On Monday, October 3, 2022, Bishop Evmenios de Kerasounta paid a visit to the Byzantine Music School of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia in the Archdiocesan Northcote District of Victoria.
The Northcote branch of the school operates every Monday at the premises of St John’s Greek Orthodox College Preston.
Bishop Kerasunta’s visit took place on the occasion of the start of the fourth term of the School’s teaching program. Bishop Evmenios, representing Archbishop Makarios of Australia, visited the classrooms, met with teachers and students and conveyed to all the blessing of their Shepherd, Archbishop Makarios.
Recalling that the creation and operation of the School of Byzantine Music was one of the first initiatives of Bishop Makarios after his arrival in Australia in 2019, His Eminence stressed that the art of Byzantine music is very important for our Church and for Orthodox worship.
Bishop Evmenios did not fail to express His Eminence Bishop Makarios’ appreciation and gratitude to all the teachers who dedicate their precious time to the goals and needs of the School, while also thanking the students who took the decision to devote time and effort to knowing and serving the sacred art of Byzantine music.
It should be noted that the School of Byzantine Music of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia has branches in most Australian states, it is staffed with experienced and renowned teachers and at present its students exceed 100 at the moment. national scale.
Those interested in more information on how the school operates or enrollment ahead of the new academic year, starting in 2023, can contact by email: [email protected]