Regular Local Singings
in Michigan:

East Lansing Singing
1st & 3rd Mondays, 7-9 PM
Edgewood United Church
469 Hagadorn, East Lansing, MI

Kalamazoo Singing
3rd Sundays from 4-6 pm
(Vaccination required)

Ann Arbor Singing
cancelled for pandemic until further notice
(prior singing time: 2nd Sunday, 1-4 pm)

Grand Rapids Singing
1st Saturdays, 9:30-11:15 AM

Upcoming regional all-day singings, each requiring vaccination & good health, as a minimum:

—Midwest Convention, Chicago
May 28-29, Location TBD
Vaccination required &
possibly a negative covid test will be required

—Mid-Michigan All-Day singing
May 7, 9:30-3 PM

Vaccination required

—Michiana All-Day Singing
will not be held in 2022

—Kalamazoo All-Day Singing
will not be held in 2022

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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Ann Arbor singings occur on the 2nd Sunday of each month, from 1-4 PM, September through June, at the Ark Coffeehouse, though occasionally the date might be moved because of conflicts.

Contact Charlotte Wolff at cawolfe -at- for questions/more information.



Singings occur on the 2nd Sunday of each month, generally, except that they do not sing in the Summer.

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