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Cornucopia Singing

Residence of Rowan Lupton, Princeton, New Jersey

November 27-28, 2013

Wednesday night, November 27

The second Cornucopia All-Night Singing began on Wednesday before the Sunday after the fourth Thursday in November. Julia Seidenstein brought the class to order by leading 354b.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Julia Seidenstein; Vice Chairman—Nathalie Levine; Treasurer—Rowan Lupton; Secretary—Jade Levine.

Leaders: Nathalie Levine 48t; Jade Levine 35; Rowan Lupton 355; Daniel Hunter 95; Bethany Towne 139; Jeff Gauthier 290; Corinne Ducey 215; Becky Wright 436; Rachel Hall 160b; Joel Bassett 187; Jesse Krikorian 424; Leon Pulsinelle 176b. Julia Seidenstein led blessings over the Khanike menorah.

RECESS

Joel Bassett led 84 to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Jesse Krikorian and Becky Wright “Maoz Tzur”; Jade Levine 40, 31t; Rachel Hall 454, 377; Leon Pulsinelle 29b, 29t; Liz Richner 481, 209; Rowan Lupton 361, 376; Corinne Ducey 163t, 504; Jeff Gauthier 319 (in memory of Carroll Lunsford), 384. Julia Seidenstein offered a prayer before the meal.

MIDNIGHT SNACK

Thursday, November 28

Rowan Lupton called the class back together by leading 308 and 318. Leaders: Daniel Hunter 388, 222; Joel Bassett 500, 203; Becky Wright 378t, 224; Nathalie Levine 378b, 276; Jesse Krikorian 346, 368; Bethany Towne 560, 423; Liz Richner and Jeff Gauthier 236; Liz Richner 452.

RECESS

Daniel Hunter called the class together by leading 400. Leaders: Leon Pulsinelle 499; Jeff Gauthier 302; Corinne Ducey 63; Becky Wright 198; Joel Bassett 390; Rachel Hall 57; Liz Richner 189.

Announcements were made. The treasurer announced that expenses had been met. The secretary reported that 53 songs had been led by leaders from 4 states. The resolutions committee thanked Lynda Lee and Robert Lupton for providing their house, and all who gave food, time, and help. We resolved to meet and sing again on Wednesday night before the Sunday after the fourth Thursday in November, 2014.

The class took the parting hand as Julia Seidenstein, Nathalie Levine, Rowan Lupton, and Jade Levine led 344. Julia Seidenstein offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Julia Seidenstein; Vice Chairman—Nathalie Levine; Secretary—Jade Levine