Consulting Services


Your coaching and insight on the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil made a significant impact on our performance.... The pre-concert talk was just fabulous!

— Andrew Clark
Harvard University


• Scholar-in-residence

• In-person choral and diction coaching

• Program notes and pre-concert lectures

• Custom editions

Consulting Fees:

$100.00 per hour (one hour minimum.)

Additional time is billed in 1/4 hour increments.

Contact us to negotiate a project cost for your special program.

Musica Russica can act as your consultant on matters of programming, repertoire selection, choral performance practice, and diction coaching. Whether you need help with performing editions or making sure your choir delivers the words with conviction, we are here to help you solve your thorniest problems. On-site or over-the-phone consulting services are available with native-Russian speakers, who are also vocalists and choral conductors.

Musica Russica's Satisfied Customers Include:

  • Conductors and performers who want to do more than just scratch the surface of Russian choral music.
  • Teachers and students of choral literature who want a reliable source of information on practices and techniques of performing Russian choral music
  • Directors of church choirs who seek to broaden and enhance the sacred repertoire performed in their services
  • Scholars and researchers of Russian culture, Russian Orthodox music and liturgical practices

Listing of Previous Clients

Add your name to the list of distinguished choral conductors and performing organizations that have made use of our publications and consulting services.

Frank Albinder - Chanticleer
Brady Allred - Salt Lake Choral Artists and University of Utah Singers
Charles Bruffy - Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Bach Choir
Philip Brunelle - VocalEssence
Andrew Clark - Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum
Richard Coffey - CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists)
Susan Dedell - Brattleboro Concert Choir (Vermont)
Grant Gershon - Los Angeles Master Chorale
Alan Harler - Temple University Choirs
Paul Hillier - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Theatre of Voices
Joseph Jennings - Chanticleer
Craig Hella Johnson - Conspirare
Nikolai Kachanov - Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
Dennis Keene - Voices of Ascension, NYC
J. Reilly Lewis - Cathedral Choral Society of Washington, DC
Diane Loomer - Chor Leoni (Vancouver, BC)
Elizabeth Patterson - Gloriae Dei Cantores
Paul Salamunovich - Los Angeles Master Chorale
Elena Sharkova - Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Tim Sharp - Tulsa Oratorio Chorus
Richard Sparks - Pro Coro Canada
Kent Tritle - Musica Sacra, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC
Dale Warland - Dale Warland Singers


Recordings Made from Musica Russica's Editions

Critically acclaimed recordings made using Musica Russica’s editions:

Gretchaninoff, Passion Week - Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Bach Choir, Charles Bruffy, cond. (Chandos)

Ikon II - Holst Singers, Stephen Layton, cond. (hamonia mundi)

Millennium: Russian Choral Music - The Cathedral Choral Society of Washington, DC, J. Reilly Lewis, cond. (Centaur)
An Orthodox Christmas (A New Joy) - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, cond. (Harmonia mundi)
The Powers of Heaven - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, cond. (harmonia mundi)
Rachmaninoff, All-Night Vigil (Vespers) - Dale Warland Singers, Dale Warland, cond. (Gothic)
The Sacred Song of Russia - Gloriae Dei Cantores, Elizabeth Patterson, cond. (Paraclete Press)