Honoring one of the co-founders of the Association of Anglican Musicians, the Raymond Glover Grant for Episcopal Liturgical Music is a professional development grant of $3,500 to be given annually to an AAM member for the purpose of further developing their skills in the area of music and its integral connection to the liturgies envisioned by the Book of Common Prayer and other liturgical materials authorized by The Episcopal Church. Areas of study might include, but are not limited to:
- Working with an AAM member who is well-versed in Episcopal liturgical style on worship planning, service playing, or developing stronger congregational singing.
- Training in composition of new service music and hymnody for use in the liturgies of the Church. [Note: This grant may not be used to commission new music.]
- A project, perhaps as part of a sabbatical, that contributes to academic understanding of liturgy and music in the Anglican tradition.
- Attending a conference or workshop focused on liturgical practice and development.
- Applications must be submitted by October 15, 2023.
- Grantee will be notified by November 15, 2023.
- The grant recipient will receive $3,500 in January 2024.
- Applicants must be members in good standing of the Association of Anglican Musicians.
- The grantee must agree to submit a written report before the end of 2024 detailing how the grant was utilized.
Please email Grants Committee Chair, Mark Howe, with any questions regarding your application or eligibility.