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Furman University Sacred Harp
and Christian Harmony Singing

Herring Music Pavilion, Greenville, South Carolina

Saturday, May 10, 2003

The sixth session of the Furman University Singing was called to order by Chairman Frances Carnell leading 63. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer, and Jean Osteen Gaston welcomed the class. In the opening session, all songs were from the Sacred Harp.

Leaders: Frances Carnell 145t, 220; Dan Huger 99, 141; Lee Rogers 145b, 475; John Plunkett 474, 74b; Hugh McGraw 75, 210; Leon Carnell 497, 163b.

A business session was held with the class voting to retain the following officers: Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dan Huger; Secretary—Lee Rogers; Chaplain—John Plunkett; Arranging—Dan Huger; Finance—Chris Carnell; Locating/Hospitality—Jean Osteen Gaston and John Gaston.


The class was called to order by Dan Huger leading 110 (CH). Leaders: Frances Carnell 168; Tom Ivey 66, 335; Sharon Kellam 87, 117 (CH); Harry Eskew 55 (CH), 381b (CH); Nancy Yeager 299 (CH), 178; Lela Crowder 328, 82; Bill Burns 381t (CH), 293 (CH); Henry Zittrouer 569b, 490.


Dan Huger opened the afternoon session leading 146b (CH). Leaders: Steve Walker 136 (CH), 107; Mary Balmeister 67b (CH), 207t (CH); Chris Carnell 348t, 344; David Yeager 196 (CH), 251 (CH); Frances Carnell 240; Dan Huger 103b (CH); Lee Rogers 49 (CH); Tom Ivey 148; Sharon Kellam, Midge Williams, and Jean Gaston 188, 146; John Plunkett 322t (CH).


Chairman Frances Carnell reconvened the class leading 196. Leaders: Harry Eskew 359 (CH); Nancy Yeager 347; Leon Carnell 181; Lela Crowder 106; Bill Burns 127; Steve Walker 255 (CH); Eric Carnell 350, 48b; Chris Carnell 547; David Yeager 57b (CH); Lee Rogers 264 (CH).

Frances Carnell and Dan Huger led 62 as the closing song. John Plunkett dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dan Huger; Secretary—Lee Rogers.