are invited to join us for our bi-annual CMG Convocation! We are excited to welcome JJ Wright from the University of Notre Dame as our keynote speaker, workshop leader, and performer for Friday's concert.  

Whether you are a singer, music director, organist, instrumentalist, choir member, or music student, this weekend will have something for you! You are welcome to attend for various parts of Convocation. Cost for a CMG Member or Student with ID is $40 for both days, non-members are $55. Registration will take place in the Music Building. 

The schedule for Convocation is as follows:   

Friday, March 13th

3 - 3:45 PM: Registration/Coffee Hour 

3:45 - 5 PM: Keynote by J.J. Wright—Composition, Inspiration & Liturgical Ministry

5 - 7 PM: Dinner on own 

7:30 PM: J.J. Wright Trio Concert: Vespers for the Transfiguration*

*Free Will Offering, reception to follow concert

Saturday, March 14th

8:30 AM: Registration/Coffee Hour

9:00 AM - 12:15 PM: Workshops

9 AM - 10:15 AM: Breakout Session I: 

JJ Wright—Working with Ensembles

or Fr. Jim Monaco—Welcome, Worship, Witness; Sowing the Seeds of Faith through Liturgy 

10:30 - 11:45 PM: Breakout Session II: JJ Wright—Improvisation

or Frank Scinta—Choral Festival Sing-Through

Registration is Closed