Regular Local Singings
in Michigan:

East Lansing Singing
(1st & 3rd Mondays, 7-9 pm)
Kalamazoo Singing
(3rd Sunday, 4-6 pm)
Ann Arbor Singing
(2nd Sunday, 1-4 pm)
Grand Rapids Singing
(1st Saturdays, 9:30-11:15 AM

Upcoming regional all-day singings:

University of Michigan
March 21, 2020
—Mid-Michigan
May 9, 2020
Michiana
July 20, 2019
Kalamazoo
July 21, 2019
—Central Ontario Convention
Aug. 23-24, 2019
—Fox Valley Folk Festival singing
Sept. 1, 2019
—Hyde Park Anniversary
Chicago, November 2, 2019

Yearly:
January 1 - New Year's Day Singing from The Harmonia Sacra, 1 to 5 pm, followed by a potluck supper at the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Chapel of the Word inside Waltner Hall, 3003 Benham Avenue,
Elkhart, Indiana. Books available for loan or purchase. Contact: Samuel
Sommers, scmws@yahoo.com

Sacred Harp youtube videos:

2016 Michiana Singing
2016 Missouri Convention
2015 Midwest Convention selections
2015 Mid-Michigan Singing
2014 Michiana Singing
2013 Kalamazoo Singing
Video about Sacred Harp singing

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One page introduction to shape note singing, suitable for printing
and handing out at singings.

Brief history of the Mid-Michigan singing.

**Other Links**

Shape Note singing resources:

http://fasola.orghttp://home.olemiss.edu/~mudws

Wikipedia about shape note singing

Online Shape Note Singing recordings

Martha Beverly's photos of singings

Mason's Sacred Harp (or Eclectic Harmony) 1835 edition PDF

Download a pdf of the
American Church Harp
from 1856

1860 Sacred Harp Download

Movie Trailer for
Awake My Soul:
The Story of the Sacred Harp
,
PBS documentary about Sacred Harp Singing.

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We sing from The Sacred Harp from 4-6 pm on the third Sunday of each month. Call 269-382-4288 for more information/questions/etc, or email Martha Beverly at marthabeverly -at- gmail.com

Map to the monthly singing at 529 Pinehurst, Kalamazoo, MI.

We also host an all-day singing on the third Sunday in July.

For a series of youtube videos from the singing in 2013, go to here.

 

Monthly singings occur on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Usually these singings are from 3-6 PM, the first hour the singing is from tunebooks OTHER than the Denson 1991 Sacred Harp, which is used from 4-6 pm.

This website maintained by Bob Borcherding, for questions or notice any errors, please email gapbob -(at)- yahoo.com. Last updated April 1, 2018