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Old Songs Book Singing

Altamont, New York

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Sacred Harp “Book Singing” at Old Songs Festival introduces new singers to a traditional book singing in abbreviated session. Many singers in the northeast first experienced Sacred Harp singing at this festival. A brief introduction to the format and tradition was offered and new singers were welcomed. Eric Bean called the class to order leading 34b.

Leaders: Chris Haller 325; Jean Seiler 106; Laura Densmore 500; Melody Johnson 475; Ginny Huszagh 299; Faiz Wareh 354t; Doug Kurtze 362; Cora Wareh 367; Patricia Geritz 38t; Tarik Wareh 38b; Barbara Swetman 179; Gerry Hoffman 99; Brian How 183; Adrienne Stevenson 504; Eric Bean 285t; Sarah Underhill 56b; Jim Ulrich 148; Chris Haller 267; Jean Seiler 68b; Laura Densmore 486; Ginny Huszagh 155.

Eric Bean invited new singers to find local singings and more information at fasola.org, then led 62 as the closing song.

Chairman—Eric Bean; Secretary—Ginny Huszagh