Academic Activity in Canada

Gregorian Choirs in Canada

Chant Resources on the Internet

Academic Activity in Canada

Cantus Database: Inventories of Chant Sources (University of Waterloo ON)

Institute of Medieval Music (Lions Bay, BC)

The Sarum Rite (McMaster University ON)

Notaquadrata (University of Toronto, ON)

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto, ON)

Gregorian Choirs in Canada (including monasteries)

Ianua Coeli Schola Cantorum (Aldergrove, BC) (M and W)
Dir. Angela Gabriel-Morrissey
Saints Joachim and Ann Catholic Church
2827, 273rd Street, Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 2T7

St. Benedict Tridentine Catholic Community (Windsor, Ontario)

Cantualis (Kitchener/Waterloo, ON) (M), Dir.: Mr David Hall

Hamilton Schola Cantorum (Hamilton, ON) (M and W)
Dir. Dr William Renwick
Services, concerts, and special events
Gregorian Tridentine Mass First and Third Sundays at St. Anne’s Church, Sherman and Barton at 2:30 p.m.
Sarum Chants with BCP Service at St. Mary’s Independent Anglican Church, 1107 Main Street West every Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Rehearsals Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3455 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington (near Walker’s Line) Ontario

Ritual Choir of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Toronto, ON) (M),
Dir. Mr Robert Castle
Mass every Sunday at 11 AM
The Church of St Mary Magdalene, 477 Manning Avenue, Toronto, Ont. M6G 2V8
Tel.: 416-531-7955

Schola Magdalena (Toronto, ON) (W)
Dir.: Prof Stephanie Martin

St. Patrick’s Gregorian Choir (Toronto, ON) (M and W)
Dir. Surinder S. Mundra
Mass every Saturday at 5:00 pm, at St.Patrick’s Church
141 McCaul Street, Toronto ON

Kingston Schola Cantorum (ON) (M and W)
Dir. Emilie Bruno
Extraordinary Latin Rite Mass on the first Sunday of each month at 3:00 pm in St. James’ Chapel
Rehearsals each Friday at 5:30 pm at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral (Kingston)
Information:, or 613-545-075

Chorus Ecclesiae (Ottawa, ON) (M and W),
Dir. Mr Lawrence Harris
Gregorian Chant on special occasions
224 Patterson, Ottawa, Ont., K1S 1Y6
Tel.: 613-567-7729

Abbaye Sainte-Marie des Deux-Montagnes (QC) (W) (Congrégation de Solesmes)
Office and Mass in Gregorian every day
2803 Chemin d’Oka, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, QC, Canada, J0N 1P0
Tél: 450 473 7278
Fax: 450 473 9833

Chœur grégorien de Laval (QC) (M)
Dir. André Beaudoin
Sings Mass once a month (except during Summer), Saturday at 4PM or 5 PM
Saint-Elzéar Church, 16, boul. Saint-Elzéar Est Laval (QC)
Rehearsal once a month on Thurday at 6:45 p.m.

Choeur Gregoria de Montréal (QC) (M and W)
Dir. Mr Antoine Ouellette
Mass Sunday at 10 AM six times during the year between September and June
Rehearsal every second Sunday from 3 PM to 5 PM
Saint-Arsène Church, Rue Bélanger, angle Christophe-Colomb, Montréal, QC
Information: Teresa Pasquale-Dufour 514-525-2462

Communauté Latine St Paul (Montreal, QC)
Tridentine Mass every Sunday at 8:30 AM
St Irénée Church (corner Atwater and Delisle, Montreal)
3044, Delisle, Montreal, QC
Tel: 514 766 9814

Schola Saint-Grégoire (Montreal, QC) (M), Dir.: Mr Jean-Pierre Noiseux
Gregorian Chant and other Western Chant repertoires (Ambrosian, Beneventan, Old Roman, Old Spanish, Baroque Plainchant)
4601 rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC, Canada, H2V 4J5
email :

Ensemble Scholastica (Montreal, QC) (W),
Dir. Rebecca Bain
Gregorian Chant and medieval polyphony

Ensemble Virga (Montreal, QC) (W), Dir.: Alain Vadeboncoeur
Gregorian Chant (concerts and liturgy)
Rehearsals each Wednesday from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Information: Alain Vadeboncoeur 819-242-3000,
or Jocelyne Bélanger (in Montreal) 514-526-6894

Abbaye St-Benoît-du-Lac (QC) (M) (Congrégation de Solesmes)
Choir Master : Dom Richard Gagné, o.s.b.
Office (Lauds and Vespers) and Mass in Gregorian everyday
St-Benoît-du-Lac, QC, Canada, J0B 2M0
Tel. : 819 843 4080
email :

Chœur grégorien de Sherbrooke (QC) (M), Dir: Mr Yvan Cloutier
Sings Mass in Gregorian last Saturday of each month from September to June, at 4 PM, at Immaculée-Conception Church (1085 Boul. Alexandre, Sherbrooke, QC)
495 rue Fortin, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, J1E 2Z1

Saint-Zephirin-of-Stadacona Choir (Québec, QC) (M and W)
All chants from the “Forma extraordinaria” Mass every Sunday at 10am
Saint-Zephirin-of-Stadacona Church, 1450 avenue François-1er, Québec, QC
Information: Chorale de Saint-Zéphirin-de-Stadacona
1425, rue de Meulles, Québec, QC, G1L 4J8

Una Voce (Le Chœur grégorien de Saguenay, QC) (M and W)
Dir. Mr Raymond Laforge; Asst. Dir. Mr Guy Lemire
Sings Mass in Gregorian every first Saturday of each month
Sacré-Coeur Church, 244, rue Bossé, Chicoutimi, QC

Chorale grégorienne de la Péninsule Acadienne (N.B.) (M)
Dir. Mr Armand Lavoie
Sings Gregorian on special occasions
494 rue Saulnier ouest, Tracadie-Sheila, NB, Canada, E1X 1E3
Tel. : 506 395 2139
Fax : 506 395 2139

Holy Heart Schola Cantorum (Halifax, NS) (M)
Dir. Mr Robert Bruce
Rehearsal every Sunday evening at 6:30 pm

Chant Resources on the Internet

Gregorian Chant Home Page (USA)
Grégorien en paroisse (France)
“Musicologie médiévale” Network
David Hiley’s Western Plainchant: A Handbook (PDF)
Digital Resources for Musicology (DRM)

Chant books dealers
Abbaye St-Pierre de Solesmes (France)
Paraclete Press (USA)

Online editions (square notation)
 Books and Scores at Musica Sacra
Introit and Communion verses (PDF)
Edition with neumes
Sarum Chant edition (Latin and English)

Latin Bible
Vulgate (S. Jerome)
Clementine Vulgate

Latin-English Dictionary
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Words: Latin-English Dictionary Program (William Whittaker)

Manuscripts facsimile
Bibliothèque municipale de Laon, Manuscript 239
Swiss libraries
Bibliothèque de médecine de l’université de Montpellier (France)
Salzinnes Antiphonal (Halifax, NS)

Cantus Database: Inventories of Chant Sources
Cantus Planus Study Group (Mass and Office repertoire and bibliography)
 Global Chant Database
 Medieval Music Database (La Trobe University, USA)
Antiphonale synopticum
Comparatio Des chants liturgiques médiévaux

Important sites
Académie de chant grégorien à Bruxelles
Atelier de paléographie de Solesmes (France)
Schola Gregoriana Mediolanensis: Canto Ambrosiano (Italy)
CANTUS analysis
Cantus Liturgici Thesaurus
Catalogue des manuscrits notés du moyen âge conservés dans les bibliothèques publiques de France
Catholic Calendar
Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Online – Saints and Angels
Centre de musique médiévale de Paris
 Cérémoniaire – Les rites liturgique (France)
 Chœur grégorien de Paris (France)
Coral Gregoriano de Belo Horizonte (Brasil)
Department of Early Music (Budapest)
Dom Mocquereau Collection (Catholic University of America)
Early Music News
Ensemble Discantus (France)
Graduel de Bellelay (France)
Gregoire (free square notation software)
Gregorian Association (UK)
Gregorian Chant (Brazil)
Gregorian Chant Microfilms (University of Chicago)
Gregoriana (Poland)
Gregorio Chant Typesetting Program
Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (IRHT) (France)
Institutions liturgiques – Dom Prosper Guéranger (France)
International Association for Study of Gregorian Chant
International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
International Gregorian Festival of Watou (Belgium)
Internetquellen zu Handschiften (Germany)
Luca Ricossa (Switzerland)
Motu Proprio of Pope Pius X, 1903
Musicalia Mediaevalia (MusMed)
Münchener Digitalisierungszentrum (MDZ)(Germany)
New Liturgical Movement
Pontifical Intitute of Sacred Music (Rome)
Renaissance Liturgical Imprints (RELICS)
Schola Antiqua (Spain)
Schola Cantorum de Montevideo (Uruguay)
Schola Saint Maur (France)
Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
 Una Voce (France):
Vox Clamantis: (vocal ensemble)