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We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

 

Our Annual All Day

September 9, Saturday   10 am—3:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at noon at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

 

September 21, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

August Schedule

Normally, we sing twice locally in Charlottesville each month on the 2nd Saturday and the 4th Thursday.  This month, be alert, new traffic pattern.  We will **not** sing on Saturday, August 12.  (We needed to cancel the scheduled singing school at the Front Porch due to the anticipated crowd of Alt-Right Demonstrators and Counter-Protestors.)

So our only chance to sing in Charlottesville will be–
August 24, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

And mark your calendars for these upcoming dates!  Full details to follow.
—Our annual All Day Sing is coming in September.  Mark your calendars for 9/9/17.  We’ll sing from 10–3:30 at the Friends Meeting House  (1104 Forest Street).
—Looking ahead to October, we’ve been invited back to Sailor’s Creek Battlefield for a singing school on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 2 pm.  We’ll be joined by our friends from Richmond.

July Schedule

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

July 9, Saturday  4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)
July 28, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

And mark your calendars for these upcoming date!  Full details to follow.
—Looking ahead to August, we’ll have another singing school at the Front Porch on August 12th from 4 till 7:30!

June Schedule

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

June 10, Saturday  4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)
June 22, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

And mark your calendars for these upcoming dates!  Full details to follow.
—Looking ahead to August, we’ll have another singing school at the Front Porch on August 12th from 4 till 7:30!
—Looking ahead to October, we’ve been invited back to Sailor’s Creek Battlefield for a singing school on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 2 pm.  We’ll be joined by our friends from Richmond.

May Schedule

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

May 13, Saturday  4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)
May 25, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

And looking ahead to June, the Northern Shenadoah Double All Day is coming June 3&4:
2118 Salem Church Rd, Boyce, VA 22620-1716

March Schedule

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

March 11, Saturday  4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

March 23, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)
All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

And looking ahead to April, the Potomac River Convention comes early in the month:

http://www.his.com/~sabol/PRC/

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

February 11, Saturday 4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

February 23, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)

All are welcome. Loaner books are available.

January Schedule

We sing twice locally in Charlottesville this month:

January 14, Saturday  4–7:30 pm (2nd Saturday of the month) with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Front Porch (221 Water Street East in Charlottesville).  We’ll plan to conduct a singing school from a packet for the first hour then move into an open singing from both the Sacred Harp and the Shenandoah Harmony.  We’ll be welcoming some of our shape note friends from Richmond as well.

January 26, Thursday 7:30–9:00 pm (4th Thursday of the month) at the Friends Meeting House (1104 Forest Street)
All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

We sing once locally in Charlottesville this month:

Dec. 10. Saturday  4–7:30 (2nd Saturday of the month) pm with a pot luck dinner at 6 pm at the Friends’ Meeting 1104 Forest St.
Note: We will **not** sing on the 4th Thursday this month due to Christmas holidays.

All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

November Schedule

Normally, we sing twice locally in Charlottesville  on the 2nd Saturday and the 4th Thursday.

But this month we won’t sing in Charlottesville on Saturday 11/12 so that as many of us as possible can go to Richmond:

25th Annual James River Sacred Harp Convention Richmond, VA

Please join us for a full day of singing in Richmond, Virginia for the 25th Annual James River Sacred Harp Convention. We will sing from both the Sacred Harp and the Shenandoah Harmony tunebooks. Loaner books available and no experience necessary. This is a free event. Dinner on the grounds and social to follow.

For those new to Shape Note singing this is a great opportunity to learn lots of new songs and to experience the larger shape note community as a whole.

Singing will be from 10am-3:30pm at the historic Saint John’s Church located at 2401 East Broad Street Richmond, VA

Map & Directions

Chair: Matt Ference mattference@gmail.com
Vice Chair: Adrienne Robinson Ogle
adrienne.e.robertson@gmail.com
Hospitality: Bridget Camden bkcamden@gmail.com

Please find us on online-
http://www.richmondshapenote.com/Richmond_Shape_Note_Singers/Home.html

And we won’t sing on the 4th Thursday (11/25) due to Thanksgiving.
All are welcome.  Loaner books are available.

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