The Florida Schola Cantorum

dedicated to chant and the polyphonic treasures of the Church

The Florida Schola Cantorum

We began in the spring of 2008.  We sing chant and music from the polyphonic treasury of the Church.  We are centered in Gainesville, FL.  We promote Gregorian chant and the traditional polyphonic repertoire of the Catholic Church.  We do so:

Our ongoing activities include singing regularly at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala, FL.


Current repertoire includes

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About the Director

Edward Schaefer has over 40 years of experience in choral music and chant.  He is an ordained deacon in the Church and currently serves as associate dean of the College of the Arts at the University of Florida.

Curriculum vitae

Selected Repertoire