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Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Committee on Liturgy and Music

Church Musicians’ Retreat 2017
Friday & Saturday ■ September 8 - 9
Claggett Center ■ Buckeystown, Maryland
5:30 p.m. Registration begins, The Christiane Inn
You are encouraged to arrive early if you want to enjoy the Claggett campus or help set up.

6:15 Dinner in Sugarloaf Hall

7:15 Keynote Address: The Right Reverend Chilton Knudsen
Transcending Time and Space: Music in Liturgy

9:00 Eucharist, St. Andrew’s Chapel
10:00 The BACHanalia, Monocacy Hall

Program in St. Andrew’s Chapel; meals in Sugarloaf Hall.
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 Benjamin Straley: Playing in the Spirit: Improvisation for Parish Organists
10:30 Browse the Musical Source display for new music
11:00 Stephen Holmes: Training Young Voices
12:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Anthem Reading: From the Committee Archives
Now in its 16th year, the Church Musicians’ Retreat at Claggett Center provides area musicians the opportunity to make music together, exchange ideas, and to celebrate the ministry that is ours to the Church. Claggett Center is situated above the Monocacy River in Frederick County, Maryland, an idyllic setting for fun and inspiration as we embark on a new season of sacred music making.

All registrations and payments must be done on line this year at or

o Single room & three meals $170
o Double room & three meals $140
o Commuter & three meals $110
o Saturday only, with lunch $85

Registrations should be received by August 22 to guarantee a music packet for the anthem reading session.

The Rodgers Organ for the retreat is provided courtesy of RA Daffer Church Organs

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