Potomac River Shape Note Singing Convention!
Save the date: Saturday April 6-7, 2024, 10am-3:30pm
Potluck Dinner on the Grounds, 12:30pm, social to follow
We'll sing from the Shenandoah Harmony & the Sacred Harp (1991)
The convention is free and open to the public. All are welcome---no experience necessary!
Shape note singing is an American a cappella tradition with roots in the Colonial period. Characterized by open 4-part harmonies and a powerful sound, shape note singing is music designed primarily for participation, rather than for performance. For more information about The Sacred Harp, The Shenandoah Harmony, or shape note singing, visit fasola.org or shenandoahharmony.com
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