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Local Western Massachusetts Sacred Harp Singings

 

All listed singings use the 1991 Edition of the Sacred Harp. Any additional books used are listed after the contact information. Everyone is welcome to attend all of the following free events. Feel free to come when you can and go when you need to. No experience required. Books are available to borrow and purchase at most sings. The information on this page was last updated on October 2008.

Email edits@wmshc.org to send in updated singing information!

Every Tuesday 7-10pm
Come sing Every Tuesday on Smith College Campus at the Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Elm Street in Northampton, MA.
- Books are available for loan and sale.
- Bring a snack to share.
For more info, contact Linda Shea lindasacredharp@yahoo.com 413-262-5244

First Sundays 2:00 - 4:30 (new start time)
Come sing Every First Sunday at the Octagon on the Amherst College Campus, 2:00-4:30pm
- This is a mixed book sing and we regularly sing out of the Sacred Harp, The Cooper Book, and the Harp of Ages.
- Books are available for loan and sale.
- Bring a snack to share.
For more info, contact Linda Shea lindasacredharp@yahoo.com 413-262-5244

Fifth Sunday Cooper Book Singing 1:30-4:30
2014 Dates: November 30.  Books available for loan.  Bring a snack to share.

Sheila Kelley's house, Greenfield, Mass.

For more info, contact Sheila Kelley at shlabuke@yahoo.com.

Fifth Thursday Singing
Mixed book and new compositions singing four and seven shape songs from the Harp of Ages, Northern Harmony, the Cooper book, Norembega Harmony, etc.
2014 Dates: October 30
For more info, contact Laura Timmerman laurat@crocker.com or 413-773-8325

 

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.
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