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SHAPE-NOTE MUSIC in the CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERSHED AREA
Shape-note events in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed area (Potomac River, Richmond, Rivanna River,
and Northern Shenandoah Valley in Virginia; and Sandy Spring and Baltimore in Maryland)

 

       Note from the webster: We keep these pages as up to date as possible, but before attending a singing, please check my information by visiting the individual web sites of the different groups (where available) or contacting their listed phone numbers or email addresses.
 
The Baltimore Sacred Harp Singers
       MD ~ Weekly sing at various locations on Thursday nights from The Sacred Harp (1991 Revision). They meet from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, with a break at 8:30 for a light potluck supper. For information and directions, please join their email list Baltimore Sacred Harp or e-mail Kevin: kmoreno gmail com
 
Capitol Hill Sacred Harp Singers
       DC ~ Third Tuesday singings from The Sacred Harp and Shenandoah Harmony. Held 7-9:30 pm at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St. SE. Contact John delRe or Kelly Macklin for further information: jdelre visuallink.com.

 Northern Shenandoah Valley Sacred Harp and Shape Note Singers
       VA ~ Website: ShenandoahHarmony.com
       Meet 1st Saturdays from 4 to 8 pm in Berryville, VA area
. For further information, call John or Kelly at 540 955 2660, or email jdelre visuallink.com.
 
       VA - New singing as of summer 2015! Meet
3rd Sundays from 5 to 7:30 pm at Unitarian Universalist Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA, classroom 3/4. Open call from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Denson edition, and The Shenandoah Harmony; bring a snack to share (no nuts policy in church). For further information, call John or Kelly at 540 955 2660, or email jdelre visuallink.com.

The Potomac River Sacred Harp Singers
       DC, MD, VA ~ Current Events in the Potomac River Area, including short-notice Shape-Note Concerts and Singings!

The Richmond Shape Note Singers
       VA ~ Virginia ~
Regular singings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The location varies, so please contact Leyland del Re (leyland.delre@gmail.com) or Bridget Camden (bkcamden@vcu.edu) for more information. Join us on Facebook!

Rivanna River Sacred Harp Singers
       
VA ~ The Rivanna River Sacred Harp Singers meet at the Friends Meeting House on Forest St. in Charlottesville the second Thursday of each month from 7:30--9:00 pm. We also gather on the fourth Saturday 4--7:30 pm. Please contact Diane Ober at mdwo comcast net or John Alexander at 434-296-9124 for more information.
 
Sandy Spring Sacred Harp Singers
        MD (between DC and Baltimore) ~ Regular singings are now planned from 4 to 6 PM on the third Sunday of each month, but please email David Greene at dgreene@all-systems.com or call him at 301-570-3283 before coming to make sure the singing has not been canceled. It is located in "the small school house which is located behind the Community Building." (17801 Meetinghouse Road) Meetinghouse Road is a turn to the south from 108 at the traffic light in Sandy Spring. A pot luck follows the sing. Location: 17801 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring, MD, 20860-1022; about 11 miles West of the I-95 South (Howard County) rest area; about 10.5 miles West from I-95 North exit 33B (near Laurel). If you can't reach David, try calling Miriam at 703-256-7572, and she will try to track down the information for you. No solicitations, please.
 
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