THE SUMMER INSTITUTE OF CHURCH MUSIC PRESENTS

LIFELINES FOR THE STORMS

LIFELINES FOR THE STORMS

July 3-7, 2022

New! We have updated our program schedule

July 3-7, 2022

A transformative and exciting professional development conference for church musicians, worship leaders, clergy and choristers.

New! We’ve updated our program. Read more about what’s changed here.

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A Lifeline Amidst Stormy Weather

On May 20, the Board of Directors faced some difficult decisions, and voted to modify its previously announced in-person programs in Whitby and Edmonton. Faced with the usual venue and rising hospitality costs, news of ever rising gas and travel prices, and ongoing COVID19 realities; the Board voted to offer a revised online program in 2022, as well as the popular (onsite/in-person and online) evening chorister programs in Whitby and Edmonton. A revised program and schedule has been posted.

Read More About 2022 Program Changes

Fostering Church Music Leadership

The Summer Institute of Church Music hosts its professional development program and session the first week of July annually.

The SICM 2022 program

Bursary Fund

The SICM Bursary Fund was created to support participants who demonstrate financial need, aspire to develop their skills and passion for church musicianship, and align with SICM’s mission.

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50 years of experience in church music

For more than 50 years, the Summer Institute of Church Music has offered a unique professional development, study, and retreat program for church musicians, worship leaders and choristers

Our History

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Registration Packages

Online Program

via Zoom

$300

  • Theme presentations and masterclasses
  • Organ and choral
  • Osborne Organ Scholarship Celebration Concert

  • Gala concert

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Evening Chorister Program

Onsite East and West

$100

  • Four rehearsals

  • A dress rehearsal and gala concert
  • Music scores
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Our Sponsors

HELD EVERY TWO YEARS

Osbourne Organ Competition

Osborne Organ Competition

The Osborne Organ Competition is held every two years in support of advanced study in organ or church music by young Canadian organists.

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