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Society for American Music Singing

St. Luke Assembly of God, New Orleans, Louisiana

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The singing at the annual meeting of the Society for American Music, held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana, was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Kevin Kehrberg leading 73b. Song selections were from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition unless otherwise indicated.

Leaders: Erin Fulton 389; Jesse P. Karlsberg 371; Nancy Van Den Akker 228; Gregory Camp 61; Andrew Snyder 300; Linnea Sablosky 384; Warren Steel 396; Nathan Bergmann-Dean 77t; Angharad Davis 328; Sasha Hsuczyk 272; Lydia Stein 455; Mark Clague 148; Daron Douglas 178; Ron Pen 209; Christy Miller 159; Hannah Denecke 341; Marquela Stevenson 76b. Erin Fulton led “Helmer” and “Strand”, two songs by William Mason, son of Lowell Mason, related to a paper she presented at the conference.


Jesse P. Karlsberg called the class back to order leading 82t. Leaders: McKenna Milici 72b; Ateven Snderson 312b; Nancy Van Den Akker and Gregory Camp 503; Daron Douglas 47t; Warren Steel and Ron Pen 378b; Angharad Davis and Linnea Sablosky 112; Mark Clague and Andrew Snyder 504; Sasha Hsuczyk and Mikey Collins 348b; Erin Fulton and Christy Miller 117; Marquela Stevenson and Hannah Denecke 146. Kevin Kehrberg and Ateven Snderson led 267 as the closing song while those who wished took the parting hand. Warren Steel offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

The Society for American Music Singing occurs in conjunction with the Society’s annual meeting, the date and location of which vary each year. The 2020 singing will convene in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Chairman—Kevin Kehrberg; Vice Chairwoman—Erin Fulton; Secretary—Jesse P. Karlsberg