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2015 WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS SACRED HARP SINGING CONVENTION

Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA

March 7th and 8th, 2015
10:00am to 3:30pm

Please note that this year's convention will take place at a new location and will start at 10AM on both days.

Convention

The Sacred Harp, continuously in print since 1844, is the backbone of one of this country's oldest, most vital, and soul-stirring musical traditions. You have to sing it to believe it! Free -- No experience necessary -- Come and go as you please. Dinner on the grounds at noon both days.

CONTACT INFORMATION

HOTEL INFORMATION

       Homewood Suites by Hilton Holyoke
          357 Whitney Ave, Holyoke, MA
          413-532-3100

Quality Inn and Suites
117 Conz St, Northampton, MA
413-586-1500

Autumn Inn
259 Elm St, Northampton, MA
866-539-8430

Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Area
24 Bay Road, Hadley, Massachusetts, USA 01035
413-586-4851

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

Click here for an extensive list of public transportation options. Contact the Convention Chair for advice on who to contact in their home singing community to arrange carpools.

DIRECTIONS

Directions to Gateway City Arts are available here.

PARKING:

There is free street parking on Race Street; further details forthcoming.

Western Massachusetts Sacred Harp Community, Inc. "WMSHC", a 501(c) non-profit organization, promotes community-based singing from The Sacred Harp through Sacred Harp Singing Schools, an annual Singing Convention and other educational and outreach activities. The Convention has no institutional, religious or political affiliation, but fosters the fellowship Sacred Harp singing engenders, and all who wish to participate are invited to lift their voices in song, regardless of musical training or ability.
©2012 WMSHC