06 August 2016

Sacred Harp Singers of Cork: workshop and all-day singing, 26-7 Aug. 2016

Thanks to the Sacred Harp Singers of Cork, who announce a Sacred Harp Weekend at the end of this month, as well as the dates for the next all-Ireland Sacred Harp convention next spring. All events during the Weekend are free. The programme is:

Fri. 26th Aug., 7.00-9.00 p.m.
Beginners workshop: Coughlan's, Douglas St., Cork city. Learn to sing four-part harmony in the American shape-note folk tradition.

Sat. 27th Aug., 10.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m.
All-day singing from The Sacred Harp, first published in 1844, in St Fin Barre's Hall, Dean St., Cork city

The Weekend events will be preceded on Thurs. 25th by the regular weekly singing (7.00-9.00 p.m.) at the Unitarian Church, Princes St., Cork city; and followed on Sun. 28th by a Cooper Book Singing at the Quaker Meeting House, Summerhill South, Cork. The Sacred Harp Singers of Cork add:

We'd love it if folk would come and hear this wonderful music.

Looking ahead, the 7th Ireland Sacred Harp Convention will be held on 4-5 Mar. 2017. For further details, contact the Sacred Harp Singers of Cork by e-mail, the website, Facebook, and Twitter.

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