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Tokyo Singing

Ikebukuro Anglican Church, Tokyo, Japan

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The 2nd Tokyo All-Day Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Shoya Iitsuka leading 34b. The opening prayer was offered by Julius Pasay. Tim Cook demonstrated the rudiments while leading 39b, 147t, 155, and 39t. Leaders: Julius Pasay 32t, 63; Mako Cook 515, 503.

RECESS

Leaders: Geoff Grainger 156, 142; India Genack 84, 344; Yukari Suzuki 86, 49b; Sadhbh O’Flynn 82t, 32b; Shoya Iitsuka 472, 56b; Sonoko Abe 276; Peter Evan and Julius Pasay 38t, 47t; Lisa Bennett 313b, 74b; David Smead 74t, 101b; Tim Cook 99, 551; Julius Pasay 274t, 337. The prayer before the noon meal was offered by Keiichi Ogawa.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Geoff Grainger leading 452 and 339. Leaders: India Genack 29b, 277; Yukari Suzuki 47b, 457; Sadhbh O’Flynn 125, 436; Shoya Iitsuka 282, 111b; Sonoko Abe 287; Peter Evan and Tim Cook 448b, 122; Lisa Bennett 300, 411; David Smead 365.

RECESS

Leaders: Tim Cook 350, 68b; Julius Pasay 335, 187; Mako Cook 213b, 143; Geoff Grainger and Yoko Takazawa 523, 535; India Genack 448t, 312b; Yukari Suzuki 49t, 223; Sadhbh O’Flynn 57, 532; Shoya Iitsuka 373, 564.

RECESS

Leaders: Peter Evan and India Genack 36t, 168; Lisa Bennett and Mie Ohashi 440, 209; David Smead 461, 144; Tim Cook 569b, 112; Julius Pasay 505; Hunter D. Hale 236; India Genack 186; Geoff Grainger 163b. The Secretary reported that twenty-two singers from five countries (Japan, Taiwan, Germany, UK and USA) sang a total of seventy-four songs. The Resolutions Committee thanked the Ikebukuro Anglican Church and the relevant officers for making the singing possible. Announcements were made. Shoya Iitsuka and Mie Ohashi led 347 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Naomi Saito, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Shoya Iitsuka; Secretary—Peter Evan