The Liturgical Music Institute, a 5-day retreat and educational session for pastoral musicians, is now a part of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM).

About the Liturgical Music Institute

The Liturgical Music Institute (LMI) is a program created by Director Christopher Ferraro and Assistant Director Susan Hugelmeyer. The program, now in its eighth year, takes place at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, New York, approximately 40 miles east of New York City. The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, situated on 215 acres close to the Long Island Sound, provides a unique and tranquil setting for the Institute.  Liturgies are held in the historic monastic chapel with its three manual E.M. Skinner organ. 

Liturgical Music Institute: What To Expect

The Liturgical Music Institute provides nationally acclaimed speakers offer insightful and inspiring spiritual conferences and keynote addresses. Workshops and panel discussions for clergy, musicians and liturgists occur throughout the Symposium. In-person attendees have multiple opportunities for communal prayer including daily Mass, Morning and Evening Prayer and Taizé Prayer Around the Cross.

Details: Liturgical Music Institute

When? July 24-29, 2022

Where? Seminary of the Immaculate Conception 
440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 11743

Registration ends July 17, 2022


Registration Information

Registration Fees
(Includes Tuition and Meals)

Non NPM member: $625
Basic NPM Member: $575
Standard NPM Member: $517 
Premium NPM Member: $488

*Standard NPM members receive a 10% discount on all NPM programming, and Premium NPM members receive a 15% discount on all NPM programming.
For more information about each levels of membership and how to upgrade, visit

Lodging/Room Accommodations 

On-site rooms at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception are available at a rate of $100 per night.

Registration for the Liturgical Music Institute ends July 17.
Register today to secure your spot!

Concert with Janèt Sullivan Whitaker Open to Public

OCP Composer Janèt Sullivan Whitaker will present a concert of her music for the church. Featured will be her familiar songs that range from “In Every Age” and “Here At This Table” to “As Christ Is For Us”, and much more.

All are welcome to come, bring friends and family, and join in the song!

Location and Pricing

Location: Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
440 W Neck Road – Huntington, New York 11743

Ticket Pricing (Now-July 20)
Youth (up to 18): $10
Adult (18-65): $15
Senior (65+): $10

July 21-July 27
Youth (up to 18): $15
Adult (18-65): $20
Senior (65+): $15