June 2013 SHD Singing ~ Upcoming SHD Singings ~ Midwest Sacred Harp Convention ~ Michigan Area All Day Singings - Regular Michigan & Ontario Singings ~ Quotations
Sacred Harp Detroit

Sacred Harp Detroit
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday, the 2nd of June, 2013
1081 West Auburn Road
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309

Free parking is available across the street at the Insurance Agency.
Please be careful crossing the street.


Upcoming Sacred Harp Detroit Singings

There will be no May 2013 Sacred Harp Detroit singing.

The June & July Sacred Harp Detroit singings will be from 2-5pm on Sunday, the 2nd of June and Sunday, the 28th of July at 
1801 West Auburn Road, Rochester Hills MI 48307.

Please confirm Sacred Harp Detroit dates, times, and locations by calling (313) 355-0367 or visiting our facebook page or website before traveling, especially if you are coming any significant distance.

The complete 2013 schedule of Sacred Harp Detroit singings is available here.
28th Annual Midwest Sacred Harp Convention
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26, 2013

Saturday:  Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, 1419 West Blackhawk Street, Chicago, Illinois 60642
Saturday:  Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 North Knox Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

Dinner on the Grounds

Housing enquiries to Ann Heider, aheider@roosevelt.edu, or
Steve Warner, rswarner@uic.edu
Other enquiries to Ted and Marcia Johnson, tedjohnson@yahoo.com, 773.262.5805

Michigan Area All Day Singings 

Although it is hard to believe after last weekend's snow, summer is coming. With summer come a number of all-day singings in and around the Michigan area that you may wish to block out time for in your calendar before the beauty of another Michigan summer is upon us.

Twenty-Fourth Annual Michiana Singing
Saturday, 20 July 2013, Goshen IN 

Kalamazoo All-Day Singing
Sunday, 21 July 2013, Kalamazoo MI

10th Annual Central Ontario All Day Sacred Harp Singing
Saturday, 24 August 2013, North Dumfries ON
Central Ontario

New Cooper Book Singing
Sunday, 25 August 2013, Cambridge ON

Regular Michigan Singings

Ann Arbor
2nd Sundays 2-5pm
4th Sundays 2-5pm
East Lansing
1st & 3rd Tuesdays 7-9pm
3rd Sundays 4-6 pm

Regular Ontario Singings

2nd Sundays 7-9pm
3rd Fridays 7-9pm
Last Sundays 2:30pm
Alternate Saturdays 2-4pm
8:30-9:30 Various Tuesdays
3rd Wednesdays 7:30-9:30pm

Sacred Harp Quotations

"It is not what people might call beautiful, but it is sublime."  Unknown.

"The Sacred Harp book is a ticket to a community."  Barton Creeth's friend.

"If there is anything I have learned from singing Sacred Harp, it's to make mistakes joyfully."  Clarissa Fetrow.

"People may say I can't sing, but nobody will say I didn't sing."  Unknown.

"Sacred Harp: The traditional singing phenomenon designed for those that can’t sing?" Songlines Magazine.

"What is more spicy than being Canadian, I ask you?"  David Rakoff.

Sources sought for those identified as unknown.
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