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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All-Day Shapenote Singing

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

Saturday, May 7, 2022, 9:30 - 3:00 PM

Faith Lutheran Church
4515 Dobie Rd.
Okemos, Michigan

Registration starts at 9 AM
Potluck luncheon

All *vaccinated* individuals are welcome,
be they beginners, experienced singers, or listeners.

RSVP to Anne Missavage
517.381.1321 or

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

For information or lodging assistance
call Bob Borcherding at 517-381-1321. (

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






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