Our songs


S. Katerína (St. Catherine) is a musical ensemble of people connected thanks to Katarínka. Members of s. Katerína with hundreds of other enthusiasts try to save the monastery and keep genius loci of this place. Young people from all parts of Slovakia come to Katarínka every year to contribute to the project by their voluntary work aimed at conserving this historical monument. They spend a two weeks' time without gizmos and gadgets of the modern civilization; they live as “monks” – members of St. Catherine’s order. S. Katerína members’ names result from the summer camps, where every participant is given a unique “religious” name. This is a very practical tradition as nobody is addressed by the same name, and so the community as the whole and its individual members get a sense of uniqueness and originality.

The purpose of recording s. Katerína album was to capture the mass that has been composed and played at Katarínka.

Participated on the recording:

  • Amálka (Andrea Hercegová) - song, tenor flute, double flute
  • Marsen (Martin Petery) - guitars, mandolin, Slovak shepherd’s fipple flute
  • Klaretia (Katarína Veselá) – soprano flute and alto flute
  • Mildred (Mária Buranová) - alto flute
  • Marimor (Michal Cenker) – acoustic guitar
  • Atys (Adam Hoz) - drum

Galícius (Zoltán Gálik), Lucia Bujnová, Juraj Žižák, Benignus (Peter Herceg) and friends (Jano, Filip, Marsen...), Abram (brass instruments), Perzil (acoustic guitar) a Michal Pacalaj (percussion) play with us occasionally. In 2007, Elorien (flutes) and Ravena (acoustic guitar) joined us and Atys (violoncello) and Zariel (shawm) too.

Current ensemble:

- rok 2011: Giacomo (mandolin, guitar), Juvilián (guitar), Kamia (guitar), Judith (drum, darbuka, percussions), Elorien (sopran, alto, sopranino flute), Ainé (violin, alto flute), Amálka (tenor, fipple, alto flute, voice).

It is possible to order the CD:

Via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , please include postal address, and subject should be: "CD order". 

Or mail address:

Šándorova 8
821 03 Bratislava

Or via phone numbers +421 2 43 29 43 73 and +421 905 411 994.

Of course, also at live performances.

CD costs 7 € (personally, at performances, at Katarínka), cash on delivery: 7 € plus postal fee 1,5 €.

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