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Lincoln’s Birthday Singing

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The 26th annual Lincoln’s Birthday singing was held at Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, on the second Saturday in February, in conjunction with the University of Chicago Folk Festival. The class was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by Jim Swanson leading 37b. This singing uses The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition.

The following officers were elected: Chairman—Jim Swanson; Secretary—Erica Detemmerman.

Leaders: Ted Mercer 49b; Susan Geil 565; Eileen Ferguson 36b; John Seaton 47t; Sharon Spanogle 159; Terry Cunningham 59; Rochelle Lodder 171; Erica Detemmerman 65.

A singing school was taught by Ginny Landgraf. Leaders: Ginny Landgraf 163b; Jim Helke 162; Sally Youngquist 113; Derek Watson 39t; Doug Stapleton 276; Kenan Serenbatz 89; Mark Dawson 496; Ginny Landgraf 497.

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Jim Swanson brought the class back together leading 107. Leaders: Matthew Seifert 101t; Ted Mercer 201; Kenan Serenbatz 313b; Susan Geil 474; Eileen Ferguson 178; Anita Shaperd 102; Terry Cunningham 217; John Seaton 135; Sharon Spanogle 106; Rochelle Lodder 155; Erica Detemmerman 45t; Alek Watson 30b; Daniel Braithwaite 86; Jim Helke 198.

Chairman—Jim Swanson; Secretary—Erica Detemmerman