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Northern Shenandoah Valley
Sacred Harp Singing

Charles Washington Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia

Saturday, June 2, 2018

The 24th all-day Northern Shenandoah Valley singing was called to order by Leyland delRe leading 47t. Graham DeZarn offered the opening prayer. A business session was held, electing the following officers: Chairman—Ben Hartland; Vice Chairman—Graham DeZarn; Secretaries—Matt Roberts and Sharon Strong; Treasurer—Jim Glaser.

Leaders: Ben Hartland 42; Matt Roberts 278t; Jim Strube 316; Sharon Strong 184; Jim Glaser 438; Nora Miller 67; Mary Ann Daly 189; Corinne Ducey 60; Joel Miller 512; Tom Ivey 436; Susan Green 540; Thomas Mann 503; Brenda Dunlap 39t; Marty DeNys 497; Jonathan Een Newton 56b; Richard Green 198; Miranda Elliot-Rader 183; Guy Bankes 182; Pat Temple 373; Zach Bullock 73t; Rachel Speer 84.

RECESS

John delRe called the class together leading 77t. Leaders: Mary DeNys 477; Lucas Husted 454; Chris Wolf 82t; Dean Jens 106; Rachel Hall 39b; Mary Wright 135; Ina Shea 137; Eli Snyder 340; Jerusha Wheeler 107; Bev Yaeger 192; Myles Louis Dakan 214; Joni Seidenstein 144; Claire Steiner 339; Xaris Martinez 370; Ben Sachs-Hamilton 254; Len Vanderjagt 569b; Stefani Priskos 372; Dick Patterson 448t; Kyle Johnston 451; Alice Beattie 129; Emmie Strassberg 128. The blessing before lunch was asked by Graham DeZarn.

LUNCH

Graham DeZarn led 82t to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Ateven Snderson 455; Dorothy Robinson 506; Tristan Gordon 456; Katy Hunter 475; Ted Mercer 431; Miriam Delirium 378b; Karl Dise 320; Hal Kunkel 550; Stina Soderling 68b; Claudia Egelhoff 421; Skeet Surrency 186; AnnaLeigh Smith 507; Michael Spencer 393; Sam Kleinman 422; Barb Patterson 474; Abigail Beavin 29t; Erica Martinez 407; Jacob Kiakahi 319; Tim Gregg 350; Yosef Trachtenberg 410t; Lydia Lewallen 123t; Barbara Swetman 341; Erin Fulton 172.

RECESS

Tristan Gordon led 35. Leaders: Topher Lawton 112; Chloe Somers 133; Kathy Manning 556; Chris Cotter 314; Hannah Mann and Chris Wolf 480; Dann Pell 173; Dan Hunter 214; Jessica Keyes 227; John delRe 466; Anders Fahey 312b; Julia Seidenstein 82b; Kelly Macklin 368; Bridget Camden 70b; Thomas Ward 201; Leon Pulsinelle 400; Adrian Mariano 110.

Announcements were made. Ben Hartland led 56t as the closing song. Graham DeZarn offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Ben Hartland; Vice Chairman—Graham DeZarn; Secretaries—Matt Roberts and Sharon Strong