Camp DoReMi - 2022

Wildacres Retreat
Little Switzerland, McDowell County, North Carolina

Thursday, August 11 – Sunday, August 14, 2022

The 15th Annual session of Camp DoReMi was held at Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, NC from August 11th through August 14th, 2022. Books used during the singing school were The Christian Harmony 2010 Edition, and New Harp of Columbia.

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

Instructors and classes: Hayden Arp taught Effective Leading & Front Bench Etiquette; Rachel Wells Hall taught The Lost History of Songs, and The Problem with Minor Music; Nathan Rees taught Beginning Rudiments, and Stories from The Old Harp; Nicholas Thompson taught Dinner on the Grounds; Michael Walker taught Rudiments II, and The Camp Meeting Spiritual: The Music of the Southern Frontier Camp Meeting; Calum Woods taught Revisiting The Harmonia Sacra, and Scripture, Poetry, and the Psalms; Becky Wright taught A Primitive Baptist Hymn Sampler, Mad Libs Composition, and Keying 7-Shape Music. There was a collaborative group-led New Compositions & Alternate Sources session to end the weekend of superb classes.

Evening Singing, Thursday, 8/11/22

The Christian Harmony session:
326, Royal Proclamation - Jonathon Smith
58b, Primrose - Jane Cannon
401b, Euphrates - Michael Spencer
13, Traveler’s Hope - Becky Wright
190, Salutation - Maggie Zhou
101, An Address for All - Thom Fahrbach
61t, North Carolina - Lisa Bennett
214, Hosanna - Tim Gregg
509b, The Good Shepherd - Judy Mincey
264, Harwell - Phil Perrin
404t, Rosalie - Claudia Dean
258, Thorny Desert - Andy Ditzler
66t, Balerma - Erin Fulton
362, Shining Light - Sam Kleinman
364, Redemption - Nicholas Thompson
546b, Oak Grove - Leslie Booher

The New Harp of Columbia session:
109, Bruce’s Address - Hayden Arp
68t, Paradise - Jeff Farr
74, Never Part Again - Robin Goddard
51, Mount Olivet - Andy Morse
112, Humility - Thomas Begley
81A, Few Happy Matches - Rachel Wells Hall
62t, Peterboro - Stina Soderling
180, Whitestown - David Smead
24, Salvation - Calum Woods
22t, Missionary Chant - Jon Giles
30, Sion’s Security - Tristan Gordon
144, Rowley - Steven Stone
Closing prayer - Jeff Farr

Secretary & Arranging - Jane Cannon

Evening Singing Friday 8/12/22

The New Harp of Columbia session:
131, Marston - Jonathon Smith
80A, Indian Philosopher - David Smead
25, Ninety-Third - Andy Ditzler
87t, Hightower - Claudia Dean
154A Yarmouth - Jeff Farr
121, Seaman - Lisa Bennett
38, Bradley - Thom Fahrbach
64t, Zerah - Robin Goddard
21t, Rockingham - Maggie Zhou
144, Rowley - Judy Mincey (in memory of Lee Rogers)
94, Devizes - Chris Wilhelm
75t, Anticipation - Erin Fulton
13, Reflection - Nathan Rees

Christian Harmony session:
224, Hark My Soul - Tim Gregg
146b, Bangor - Dean Jens
333, Night is Coming - Mary Baumeister and Chris Wilhelm (for Tim Aldrich)
332, Babylonian Captivity - John Berendzen
109, Not Made with Hands - Eli Snyder
51, Lonsdale - Eva Striebeck
316, This Heavy Load - Jose’ Camacho-Cerna
172, The Grand Highway - Rachel Speer
185, Corinth - Liz Patton
10, Zion’s Dove - Jonathan Wood
64, Youthful Blessings - Jennifer Jones
184, Where We’ll Never Grow Old - Patricia Davis
417b, Zanesville - Kerry Cullinan
205, The Watchman’s Call - Betsy Jeronen
6, Babel’s Streams - Gail Doss & Hayden Arp
320, Longing for the Day - David Brodeur
Closing Prayer – Jonathan Wood

Secretary - Jane Cannon, Arranging - Rachel Wells Hall

Evening Singing Saturday 8/13/22

The New Harp of Columbia session:
63b, Azmon - Rachel Speer
94, Devizes - Leslie Booher
134, Indian’s Farewell - Becky Wright
62A, Florida - Tristan Gordon
45, Kedron - Jose’Camacho-Cerna
163, New Topia - Maggie Zhou
87A, Confidence - Eli Snyder
125A, Cumberland - Claudia Dean
98, Liberty - Andy Ditzler
35, Ninety-Fifth - Robin Goddard
66, Clinton - Jonathon Smith
68t, Paradise - Judy Mincey
52A, Evening Shade - Steven Stone
113t, Sutton - Jeff Farr
102, Funeral Thought - Lisa Bennett

The Christian Harmony session:
95, Canaan’s Land - Tristan Gordon
168b, Come Along - Jon Giles
276, World’s Beyond the Sky - Thom Fahrbach
365, The Indian’s Petition - Michael Walker
107, Resignation - Nick Gattis
409b, Newingham - Michael Spencer
307, True Happiness - Rachel Wells Hall
91, There is a Fountain - Thomas Begley
14, I’ll Serve My Lord - Jane Cannon, Jose’Camacho-Cerna & Ronald Lopez-Montero
59b, Dove of Peace - Tim Morton
299, Green Meadows - Eva Striebeck
455b, Rockbridge - Hayden Arp
155, Solemn Call - David Smead
111b, Judkins - John Berendzen
344, Morality - Will Peebles
355, Homeward Bound - Betsy Jeronen
114, That Glorious Day - Maddy Mullany
171, Sessions - Liz Patton
210b, Contented Soldier - Clarke Williams
198, News from the Skies - Sam Kleinman
1, Weary Rest - Nicholas Thompson
317, The Christian Soldier - Erin Fulton & Jose’ Camacho-Cerna
133, Juniata - Dean Jens
356, Morning Song - Kerry Cullinan
143, Farther Along - Phil Perrin
211b, Humble Penitent - Stina Soderling
438, The Mouldering Vine - Corinne Serfass
19, The Day of Days - David Brodeur
70b, Brown - Gail Doss
343, Tell the Story - Patricia Davis
510b, Invitation - Calum Woods
419t, Rockingham - Dorothy Robinson
372b, I Won’t Turn Back - Andy Morse
549t, The Christian’s Farewell - Jonathon Smith
Closing prayer - Erin Fulton

Secretary & Arranging - Erin Fulton

There were 61 people attending Camp DoReMi 2022 - 15 from North Carolina, 12 from Georgia, 8 from Tennessee, 5 from Oregon, 4 from New York, 3 from Massachusetts, 3 from Pennsylvania, 2 from California, 2 from Florida, 2 from Kentucky, 1 from Alabama, 1 from Colorado, 1 from Texas, 1 from Vermont, 1 from Washington, 1 from England, 1 from Germany, and 1 from Ireland. 20 people got Covid-19 at camp, or shortly thereafter.

Respectfully submitted, Jane Cannon, Portland, Oregon


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