The EFGOCM has served the parishes in the Metropolis of New Jersey for over 45 years as a resource to our church musicians.
EFGOCM supports our choirs through workshops and conferences and provides resources to enrich and enhance our musicians.
EFGOCM supports our chanters through workshops and resources to preserve our beautiful byzantine tradition.
EFGOCM supports our clergy to improve upon vocal health as well as enhancing their parish's music ministry program.
EFGOCM supports our youth by helping to establish youth choirs and hymnology programs, and to encourage participation in the parish life.
Navigate around and you will find the latest information on upcoming workshops, concerts, our annual conference, scholarship information, archived photos, awards, and resources; and read the latest (or archived) version of The First Mode (our newsletter).
Let us know if there are initiatives or directions you would like to see us begin, continue or just improve upon.
We look forward to your continued participation in our Church Music Ministry!
Paul P. Mavromihalis, President
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Participants at the 2022 EFGOCM Conference at Annunciation Cathedral in Norfolk, VA. Click Photo to enlarge.
NEW!!! CLICK HERE to view archived videos of our two Virtual Church Music Institutes: Singing with and For Spiritual Vitality and Coming Back Strong in Voice and Spirit
Discovering the Inner Life of a Musical Phrase
National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Archbishop of America and Patriarchal Vicar of the Metropolis of New Jersey has assigned His Grace Bishop Apostolos the Liturgical and Pastoral responsibilities of the Metropolis of New Jersey. February 3, 2021