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Rivanna River Singing

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church, Charlottesville, Virginia

Saturday, August 9, 2014

The 12th annual Rivanna River All-Day Sacred Harp Singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by John Alexander leading 312b. Richard Green offered the morning prayer.

Song selections during the morning sessions were called from the Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition. The afternoon sessions were called from both the Sacred Harp and the Shenandoah Harmony (ShH).

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Bev Yaeger; Vice Chairman—Bridget Camden; Secretary—Zachary Bullock; Treasurer—Pat Temple; Arranging Committee—Diane Ober and Emily Owens.

Leaders: Bev Yaeger 48t; Bridget Camden 421; Zachary Bullock 61; Pat Temple 59; Diane Ober 33b; Miranda Elliot Radar 207; John Alexander 32b; Emily Owens 133; Richard Green 142; Nicola Collett 547; Mary Wright 480; Brenda Dunlap 274t; Jim Strube 198; Susan Green 57; Tristan Cleveland 159; Leyland delRe 160b; Corinne Ducey 230; John delRe 76b; Denver Walker 66; Ben Hartland 448b; Marty DeNys 503; Lynda Hambourger 475; Kelly Macklin 485.


The class was called back together by Zachary Bullock leading 105. Leaders: Mary DeNys 229; Nora Miller 474; Kevin Griffin-Moreno 371; Rick Motylinski 347; Jessica Keyes 129; Joshua Barnett 208; John Feddersen 280; Craig Baughan 178; Bridget Camden 315; Miranda Elliott Radar 348b; Mary DeNys 147t; Leyland delRe 266; Susan Green 272; Jim Strube 273; Nicola Collett 234; Brenda Dunlap 313b; Linda Hambourger 532; Richard Green 203; Corinne Ducey 101t.

The memorial lesson was conducted by John Alexander leading 565. The following deceased were remembered: Douglas Davidson—New Jersey; Don War—North Carolina; Jean Yaeger—Connecticut; Stanly Edwards—Oregon. A prayer was offered by Susan Green.


The class was called to order by Diane Ober and John Alexander leading 438 (ShH). Leaders: Nora Miller 437 (ShH); Ben Hartland 12b (ShH); Kevin Griffin-Moreno 266 (ShH); Bev Yaeger 486; Mary DeNys 413 (ShH); Joshua Barnett 106 (ShH); John Daniel delRe 186 (ShH); Kelly Macklin 308 (ShH); John Feddersen 142 (ShH); Pat Temple 27 (ShH); Jessica Keyes 364t (ShH); John delRe 410 (ShH); Tristan Cleveland 430; Rick Motylinski 99; Mary Wright 132 (ShH); Emily Owens 79 (ShH); Zachary Bullock 177 (ShH); Elizabeth Betz 275t; Denver Walker 105 (ShH); Lynda DeNys 606 (ShH); Craig Baughan 324; Corinne Ducey 373 (ShH); Richard Green 140b (ShH); Brenda Dunlap 17 (ShH); Nicola Collett 218b (ShH); Jim Strube 401b (ShH).


Kevin Griffin-Moreno led 363 (ShH) to bring the class to order. Leaders: Susan Green 260b (ShH); Leyland delRe 357 (ShH); Miranda Elliott Radar 104t (ShH); Tristan Cleveland 455; Bridget Camden 118 (ShH); Nora Miller 112 (ShH); Bev Yaeger 424b (ShH); Pat Temple and Mary Wright 146 (ShH); Kevin Griffin-Moreno and Jessica Keyes 78 (ShH); Emily Crespo 47b; Rick Motylinski and Andrew Otto 268; Joshua Barlett and Donna Gitt 431 (ShH); Robin Betz and Diane Ober 326b (ShH); Rudy Bzdntz and Kelly Macklin 424t (ShH); Leyland delRe and Ben Hartland 93 (ShH); John Daniel delRe and Corinne Ducey 15 (ShH); Elizabeth Betz 64; John delRe 422 (ShH); Bev Yaeger 304 (ShH).

Announcements were made, and resolutions offered, thanking participants and helpers. A prayer was offered by Susan Green.

Chairman—Bev Yaeger; Vice Chairman—Bridget Camden; Secretary—Zachary Bullock