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Weekly and Monthly New England Area Singings

All listed singings use the 1991 Edition of the Sacred Harp. Any additional books used are listed after the contact information. The information on this page was last updated on January, 2008.

A list of regular local singings around the United States and Internationally is maintained by Annie Grieshop.

A regularly updated list of mostly monthly singings in New England using the Google Calendar tool is maintained by John Martin and Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg.

See WMSHC Local Sings for information on singings in Western Massachusetts.

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Lenox Singing:
Third Sunday of the Month
1-2 Singing School taught by Allison Steel
2-4 regular singing
Chapel down the hill, from the Church on the Hill, 55 Main St., Lenox MA 01240

First Sunday, 3-6 PM
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth (Apr-Nov)
East Sandwich Friends Meetinghouse, 6 Quaker Rd., East Sandwich (Dec-Mar)
Web page:
E-mail: Justin Squizzero at

Second Sunday, 4-7 PM
Christ Church Unity, 70 Colchester Street, Brookline
Web page:
E-mail: Joanna Lampert, Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg, and John Ostwald at

Second Monday, 7:45-10 PM
Andover Newton Theological School, The Meetinghouse, behind Noyes Hall, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre
Web page:
Phone: Bob Parr at 781-648-1009
E-mail: Bob Parr at
Additional books: Norumbega Harmony

Third Sunday, 3-6 PM
St. John's Episcopal Church, 27 Devens. St., Charlestown
Web page:
Phone: Robert or Elizabeth Stoddard at home: 617-242-7092; mobile phone: 617-331-4373
E-mail: Robert or Elizabeth Stoddard at
Additional books: Cooper Edition, Norumbega Harmony, Northern Harmony

See WMSHC Local Sings for information on singings in Western Massachusetts.

Rhode Island

Fourth Sunday, 3-6 PM
Round Top Center, Beneficent Congregational Church, corner of Weybosset and Chestnut Streets, Providence
Web site:
Phone: Charles Cofone at 401-524-1390
E-mail: Charles Cofone at

Brown University:
Thursdays, 5-7 PM
Choral Room, Steinert Practice Center, corner of Hope and Power Streets, Providence
Web site:
E-mail: Kiri Miller


Second Sunday, 2:30-5 PM
Wesleyan Chapel or Russell House, Wesleyan University, Middletown (contact Neely Bruce for details)
E-mail: Neely Bruce at

Yale-New Haven Regular Singing
Weekly singing on approximately alternating Tuesday and Sunday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm, though the schedule has some irregularities. Check out their web site for an up to date schedule of dates.
Web site:


First Sunday, 1-4 PM
The Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave. Portland
Phone: Vicki Adams at 207-985-7002 or Chris Holley at 207-677-6437

Second Monday, 7-9 PM
Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, Fellowship Hall, Entrance is at Court and Spring street
Phone: Bobbie Goodell at 207-342-2324
E-mail: Bobbie Goodell at

Fourth Sundays, 2-5 PM
Location varies
Phone: Barb Ames 207-721-9732 or Corrone Bryant 207-563-6083

Eastern New York

(for a complete list of New York State singings, see

New York City (Manhattan, Lower East Side):
First Saturday, 3-6 PM
The Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. between Stanton and Rivington Sts.
Take the F train to 2nd Avenue or F,J,M, or Z to Delancy St.
Web site:
Phone: Aldo Ceresa at 718-963-1821

Albany Area:
First Saturday, 7:30-10 PM (Sep-Jun)
Cavalry United Methodist Church, 15 Ridge Pl., Latham
Phone: Michael Ryan at 518-399-6046, or Jean or George Seiler at 518-583-7813
E-mail: Jean or George Seiler at or

New York City (Brooklyn), Joe Beasley Singing:
Second Sunday, 2-5 PM (followed by potluck)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 199 Carroll St., Brooklyn
Web site:
Phone: Brenda Pe–a at 718-793-2848
E-mail: Brenda Pe–a at

New York City (Manhattan, Midtown):
Third Sunday, 2:30-5 PM (Sep-Jun)
For up to date location info, please see
Phone: 646-251-2866

New Jersey

Upper Montclair:
Fourth Sunday, 2-5:30 PM
Montclair Friends Meetinghouse, 289 Park St., Montclair
Phone: Gina Balestracci or Roland Hutchinson at 973-509-2165

New Hampshire

Second and Fourth Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM
Hanover Meeting House, 43 Lebanon Street, Hanover
E-mail: Dan Hertzler at

Fourth Sunday, 1:30-4 PM
Mariposa Museum in Peterborough (Jan, Apr, Jul, and Oct)
Harriville (other months)
Phone: Anne Thomas at 603-899-3249
E-mail: Anne Thomas at


Second Sunday, 1-4:30 PM
Phone: Deb Moody at 802-388-5410
E-mail: Deb Moody at

Third Sunday, 3:00-5:00 PM
St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro
Phone: Peter Amidon at 802-257-1006
E-mail: Peter Amidon at

Fourth Sundays, 1:30-4:30 PM
St Barnabas Episcopal Church, Parish hall, Norwich, VT.
Phone: Dan Hertzler at 802-674-6963
E-mail: Dan Hertzler at

Derby Line:
Fourth Sunday 3:30 PM (with a potluck)
Universalist Unitarian Church Hall, Derby Line (about 500 feet from the international border)
Phone: Julia Richmond at 819-657-4703
E-mail: Julia Richmond at
First, third, and fifth Fridays, 7-11 PM (Fifth Fridays followed by Potluck)
Phone: Pat Colteryahn at 802-885-9521
E-mail: Dan Keebler at

Second and fourth Tuesdays 7 p.m. (Fall-Spring)
Every Tuesday, 7:30 PM (Summer)
Bread and Puppet Farm, Rte. 122
Phone: Linda Wells at 802-586-0698
E-mail: Linda Wells at

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