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Spring Sacred Harp Singing-New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 1, 1997

The annual Spring Sacred Harp Singing was held Tuesday the first of April, in Sellers Music Building, on the campus of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Following a bountiful dinner on the grounds, the class was called to order by Dr. Harry Eskew. Dr. Harry Eskew led the class in a brief singing school. Wanda Gregg was asked to serve as secretary for the evening.

The singing began with Dr. Harry Eskew leading song on page 49 (t? b?). Leaders: Jared Pruitt 45t; Dwain Rogers 128; Wanda Gregg 40; Ben Caston 145 (t? b?); Bill Hogan (Mobile, Alabama) 48t, 300; Dr. Harry Eskew 268; Kanoot Midkiff 159; Dr. Mike Sharp 457; John Johnson 73b; Alicia Farnham 63; Kyle Cannon 59; Ollie Scott 34b; Shannon Hall 84; Dr. Harry Eskew 447; Bill Hogan 66; Dr. Harry Eskew 62. There were several visitors present and Dr. Eskew thanked all those who came. Vice President of the Hymn Society, Ben Caston, closed in prayer.

Chairman—Dr. Harry Eskew; Secretary—Wanda Gregg.