On Saturday, May 21, 2011, David Drillock,  Professor of Liturgical Music, Emeritus, at St. Vladmir's Seminary, and an alumnus of our school ('63), will return to his alma mater to deliver the commencement address to the graduating class. Professor Drillock will also be granted the degree, “Doctor of Sacred Music” honoris causa. He will be the first recipient of this honorary doctorate now offered by our seminary.
Professor Drillock is also a graduate of Columbia University and holds a Master of Sacred Music degree from Union Theological Seminary. He is responsible for producing s everal liturgical music books used in O rthodox Christian parishes throughout North America and also is well known for the production of many CDS of liturgical music, featuring both male and mixed choirs.