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Choral Music


  • For Peace


For Peace 1st page

Kateryna Henness is an American composer of the Ukrainian origin. Kateryna is 

the graduate of the National Academy of Music of Ukraine (PhD) where she was 

fortunate to study composition and orchestration under guideline of the one of the most distinguished composers of the Ukraine, Prof. Levko Kolodub. 

Currently Kateryna collaborates with the different music ensembles and 

performers round the globe: Lira (Ukraine), Jurij Konrad (Ukraine),

Pornic Septet (France), Salava Kazykin (France), Olena Nechay (Austria), 

Rita Mitsel (USA) etc. 

Composer’s Notes For Peace is based on the prayer by John Paul II.

"Today, in the turmoil of religious and cultural skirmishes, I feel that peace should be the primary aspect of every conscious person. Being an orthodox, I wrote this 

piece that combined some traditions of modern orthodox music with some early 

catholic chants. The stylistics of the choir gently reflects some very influential 

streams of sacred music of the neighboring Ukrainian area. 

Some listeners might hear a bit of Igor Stravinsky, some would catch the echo of 

Arvo Part’s creations. My intention was to write this prayer in a more traditional  aspect, rather than trying to  be radically inventive. 

The main goal of this choir is to spread the message of peace that would 

be easily perceive by everyone."

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