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Oberlin Sacred Harp Singing

Christ Episcopal Church, Oberlin, Ohio

Saturday, September 8, 2001

The fourth annual Oberlin Sacred Harp Singing was held at Christ Episcopal Church, Oberlin, Ohio on Saturday before the second Sunday in September.

Chandler York opened the morning session at 10:00 a.m. with song on page 128. Leaders: Joe Todd 373; Bill Beverly 272; Martha Beverly 274t; Beth Todd 163b; Chandler York 344; Ann Miczulski 34b; Joe Todd 178 (for David Barnes); Jan Wright 49b; Gerry Hoffman 48b; Debbie Hall 474; Fred Todt 48t; Sarah Pilzer 146; Naomi Morse 497; Jo Schultz 84.

RECESS

Charles Wells called the class back to order leading songs on pages 47t and 551. Leaders: Joe Todd 179, 103; Brad Oglesby 171, 127; Lois Hurt 49t, 358; Will Reilly 569b; Bill Beverly 440, 515; Martha Beverly 384, 500; Eric Schedler 455, 155; Beth Todd 501, 319.

RECESS

Chandler York called the class back to order leading songs on pages 547 and 480. Leaders: Ann Miczulski 300, 303b; Jan Wright 183, 86; Gerry Hoffman 189, 477; Debbie Hall 66, 528; Fred Todt 542, 59. Father Brian Wilbert offered a prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Beth Todd called the afternoon session to order leading song on page 270. Leaders: Sarah Pilzer 318, 268; Jo Schultz 198, 472; Joe Todd 475, 192; Brad Oglesby 39b, 38t; Lois Hurt 40, 145b; Martha Beverly 269, 56b; Chandler York 448b, 362; Avery Book 299; Bill Beverly 297, 203; Eric Schedler 117, 276; Gideon Crevoshay 47b; Ann Miczulski 314, 317; Naomi Morse 315, 288.

RECESS

Chandler York called the class to order leading 36b. Leaders: Beth Todd 112, 390; Sarah Pilzer 107, 122; Avery Book 324, 106; Will Reilly 143; Gerry Hoffman 65, 348t; Debbie Hall 410 (t? b?), 200; Fred Todt 442, 312 (t? b?); Jo Schultz 454, 532; Barbara Bowers 313b, 312b.

Announcements of conventions and local singings in the region were made. Chandler York led song on page 452 as the closing song, and Beth Todd dismissed the class with prayer.

Officers were: Chairman—Chandler York; Secretary—Charles Wells; Treasurer—Joe Todd; Arranging Committee—Beth Todd and Charles Wells; Recording—Sarah Pilzer and Katie Zukoff.

We would like to thank all of the officers, and all those who helped in any way to make this singing possible, especially for those who prepared and helped with lunch. Also, we would like to thank those who helped with the setup and teardown: Nathaniel Damon, Naomi More, Gerry Hoffman, and a host of helpers.

Chairman—Chandler York; Secretary—Charles Wells.