Camp DoReMi - 2017

The 11th Annual session of Camp DoReMi was held at Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, NC from August 17th through August 20th. Books used during the singing school were The Christian Harmony 2010 Edition, New Harp of Columbia. Additional singings offered to campers were from Lloyd's Primitive Hymns, Daily's Primitive Baptist Hymn & Tune Book, and the Georgian Harmony.

Officers for the camp were Jonathon Smith - Director; Jane Cannon - Assistant Director; Chris Wilhelm - Librarian

Instructors: Thom Farbach, Rachel Hall, Michael Walker, Jonathon Smith, Sean Francis Conway, Kevin Barrans, Nathan Rees, and Calum Woods.

Thursday, August 17th
Camp opened with Jane Cannon welcoming all those in attendance.
Dave & Sherry Lovett, Resident Managers at Wildacres, welcomed everyone and gave a history of Wild Acres Retreat.
After dinner, singing was held from The Christian Harmony and New Harp of Columbia.

Thursday night singing

The Christian Harmony session:
61t, North Carolina - Kevin Beirne
493b, Day-Star - Michael Spencer
282, Friendship - Joe Holbert
249, Green Fields - Dorothy Lane
362, Shining Light - Sam Kleinman
44b, Dunlap’s Creek - Mary Baumeister
281b, Palmetto - Mike Richards
286, Ganges - David Smead
86b, Hicks’ Farewell - Nancy Tkacs
308, The Happy Time - Hayden Arp
533, Prospect of Heaven - Rachel Hall
1, Weary Rest - Gwen Gethner
21b, Webster - Corinne Ducey
515, Olive Shade - Lisa Bennett
168, Rest - Carol Huang
203, Cumberland - Sean Francis Conway
318, The Martial Trumpet - Michael Walker
81t, Maitland - Jon Giles
101, An Address for All - Thom Fahrbach
190, Salutation - Becky Wright
214, Hosanna - Ben Fink
8, Creation - Laura Hodges
219, Rapture -Calum Woods

RECESS

New Harp of Columbia session:
56t, Heavenly Armour - Kevin Beirne
79, Travelling to the Grave - Claudia Dean
42, Lenox - David Wilson
164b, Eusebia - Leslie Booher
129t, Dublin - Brenda Dunlap
66, Clinton - Chris Wilhelm
74, Never Part Again - Robin Goddard
147, Mexico - Jonathan Smith
380, Christian Song - Billy Hollingsworth - from The Christian Harmony
76A, Persia - Rachel Hall
70, Brooklyn - Sam Kleinman
68t, Paradise - Mike Richards
39b, St. Martins - Calum Woods
134, Indian's Farewell - Becky Wright
67b, New Year - Sean Francis Conway
59t, Marlow - Michael Walker
67t, Soda - Corinne Ducey
145, Oliphant - Laura Hodges
Closing prayer: Calum Woods

Friday, August 18th
Morning Classes: Primitive Hymn Singing, Other 7 shape "End Openers" in Aikin Shapes, Rudiments I, Leading Songs, Composing in Seven Shapes.
Afternoon Classes: The Story of William Walker's Christian Harmony, Primitive Baptist Hymns, The New Harp of Columbia.

Friday night singing

Christian Harmony session:
261t, Come Thou Fount - Corinne Ducey
90, Brightest Days - Shannon Primm
281b, Palmetto - Eli Snyder
278, God Holds the Future - Mary Baumeister
359, Wondrous Love - Ginny Faust
215, In That Morning - Joe Holbert
85, Mercy Seat - Dorothy Lane
43, The Heavenly Throng - Mike Richards
531, Little Worth - Lisa Bennett
19, The Day of Days - Jon Giles
262, Collins - Chris Wilhelm
419t, Rockingham - Carol Huang
166, What Can I Do? - Gwen Gethner
74, God’s Helping Hand - Becky Wright
544, Life’s Troubles - David Smead
261b, Alone - John Hollingsworth
236t, Pacolet - Claudia Dean
307, True Happiness - Michael Walker
393t, West Point - Calum Woods
176, Heavenly Treasures - Thom Fahrbach
511, Farewell - Billy Hollingsworth
546b, Oak Grove - Leslie Booher
292, Grief of Love - Laura Hodges

RECESS

New Harp of Columbia session:
85, Greenland - Nathan Rees
18, Windham - Pat Wilson
20t, Uxbridge - Michael Spencer
30, Sion's Security - Kevin Barrans
64t, Zerah - Robin Goddard
184A, The Church Bell - Kevin Beirne
81A, Few Happy Matches - Rachel Hall
11, Old Hundred - Sean Francis Conway
180, Whitestown - Ben Fink
46, Concord - Sam Kleinman
181, Boylston - Brenda Dunlap
121, Seaman - Jonathan Smith
74A, Davisson's Retirement - Thom Fahrbach
154, Yarmouth - Chris Wilhelm
59A, New Durham - Becky Wright
159, Ocean - Calum Woods
124, The Saint's Adieu - Michael Walker
90b, Marietta - Mary Baumeister
53A, Redeeming Love - Claudia Dean
22t, Missionary Chant - Leslie Booher
161, Ballstown - Corinne Ducey
Closing prayer: Áine Ui Chellaigh

Saturday, August 19th

Morning Classes: Primitive Hymn Singing, Other 7 Shape "End Openers" in Funk Shapes, Rudiments II, Leading Songs, Composing in Seven Shapes.
Afternoon Classes: The History of Christian Harmony Songs, The Harmonia Sacra.

Saturday night singing

New Harp of Columbia session:
19, Wells - Eli Snyder
82A, Exultation- Claudia Dean
52A, Evening Shade - Ginny Faust
99, Morning Trumpet - Robin Goddard
62t, Peterboro - David Wilson
87t, Hightower - Sam Kleinman
21A, Consolation - Leslie Booher
98, Liberty - Nathan Rees
31, Native Country - Mary Baumeister
52t, Ballerma - Sean Francis Conway
122, Summer - Michael Walker
123, Rapture - Becky Wright
26, Erin - Kevin Beirne
93, Deep Spring - Mike Richards
127A, Jalinda - Rachel Hall
120b, Martyn - Pat Wilson
163, New Topia - Thom Fahrbach
28t, Loving-Kindness- Eddie Mash
70, Brooklyn - Kevin Barrans
34A, New Salem - Calum Woods

RECESS

The Christian Harmony session
180, The Sinless Summerland - Ben Fink
365, The Indian’s Petition - Lisa Bennett
167t, Detroit - Áine Ui Chellaigh
495, The Sailor’s Home - Michael Spencer
131, Will You Meet Me? - Patty Judson
205, The Watchman’s Call - Lydia Llywelyn
172, The Grand Highway - Jon Giles
91, There Is a Fountain - Corinne Ducey
548, Macedonia - John Hollingsworth
276, Worlds Beyond the Sky - Laura Hodges
138, Rest in the Kingdom - Carol Huang
168b, Sunrise - David Smead
203, Cumberland - Gwen Gethner
36b, Albion - Brenda Dunlap
109, Not Made With Hands - Joe Holbrook
85, Mercy Seat - Dorothy Lane
369, Easter Anthem - Billy Hollingsworth
51, Lonsdale - Billy Wilson
507t, Union - Pattie Judson
419t, Rockingham - Eddie Mash
316, This Heavy Load - Lydia Llywelyn and Mike Richards
455b, Rockbridge - Jonathan Smith and Eli Smith

After the evening singing, there was an ice cream social followed by music and viewings of Brown Mountain Lights by the campfire.

Sunday Morning Singing, The Georgian Harmony
Chairman - John Hollingsworth

25, Humility - John Hollingsworth
Opening prayer: Billy Hollingsworth
204, Carlton - Billy Hollingsworth
59, Culloden - Mary Baumeister
22, Adoration - Michael Walker
46, Oakland - Thom Fahrbach
10, Jackson - Brenda Dunlap
3, Calvary's Hill - Gwen Gethner
15, Admonition - Eli Snyder
198, Majestic - Lisa Bennett
54, John 3:37 - David Smead
151, Mount Ida - Lydia Llywelyn
47, Loving Kindness - Corinne Ducey
51, Pilgrim - Áine Ui Chellaigh
11, Desolation - Chris Wilhelm
82, Flat Shoals - Pat Wilson
124, Byron - Nancy Tkacs
211, Wilson's Chapel - A Short Anthem - Billy Hollingsworth
153, Oxford - David Wilson
208, Ila - Michael Spencer
108, Invocation - Cliff Hall
252, Arabi - Kevin Barrans
196, Mansfield - Gwen Gethner and Maggie Zhou
155, Heavenly Prospect - Laura Hodges
138, Psalm Tune - Jon Giles
50, Celebration - Thom Fahrbach, IHO his friend's first child
90, The Stork Carol - Jonathan Smith
136, Thus Spake Matthew - A Short Anthem - Michael Walker
200, Harvest - Áine Ui Chellaigh
95, Harbor - Brenda Dunlap
87, Sojourn - Eli Snyder
209, Council - Lydia Llywelyn
19, Decatur - Laura Hodges
255, Christian Farewell - Michael Spencer, as the closing song
Closing Prayer: John Hollingsworth


2017 Minutes listing
Christian Harmony HomePage
August 2017