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East Midlands Sacred Harp Convention


April 25-26, 2020

This singing was sadly cancelled due to the global Covid 19 pandemic. These minutes reflect the loss we feel at not being able to sing together. The following people have been listed for the memorial lesson.

Sick and Housebound: Cath Saunt, Alfred Bailey, Sharon McNeil, Karen Rollins, Barry Rollins, John Hopkinson, Curtis Owen, Melanie Hauff, and all those singers and supporters everywhere in the world who had hoped to be singing this weekend, but are now isolated at home.

Deceased: John Stonnel, Sean Jennings, Sally Lucy, Ron Williams, Janet Sale, Des Childs, Sam Challis, David Cooper—United Kingdom; Nigel Martin—Dubai; Wolfgang Neugebauer and Wilfried Huels—Germany; Hugues Albanel—France; Charlene Wallace, Susan (Sue) Roberts, Robert (Robby) Rivers, Bentley McGuire, Carole Chapman, Mildred Patterson—Georgia, USA; Mark Hyatt, Ottis Sides, Ruth Daniel, Irene Kerr Snow, William Napier, Margaret Spurlock, Rozlyn Greene—Alabama, USA; Aubrey Barfield—Florida, USA; Jean Ayotte, Phyllis Campana—Massachusetts, USA; Sonny Erwin and Mryl Jones—Texas, USA; Roy Davis—Mississippi, USA; Stephen O‚ÄôLeary—California, USA.

We hope to be joined in song in April, 2021.

Chairman—Hannah Land; Vice Chairman—Helen Brown