St. Patrick’s College Maynooth and NUI Maynooth Music Department are jointly hosting a conference on Heinrich Bewerunge (1862 – 1923) who was a leading figure in the Irish Cecilian Movement.

This conference, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Bewerunge’s birth in 1862,  will focus on related topics such as: the role and place of music in the liturgy; education and employment of musicians; the interpretation and viability of chant; reform of liturgical practices; and church music legislation.

More details of the conference, which takes place 6-7 December are available on the conference website.