19th Annual South Carolina Singing in Memory of William Walker

Burwell Building, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC
Saturday, 16 March 2013

The books used during the singing were The Sacred Harp (1991 Edition), The Christian Harmony (2010 Revision), and The Southern Harmony (1854 Edition).

Dr. Doyle Boggs of Wofford College welcomed the participants and Nathan Rees taught an introductory singing school.

The first session was from The Sacred Harp (SH).

The first session was from the Sacred Harp. Frances Carnell brought the class to order leading 63. Leon Carnell offered an opening prayer.

Leaders: Nathan Rees 285b; Judy Mincey 50b; Harry Eskew 128; Leon Carnell 47b; Bobbi Albert 46; Mary Baumeister 184; John Hollingsworth 415; Katy Kanfer 410b; Mike Spencer 278t; Billy Hollingsworth 65; Jane Spencer 564; Dave Farmer 107; Rob Kelley 447; Tom Ivey 163t; Mike Nichols 72b; Suzanne Walker 142; Gib Rogers 301


The next session was from The Christian Harmony (CH).

The next session was from the Christian Harmony. Frances called the class to order leading 245. A business session was held and the following officers were elected: Chairman--Frances Carnell; Vice-Chairman--Nathan Rees, Secretary--Judy Mincey; Arranging Officer--Jane Spencer; Treasurer--Bobbi Albert. The business session was closed.

Leaders: Nathan Rees 332; Judy Mincey 16; Leon Carnell 165; Harry Eskew 157; Dorothy Lane 171; Bobbi Albert 299; Mary Baumeister 211t; John Hollingsworth 364; Katy Kanfer 154; Mike Spencer 448t; Billy Hollingsworth 369; Jane Spencer 71; Dave Farmer 107; Rob Kelley 445; Tom Ivey 365; Mike Nichols 89

After a blessing by John Hollingsworth, the class was dismissed for lunch.


Ken George called the class to order singing 217 from CH. Gib Rogers closed the Christian Harmony singing with 129.

The next session was from the Southern Harmony.

Leaders: Harry Eskew lead 22t with Wofford students Ashleigh Von Metre, Tyler Slonecki and Nicholas Lawe; Nathan Rees 78; Judy Mincey 278b; Leon Carnell 276b; Mary Baumeister 4b; John Hollingsworth 313b; Katy Kanfer 151; Mike Spencer 41; Billy Hollingsworth 13t; Jane Spencer 315; Dave Farmer 15; Rob Kelley 91; Tom Ivey 61; Mike Nichols 48t; Suzanne Walker 40t; Gib Rogers 181t; Ken George 103; Frances Carnell 48b.


The last session was leader's choice. SH= Sacred Harp CH= Christian Harmony SoH= Southern Harmony.

Jane Spencer reconvened the class leading 64 CH. Leaders: Frances Carnell 572 SH; Nathan Rees 145 SoH; Judy Mincey 72t SoH; Harry Eskew 302 SoH; Mary Baumeister 58 SoH; John Hollingsworth 128 SoH; Mike Spencer 509b CH; Billy Hollingsworth 546t CH; Katy Kanfer 168b CH; Dave Farmer 209 SH; Rob Kelley 121 SoH; Tom Ivey 67b CH; Tom Ivey & Bruce Heimburger 448t SH; Mike Nichols 369 CH; Suzanne Walker with Lucus Ladnick and Rebecca Grate 276 SH; Gib Rogers 97 SH; Ken George 189 CH; Jane Spencer at the request of Charles Good 282 SH; After announcements of upcoming singings, Frances Carnell led 312b SH as a closing song; Leon Carnell dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman--Frances Carnell; Vice-Chairman-- Nathan Rees; Secretary--Judy Mincey

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