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Portland Sacred Harp

The Little Church, Portland, Oregon

Saturday, May 5, 2012

The 6th annual session of the Portland All-Day Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Heather Ikeler leading 448b. David Zaworski offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Betsy Jeronen 61; Tom McTighe 492; Dan Thoma 228; Karen Willard 572; Chris Cotter 56t; Kelsey Nelsen 312t; Greg Saue 148; Mary Gowins 314; Lyle Lindsey 34b; Deidra Montgomery 213t; Thom Fahrbach 212; Solomon Ossa 272; Jennie Brown 171; Kiri Miller 564; Erika Wilson 336; Kevin Barrans 436; Jonathan Levy-Wolins 142; Philip Haines 319.

A brief business meeting was held and the following officers were elected to serve: Chairperson—Heather Ikeler; Treasurer—Dan Thoma; Secretary—Heather Ikeler.


The class was called back to order by Steve Helwig leading 72b. Leaders: Steve Cackley 158; Rob Meeker and Katy Kanfer 43; Erik Schwab 182; Kramer Klein 183; Jessica Beer 440; Peter Schinske 344; James Baumgartner 38b; Heather Ikeler 556; Hal Eisen 193; Steve Tarr 372; Arcana Ferschke 192; Jenn Dolan 284; Carolyn Flatley-Gilkey 86; Jack Lofton 196; Anna Stoerch 512; Adam Rodriguez 277; Martha Sherwood 53; Mary McDonald-Lewis and Laurinda Grytness 535; Brittany Johnson 282; Susan Helf 112.


The class was brought back together by Cornelia Stanton leading 32t. Leaders: Linda Selph 456; Jean Murphy 191; Bob Schinske 187; Melissa Stephenson 144; David Wright 48b; Kathy Vlach 24b; Rosie Lindsey 434; Reed Schilbach 297; Marcia Stedman 180; Karen Stingle 318; Lucinda Saue 186.


The afternoon session was called to order by Thom Fahrbach and James van Eddy leading 445. Leaders: Caleb Hardy 99; Dorothy Robinson 455; Marie Brandis 422; Clarissa Fetrow 497; Linda Selph 215; Jennie Brown 536; Steve Helwig 217; Katy Kanfer 118; Eric Holt 341; Tom Payne 146; Kiri Miller 442; Mary Gowins 200; Erik Schwab 204; Karen Willard 478; Chris Cotter 472; Ethan Hardy 326; Marla Elliott 267; Erika Wilson 385t; James Baumgartner 269; David Wright 475; Arcana Ferschke 378b; Tom McTighe 77t; Dan Thoma 466; Jessica Beer 430.


The class was called back together by Gregory Mulkern leading 101b. Leaders; Robert Norman 163b; Nell Whitman 385b; Geoffrey LaForce 46; Hal Eisen 175; Deidra Montgomery 195; Kevin Barrans 329; Anna Stoerch 313t; Gaea Singer and Steve Helwig 376; Darlene Simpson-Brown 546; Karl Oswald 473; Jack Lofton 159; Solomon Ossa 348t; Jonathan Levy-Wolins and Kramer Klein 542; Steve Tarr 218; Mary McDonald-Lewis 236; Bob Schinske 137; Feliciano Garcia 532.

A business meeting was held for the purpose of hearing committee reports. Treasurer Dan Thoma reported that all expenses had been met. The Resolutions Committee, Deidra Montgomery and Erik Schwab, graciously thanked all who had come together to make the day possible. The Arranging and Registration Committees reported that 156 attendees had registered and that 68 leaders had led 95 songs.

David Zaworski offered the closing prayer. Heather Ikeler led 36b, and the class was dismissed.

Chairperson and Secretary—Heather Ikeler