ASBM LogoThe Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music is a national ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.  The mission of the school is to educate and develop competent cantors in the Psaltic Art.  The vision of the school is to staff analogia with trained and competent cantors, to enhance the worship experience in the local parish through the ecclesiastical music tradition of the Great Church of Christ, and to be a resource for the music ministry in the local parish. 

The Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music offers a virtual learning program that is accessible to students throughout the United States.  The school has also expanded its faculty with the addition of expert instructors who either hold a degree or certificate in Byzantine Music.  The curriculum follows the same model as traditional music conservatories in both Greece and the United States. 

To learn more, please visit our website: https://asbm.goarch.org

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The Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music is funded in part by the generous support of Leadership 100.

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    Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music: Summer Registration open now until April 25

    The Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music is delighted to announce the expansion of its program with the addition of Summer Term 2022. Registration is open now until April 25th. Classes for the Summer Term begin the week of May 6 and end the week of July 18. Read More

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    Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music (ASBM) Reopens

    The Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music (ASBM) announced today that school registration is now open. Classes are set to begin January 3, 2022. The ASBM, which has been temporarily closed due to the pandemic, is reopening under new leadership with new offerings. Read More

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    Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Appoints New Director of the Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music

    On Saturday, June 26, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America elevated Mr. Georgios Theodoridis, Master Chanter of Saint Sophia Cathedral in Washington, DC, to the rank of Archon Mousikodidaskalos (Music Instructor) of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in recognition of his efforts and contributions toward the teaching and promotion of Byzantine Music in Washington, DC, over the past decade. Together with this special honor, His Eminence appointed Archon Georgios Theodoridis as the new Director of the Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music, which he previously served in the capacity of music instructor. Read More

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    The Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir to Chant in Constantinople

    The Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir, the performance arm of the Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is preparing for their first-ever visit and performance in Constantinople on the occasion of the Great Feast of St. Andrew, the First-Called Apostle. Read More