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Potomac River Shape Note Singing Convention, 2024

  • 06 Apr 2024
  • 10:00 AM
  • 07 Apr 2024
  • 3:30 PM
  • Saturday in Silver Spring, MD, Sunday outdoors in Arlington, VA

Potomac River Shape Note Singing Convention!

When: Saturday April 6-7, 2024, 10am-3:30pm

Church of the Ascension (parish hall)
633 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Lacey Woods Park (rear picnic shelter)
1200 N George Mason Dr, Arlington, VA 22205

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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