The Rudder is a 24/7 Internet Radio station providing Orthodox sacred music to reach people throughout the world and in all walks of life, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, clergy and laity, with the beautiful and transforming music of Orthodox worship. The Rudder is powered by the Orthodox Christian Network, an agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America.


The Rudder is programmed by Dr. Vladimir Morosan , the host of  Icons in Sound, who has worked in Orthodox liturgical music for over 35 years, as a scholar, as a choral conductor, as a teacher, and as a publisher. The Rudder offers a unique opportunity to reach people throughout the world and in all walks of life, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, clergy and laity, with the beautiful and transforming music of Orthodox worship.

The Rudder’s Mission

  • The Rudder provides a serene listening experience of profound spiritual beauty, offering the finest recordings of Orthodox liturgical music around the clock, drawn from the world-wide heritage of Orthodox liturgical chant and sacred choral music.
  •  The Rudder marks the feasts and seasons of the Orthodox liturgical year by means of musical programming.
  • The Rudder seeks to acquaint listeners with Orthodox music in a variety of styles, national origins, and languages, including traditional liturgical chant of Byzantine and Slavic traditions, Orthodox choral music from Russia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia, and Greece, as well as compositions and arrangements by American Orthodox composers.

It’s easy to stay connected with OCN and keep up with your favorite OCN radio programming, even if you’re hitting the road.  Did you know that There are many apps out there that you can use to listen to OCN’s Radio Programming by creating a customized podcast and newsfeed on your mobile device.  There are many RSS (Really Simply Syndication) apps that you can use to follow your favorite sites and programs.    From crowd favorites like Feedly to Chrome extensions like Feeder, you can stay plugged in to the OCN.  

Here are a few examples of Apps to you keep you connected to the OCN:

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*Winamp, iTunes
*Windows Media Player
*Real Player


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