A traditional and powerful singing of American shape-note hymns, fuging tunes,
and anthems in unaccompanied four-part harmony from The Sacred Harp

March 30 & 31, April 1, 2001

Friday, March 30, 7:30 - 9:30 PM: New Traditions Singing *
The historic Pohick Church (ca. 1770), 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, Virginia

Saturday, March 31, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM: All-Day Singing and Dinner on the Grounds
Registration begins at 9:15 AM. Potluck dinner provided by Local Singers.
Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, Virginia

Sunday, April 1, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM: All-Day Singing and Dinner on the Grounds
Registration begins at 9:15 AM. Potluck dinner provided by Local Singers.
The Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike (Route 193), Great Falls, Virginia

ffff      All are welcome: beginners, experienced singers, & listeners      ffff
No admission charge: free-will offering

The Sacred Harp (1991 Edition) tunebooks will be available for loan and purchase.
Local singers, please bring a substantial meal to share on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday evening social: 6:00 - 10:00 PM.

For Convention information, lodging or local travel assistance, or to volunteer, call Tom Tucker at 703-313-4964  trtucker@email.com
or the Folklore Society of Greater Washington Information Hotline at 202-546-2228, ext. 56.

Steven Sabol's Potomac River Sacred Harp Convention 2001 Web site:
http://www.his.com/sabol/PRC2001.html
Maps and updates: http://go.to/shapenotes

Children are welcome. However, parents are responsible for arranging supervision for their own children, as
no childcare will be provided.

Sponsored by

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

* We'll sing new songs, old songs, rearranged songs; anything beyond The Sacred Harp (1991 Edition). You should provide 80 song copies for the group. You should provide 80 song copies for the group. Please bring your copies of Christian Harmony and Eclectic Harmony. For details or assistance, contact Mary Ann Daly at 202-328-5027 daly@rff.org If you would like to have your song led, but will not be able to attend on Friday night, please contact Mary Ann.   Singing on Saturday and Sunday will be restricted to The Sacred Harp (1991 Edition).
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