Regular Local Singings in or near 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
Second Sundays, 1-4 PM
The Ark, Ann Arbor

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

Toronto/Ontario
Third Wednesdays
7:30-9:30

Nearby all-day singings

Midwest Convention
Chicago, Memorial Day weekend

Mid-Michigan All-Day singing
Faith Lutheran Church, Okemos, MI
May 11, 9:30-3 PM
Vaccination required

Michiana All-Day Singing
Fairview Grange, Dunlap, IN
tentative July 20, 2023

Kalamazoo All-Day Singing
Tentative July 21, 2023

Central Ontario All-Day Singing
Friends House, Toronto
August 31, 2023

Sacred Harp on youtube

2016 Michiana Singing
2016 Missouri Convention
2015 Midwest Convention (all)
2015 Mid-Michigan Singing
2014 Michiana Singing
2013 Kalamazoo Singing
2010 Alabama Sacred Harp Musical Convention
Video about Sacred Harp singing

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What is Shape note singing about?

Brief history of the Mid-Michigan singing.

Shape Note singing resources:

Fasola.org
A compendium of things regarding shape note singing and The Sacred Harp.

Website of Dr. Warren Steel, author, scholar of shape note singing, organ, other music, folklore, etc., etc.

Wikipedia about shape note singing

Online Shape Note recordings

Martha Beverly's photos of singings

1835 Mason's Sacred Harp pdf
(unrelated to The Sacred Harp)

1856 American Church Harp pdf

1860 Sacred Harp pdf

Awake My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp
trailer for the PBS documentary on Sacred Harp singing.

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We sing from The Sacred Harp from 7-9 pm on the 1st and 3rd Mondays, except NOT on Labor Day.

We sing at the Edgewood United Church, 469 N. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI 48823, just a few blocks North of Grand River on Hagadorn. MAP

http://www.edgewooducc.org.

For more information, email gapbob -@- yahoo.com, or call 517.381.1321

Directions for those from out of town, courtesy of Marian Mitchell:

From the west, take I-94 to northbound I-69 to eastbound I-496.
From I-496, merge onto US-127 N via EXIT 8 toward FLINT/CLARE.
Take EXIT 78 'toward I-69-BL/SAGINAW ST/M-43/GD RIVER AVE' (blends into N Homer St) and move to 2nd-from-right lane.
Turn RIGHT (eastbound) onto E SAGINAW ST/MI-43 E/I-69 BL E. Move to 2nd-from-left lane
At Y branch, take SLIGHT LEFT to continue eastbound onto W SAGINAW ST/I-69 BL E.
Go ~2.3 miles, then turn RIGHT onto N HAGADORN RD/HAGADORN RD.
End at 469 N Hagadorn Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-3644. (If you get to Grand River Ave you've gone too far)

From the east, take I-96 westbound.
From I-96 take EXIT 110 toward MASON/OKEMOS.
Turn RIGHT (northbound) onto OKEMOS RD.
Turn LEFT (westbound) onto JOLLY RD.
After ~1.5 mi, turn RIGHT (northbound) onto HAGADORN RD.
Go ~ 3.7 mi, crossing Grand River Ave, and end at 469 N Hagadorn Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-3644 (If you get to Burcham Dr, you've gone too far)

 

 

This website maintained by Bob Borcherding, for questions or if you notice any errors, please email gapbob -(at)- yahoo.com. Last updated January 16, 2024.