14th Annual Nan Herring (Furman) Singing

Nan Herring Pavilion, Daniel Music Building, Furman University
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina

Saturday, May 7, 2011

The 14th annual singing at Furman University was held on Saturday before the second Sunday in May. Song selections were from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition and The Christian Harmony, 2010 edition.

Frances Carnell led 47t (SH) and welcomed the singers. John Plunkett led in prayer. This session was from The Sacred Harp (1991).

Leaders: Frances Carnell 492; Dan Huger 312t; John Plunkett 96; Leon Carnell 163b; Eddie Mash 43; John Hollingsworth 230; Gib Rogers 397; Bill Burns 312b; Michael Spencer 166; Ken George 178; Bill Hollingsworth 36t; Dave Farmer 324; Nathan Rees 93; Steve Walker 107; Robert Kelley 41.

At a brief business meeting the following officers were reelected: Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dan Huger; Secretary—Mary Baumeister and Chris Wilhelm; Chaplain—John Plunkett.

This session was from The Christian Harmony (2010).
Leaders: Dan Huger 341 (CH10); Frances Carnell 171 (CH10); John Plunkett 284 (CH10); Chris Wilhelm 543 (CH10); Leon Carnell 165 (CH10); Eddie Mash 247 (CH10); John Hollingsworth 82t (CH10); Gib Rogers 129 (CH10); Bill Burns 214 (CH10); Michael Spencer 401b (CH10); Ken George 274 (CH10); Bill Hollingsworth 425b (CH10); Dave Farmer 179 (CH10); Nathan Rees 193 (CH10); Steve Walker 167t (CH10); Robert Kelley 263 (CH10).


The last session was "leader's choice". (Songs from The Sacred Harp (1991) are tagged with 'SH', and songs from The Christian Harmony (2010) are tagged with 'CH10'.)

Leaders: Frances Carnell 66 (SH); Chris Wilhelm 73t (SH); John Plunkett 50t (SH); Leon Carnell 268 (SH); Eddie Mash 269 (SH); Dan Huger 36t (CH10); John Hollingsworth 454 (CH10); Gib Rogers 30t (SH); Bill Hollingsworth 25t (CH10); Bill Burns 117 (CH10); Michael Spencer 166 (CH10); Ken George 24t (CH10); Dave Farmer 288 (SH); Nathan Rees 92 (SH); Steve Walker 87 (CH10); Frances Carnell 143 (SH); Chris Wilhelm 192 (CH10); John Plunkett 547 (CH10), for John Merritt; Leon Carnell 503 (SH); Eddie Mash 304 (CH10); Gib Rogers 228 (CH10); Bill Hollingsworth 546t (CH10); Bill Burns 541 (CH10); Michael Spencer 191 (SH); Ken George 253 (CH10); Dave Farmer 86 (SH); Steve Walker 486t (CH10); David Libbey 432b (CH10); John Plunkett 546b (CH10), by request.

Mrs. Jean Osteen, a founder and organizer of the Furman University singing, shared some of its history and personal memories. Frances Carnell led 347 (SH) as the final lesson, and John Plunkett closed in prayer.

Minutes: Chris Wilhelm

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