SCHEDULE

Saturday - April 10, 2021

 9:00 - Registration and Coffee,

     Tour of Shook-Smathers House

 

9:30 - Opening Remarks

           Presentation about

               William Billings                     

 

10:00 - Brief History of

   Shaped-Note Music and Books

                             &

Advanced Class in Leading for Returning QSMSS Alumni

 

10:45 - Rudiments of Singing

              Shaped-Notes

 

12:00 -  Archival Recordings

            of Shaped-Note Singing

 Discussion about Blue Ridge Style

 

12:30 -  Brownbag Lunch

                    Exhibits 

 

  1:15 -  Section Choir Rehearsal 

                              &

Advanced Class in Ornamental Singing for Experienced Singers

 

  2:30 - Refreshment Break

 

   2:45 - Singing As a Group

 

   4:30 - Closing Remarks 

 

 

Shaped-note books will be provided at no cost for use at the singing school, and will also be available for sale. 

 

 

Canceled due to pandemic.

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