Singings

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All-Day Singings

STATE COLLEGE DOUBLE ALL-DAY SINGING – SUNDAY, JULY 27

July 26 (Sacred Harp) & 27 (Shenandoah Harmony); http://www.statecollegesacredharp.com/

CHARLOTTESVILLE ALL-DAY SINGING – SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church, 10-3:30 with potluck dinner on the ground, 717 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903; singing from The Sacred Harp and The Shenandoah Harmony

for home hospitality, Diane Ober, 434 296 9124, mdwo@comcast dot net, or John Alexander, 434 296 9124, john at virginia dot edu

WASHINGTON, DC – ALL-DAY SINGING from The Shenandoah Harmony – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

Church of St. Monica & St. James, 222 8th St NE Washington DC map (near Capitol Hill area); DC shape note facebook page or jdelre [at] visuallink.com

BETHLEHEM PA - ALL-DAY SINGING from The Shenandoah Harmony – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6

contact Dan Hunter, hunterhillfarm901 [at] gmail dot com

Regular Singings 

Except where indicated, all singings use both The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition and The Shenandoah Harmony.  “Mixed book” singings combine three or more books.  

Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - CAPITOL HILL

1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7 to 9 pm; Capitol Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St. SE; enter by side door; Mary Helen 202 714 2486 or DC shape note facebook page; or  jdelre [at] visuallink.com

NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA  (1 1/4 hours west of Washington, D.C.)

Saturday, August 2 – no singing

Saturday, September 6, 4 to 8 pm; Shepherds Ford, 19 Shepherds Ford Lane, Bluemont Va. 20135 map; new venue for us right on Shenandoah River 4 miles south of Rt 7 on Rt 606 (slight left at 3.9 miles to stay on Rt 606; park in grassy area); potluck at 6 pm. (no kitchen use, bring prepared food)

Saturday, November 1, 4 to 8 pm; Library at Blandy Farm/State Arboretum; Boyce VA map ; potluck at 6 pm. (no kitchen use, bring prepared food)

RICHMOND, VA

1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Location varies. contact leyland.delre [at] gmail.com. Website

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 

4th Saturdays, 4 – 7:30 pm and 2nd Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 pm  at the Friends Meeting House at 1104 Forest St; contact John Alexander, jaa9n[at]virginia.edu

BALTIMORE, MD

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7-9 pm; contact Nora, norarose at gmail dot com or 443 845 9050

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OLD CITY 

2nd Tuesdays from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Neighborhood House of Christ Church located at 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. This is near 2nd and Market. Contact Becky Wright at becky.c.wright [ at] gmail.com. Web page

HAVERTOWN, PA (near Philadelphia)

Mixed book.  2nd Fridays,  7:30-9:30 pm at St. James United Church of Christ, 135 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA 19083. Contact: Marian McKenzie at 610 896-1565 or mmckenzie [at] friendshaverford.org

STATE COLLEGE, PA 

2nd and 4th Mondays,  7:00-8:30 pm; University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma St., State College, PA 16801. For more information, please contact Hal Kunkel at 814-360-2162 or hal.kunkel [at] gmail.com. Visit the Central Pennsylvania Sacred Harp web page

BROOKLYN, NY

Mixed book.  Second Sundays, 2-5pm: You are also welcome to bring copies of other four-shape songs — a dozen is usually enough. St. Paul’s Carroll Gardens, Carroll & Clinton Sts.

New England

NEW HAVEN, CT

Mixed book.  First Saturday of the Month, 2-4 pm. Stoeckel Hall is located at 469 College St, New Haven (corner of College and Wall St). Contact: Angharad Davis at the YNHABS Google group.

BOSTON, MA – BEACON HILL

Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, Beacon Hill Friends House.  Contact Myles Dakan at gmail dot com.

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Mixed book.  Fifth Thursdays.  For info, contact Laura Timmerman, laurat at crocker dot com or 413 773 8325

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Shenandoah Harmony.  Third Saturdays. For info, contact Cheri Hardy, quasie.girlscout at gmail dot com or 479 595 1667.

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – AMHERST

Mixed book.  First Sundays, the Octagon on the Amherst College Campus 2:00-4:30 p.m., bring a snack to share, more info: Linda Shea, lindasacredharp at yahoo dot com or 413 262 5244 

NEWBURYPORT, MA

Mixed book. Third Sundays, 3-5:30 PM. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950 (enter Parish Hall from Chapel St.). Info: “Newburyport Sacred Harp” Facebook group, or Chris Noren, bearcreek269 [at] gmail dot com.

PORTLAND, ME

Mixed book. 1st Sundays from 1-4 at the New Church, 302 Stevens Ave, Portland ME.  Info: Vicki Adams (207) 985-7002, Chris Holley (207) 677-6437

ALBANY, NY

          Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Sundays, 4:30-8pm. Info: Tarik Wareh, (518) 631-4861. Website: http://www.albanysacredharp.org/

Midwest

DAYTON, OH

Fourth Sundays, 3-6 pm; contact: daytonsacredharp.com

CINCINNATI, OH

No fixed date yet; contact: eclark at spsp dot net  

CHICAGO, IL – HYDE PARK

Mixed book.  Every Thursday. For more info & directions, email Rachel Adelstein, radelstein at earthlink dot net, or Lisa Cohen lcohen at panix dot com.

Saturday, March 29; 3 pm, singing from Shenandoah Harmony; 2501 W. Eastwood, #1; contact lisa at publica dot com

KALAMAZOO, MI

Third Sundays, 4-6 pm; contact Martha Beverly, marthabeverly at gmail dot com

TWIN CITIES, MN

Shenandoah Harmony.  Third Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. contact patte019 at umn dot edu

West Coast

SANTA CRUZ, CA

Second & Fourth Thursdays, 7- 9 pmLocation varies; contact Ed Rice, edsrice at gmail dot com.

BAY AREA, CA

Mixed book. 5th Sundays, 1:00-4:00 pm; Alameda, CA, 94501; contact Malinda Groening, lgroening at gmail dot com, or Bay Area Sacred Harp website [www.bayareasacredharp.org]

United Kingdom

NEWCASTLE, UK

Mixed book.  Contact benny.ross at gmail dot com or lindsey.james at gmail dot com 

 

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