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
May 9, 2020
July 20, 2019
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

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

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:


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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Kalamazoo Sacred Harp Singing
& Dinner on the Grounds

Sunday, July 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. to mid-afternoon EDT

Oshtemo Grange Hall
3234 North 3rd Street, corner of 3rd & H Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49009
(fully accessible and air-conditioned)

Local singers, please bring a generous meal to share
with our visitors.

For information, contact Martha Beverly, 269-382-4288 or

For local housing, contact Will Fitzgerald, 269-599-9558 or

This year we are NOT reserving hotel rooms. Kalamazoo is a busy place,
so please make your accommodation plans EARLY…

West side hotels:
Baymont Inn–West
Best Western
Delta by Marriott (formerly Holiday Inn West)
Red Roof Inn – West
Staybridge Suites
Hampton Inn and Suites–Kalamazoo-Oshtemo
Holiday Inn Express–Kalamazoo West
Fairfield Inn–West

There will be a Saturday evening social including dinner at Bill & Martha Beverly’s home. This will be the Last Blast at this location, as they will be moving soon after.

Please join us!



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