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2014 WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS SACRED HARP SINGING CONVENTION

Helen Hills Hills Chapel, 123 Elm St., Smith College Campus, Northampton MA

March 8th and 9th, 2014
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

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 Helen Hills Hills Chapel are available here.

PARKING:

Parking is available throughout the campus and visitors can use any black outlined spots as well as roadside parking spots. A campus map with available parking lots is available here.

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