The Catholic University of America

Stephen Gorbos, assistant professor, music, and Sara Pecknold, doctoral candidate, music, were quoted in a June 4 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.

Arvo Part enthralls audiences as music blends ancient, modern

From: Catholic News Agency/EWTN News 
Date: June 4, 2014
Author: Adelaide Mena

A delicate veil of voices floats on the air at the Kennedy Center, filling the packed concert hall with the captivating music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.

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According to Stephen Gorbos, a professor of music composition at Catholic University of America, this enthusiasm is demonstrative of the composer's broad appeal.

"This music is the music of our time," Gorbos said to CNA May 27, adding that it  "communicates to a very broad audience."

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