If you would like to host a Concept Music workshop for your parish or pastoral area, email us at conceptmusic@conceptmusiconline.com Please note, there is no charge for Concept Music events but your donations help cover our expenses.

Recent workshops include:

Sing a New Song: This is a repertoire session looking at the “new” translation of the Mass, now six years old. This could be the time to expand your repertoire.

The Singing Community: What should you sing and how do you persuade your assembly to sing it? This workshop explores the role of parish musicians and how detailed planning can help build your parish repertoire.

Singing Psalms: The apostles sang psalms at the last supper – and we’ve been singing them ever since. This workshop considers music for the Liturgy of the Word and explores psalms for the Communion Procession.

Or perhaps you need a workshop tailored to your the specific needs of your community. We’re happy to help.

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Some of the music included in the workshops can be found in the Decani collection Glory to God: New Music for the Mass. Edited by Peter Jones and Alan Smith, the collection includes music in a variety of styles from, among others, Martin Barry, Nick Baty, Stephen Dean, Peter Jones, Mike Stanley and Christopher Walker.

Celebration Hymnal for Everyone: Mass Settings Supplement. Includes music by Nick Baty, Bernadette Farrell, Paul Inwood and Christopher Walker. Further details here.

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Nick Baty studied at Colchester School of Music and Liverpool University where he researched Music for the Assembly since 1967. Nick is music leader at Our Lady Immaculate, Everton, and teaches at The City of Liverpool College. To contact Nick directly, click here. For Nick’s settings of the new ICEL translation, go to Service Music.