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Acappella Singing

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While it has been only in recent years that instrumental music has come to be a widespread practice in church worship, this comparatively new practice has become so universal in some religious groups that many persons would be surprised to know that there are religious people…

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Shape-Note “Singing School”

Chattanooga Primitive Baptist Church
811 Runyan Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37405

will host a
Shape-Note “Singing School”
(Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do)

June 1-4, 2014

 

Classes will be conducted primarily by Philip Green, who has decades of experience in music  education – including conducting numerous singing schools across the country with students varying widely in age and musical experience.

  • Families and all ages are welcome!
    We do request that children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult.
  • Lunch and supper will be provided Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
  • There is no charge to attend; you may contribute to a love offering for Mr. Green.
  • The school will focus on learning about pitch, rhythm, sight-reading shape notes (Do, Re, Mi…), tone production, harmony, and musical interpretation.
  • We will mostly sing classic hymns a capella in four-part harmony.

 

The schedule is as follows:

Singing School Schedule

Sunday night

6/1/2014

Monday

6/2/2014

Tuesday

6/3/2014

Wednesday

6/4/2014

10:00A – 12:00P

  Session 1 Session 1 Session 1

12:00P – 1:00P

Lunch Lunch Lunch

1:00P – 2:00P

Session 2 Session 2 Session 2

2:00P – 3:30P

Session 3(Song Leading) Session 3(Song Leading) Session 3(Song Leading)

3:30P – 5:00P

Recreation Time Recreation Time Recreation Time

5:00P – 6:30P

Supper/Welcome Supper Supper Supper

6:30P – 8:00P

Intro Session Session 4 Session 4 Session 5

Sessions 1, 2, 4, and Intro – Appropriate for all ages and skill levels.
Session 3 – Focuses on song-leading skills; all are welcome to participate or observe.
Session 5 – A capella song service for everyone.

RSVP to Pastor Andrew Huffman (423.227.3590, huffmanhouse@gmail.com) if you would like to attend or have any questions, or visit us at or www.ChattanoogaPBC.org.