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Episode 22   December 2, 2017     Patrick Flahive, noted Children’s Choir Director, Director of Music, Sacred Heart Church, Covina, Past President of The American Federaltion of Pueri Cantores, and the Conductor and Founder of Pueri Cantores San Gabriel Valley.


Hear from one of the country’s finest Children’s Choir Directors and Music Educators about the importance of children singing and learning music. Patrick Flahive is one of the most experienced musicians teaching children in the United States. As an educator and church musician, he knows first-hand that great adult choirs and singing congregations of adults flourish in parishes where there are children’s choirs. Enjoy exploring Patrick’s own musical story which led him to be the National President of the American Federation of Pueri Cantores, the official Roman Catholic international organization for Children’s Choirs. Hear about his 19 years as president and the many festivals and tours which he took with his own choir, Pueri Cantores of San Gabriel Valley. Patrick works with us here at Christ Cathedral and will be directing our Preparatory Choir for the Diocesan Children’s Choir of Orange, he’s the Children’s Chorus Master for the annual Cathedral Opera Production mounted by LA Opera at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, and works with numerous choirs in his parish in Covina.


Pueri Cantores San Gabriel Valley:

Their Christmas Concert is Sunday, December 17 at Sacred Heart Church in Covina. 7:30 PM

The next One Act Opera at the LA Cathedral, “Jonah and the Whale” will be March 16-17, 2018


MUSIC: Welcome Yole (Ceremony of Carols) Benjamin Britten   PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor

MUSIS: Deo Gracias (Ceremony of Carols) Benjamin Britten   PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor

MUSIC: Deck The Halls English Carol PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor

MUSIC: This Little Babe (Ceremony of Carols) Benjamin Britten   PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor

MUSIC: Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree Elizabeth Poston PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor

MUSIC: Jingles Bells   James Lord Pierpont PCSGV Choir, Patrick Flahive, Conductor