2013 Minutes

Palo Alto Sacred Harp All-Day Singing
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California
Saturday, August 24, 2013

[As submitted to the Minutes Book.]

The second annual Palo Alto Sacred Harp All-Day Singing was held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in August. The class was called to order by Dan Harper leading 48t. David Fetcho offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Terry Moore 87, 34b; Susan Fetcho 354t, 352; Phil Jensen 569b, 192; Carolyn Deacy 30b, 440; Paul Kostka 198, 200; Linnea Sablosky 86.

A business meeting was held and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman–Terry Moore; Vice Chairman–Dan Harper; Secretary–Ellen Rose; Chaplain–David Fetcho; Arranging Committee–Lindy Groening and Carolyn Deacy; Treasurer–Tom Lawrence.

Leaders: Terry Moore 143; Rebecca Edwards 400, 402; David Olson 385t, 384; Gabriel Kyne 34t, 532; Robin Woolner 33b, 107.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Lindy Groening leading 105, 470. Leaders: Caroline Bonnet 424, 324; Jennie Brown 564, 475; Sue Lindner and Marsha Genensky 159; Chris Thorman 280, 480; Ben Zucker 268, 323b; Karen Mathews 312b; Betty Marvin 350, 351.

RECESS

The class was called back together by Phil Jensen leading 276. Leaders: Bob Jost 535b, 68b; Joel Chan 72b; Kate Coxon 56b, 77t; Jeff Begley 224, 312t; Naomi Kaye 148, 215; Linda Selph 426t (in honor of Carroll Lunsford), 179; Pat Coghlin 287, 501. David Fetcho offered the prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Dan Harper leading 46. Leaders: Edward Rice led “Friendship” (William Walker, Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist), 163t; Mary Gowins 318, 456; Gail Aagaard 155, 503; David Fetcho 383, 448t; Taylor Warren 236, 85; Erika Wilson 171, 272; Peter Ross 163b, 99; Julian Damashek 73t, 558; Naomi Kaye 240; Don Brenneis and Dan Harper 178; Mary Gowins, Jennie Brown, and Lindy Groening 527.

RECESS

The class was called back together by Gail Aargard and Chris Thorman leading 31b. Leaders: Linnea Sablosky and Gabriel Kyne 186; Kate Coxon 108b; Karen Mathews and Jeff Begley 313b; David Fetcho and Susan Fetcho 344; Ben Zucker 223; Caroline Bonnet 106; Robin Woolner 49b; Rebecca Edwards 417; Bob Jost, David Olson, and Anne Caswell 49t; Edward Rice 122; Phil Jensen 497.

RECESS

Dan Harper and Carol Steinfeld led 38b to bring the class to order. Leaders: Julian Damashek 445; Peter Ross 66; David Fetcho 146; Gail Aagaard 147t; Jennie Brown 217; Betty Marvin 139; Carolyn Deacy 430; Susan Fetcho 421; Chris Thorman 108t; Mary Gowins 101t.

A business meeting was held. The Treasurer reported that expenses were met. The Secretary reported that at least 57 singers attended, from California, Washington, and New York, and 93 songs were sung with 39 leaders. A Resolution was made by Peter Ross to meet again next year. The Chair thanked all who made the singing possible. Announcements were made.

Terry Moore, Dan Harper, and Ellen Rose led 347 as the closing song. David Fetcho offered the closing prayer.

Chairman–Terry Moore; Vice Chairman–Dan Harper; Secretary–Ellen Rose

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