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)
Lake Orion Singing
(4th Sundays, excepting Thanksgiving, 2-5 PM)
Grand Rapids Singing
(1st Saturdays, 9:30-11:15 AM)
Detroit Singing
(1st Wednesdays, 7-9 pm)

Regional all-day Singings:

2017 Detroit All Day
April 22, 2017
2017 Mid-Michigan
Okemos, MI, May 13, 2017
2017 Midwest Convention
Chicago, IL, April 29-30, 2017
2017 Michiana
(near Goshen) July 15, 2017
2017 Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, MI, July 16, 2017
2017 Central Ontario
North Dumfries, ON, Aug. 26, 2017
2017 Fox Valley Folk Festival CANCELLED
Hyde Park (Chicago) Anniversary
Chicago, IL, November 4, 2017
2018 University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, March 24, 2018

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

Email notice sign-up for Lansing local singings and/or Michigan-area events.
(Sign up to get email notices about Lansing regular singings and regional events)

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 Sacrd Harp Singing.

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The Mid-Michigan All-Day Singing is a regular event, occurring the Saturday before the second Sunday in May.

Map to this singing.
Flyer in pdf format.


Mid-Michigan
All-Day
Shapenote
Singing

Traditional hymn singing, sung from The Sacred Harp,
featuring shaped note-heads to assist in singing


Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:30 - 3:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
4515 Dobie Rd.
Okemos, Michigan
Registration starts at 9 am.
Potluck dinner.

All are welcome: beginners, experienced singers, & listeners.
No singing experience required.

No admission fee: free-will offering will be taken to cover expenses.
Books available for borrow and for purchase.
Hosted by the Mid-Michigan Shape Note Singers

For information or lodging assistance
call Bob Borcherding at 517-381-1321. (gapbob@yahoo.com)

Faith Lutheran Church is situated on the West side of Dobie Road,
just south of the Dobie Road-Grand River intersection, in Okemos, MI.

Directions:

•From the West: I-96 to exit 110, Okemos Rd, North to Jolly, East to Dobie, N 2 miles to 4515 Dobie.
•From the Northeast: I-69S to exit 94, I-69-Business Loop (E. Saginaw), toward E Lansing, left on Marsh Rd. to Grand River (43) to Dobie, Rt on Dobie to 4515 Dobie.
•From the South, Southwest: I-69 to I-96 East, follow directions "From the West" above.
•From the North: US-127 to I-69 E, then follow directions "From the Northeast" above
•From the East: Take I-96 W (if necessary take 23 North to I-96) then follow directions "From the West" above.

 

 

 

 

This website maintained by Bob Borcherding, for questions or notice any errors, please email admin -(at)- fasolamichigan.org. Last updated August 24, 2017