Sacred Harp Regional Singings and Conventions in Los Angeles





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Pictures from the 2008 Convention

This was originally the web page for the 2008 All-California Sacred Harp convention, which took place in January 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  A brief Report on this convention is given below.

We're currently using the site to help organize the 2009 Los Angeles Regional Singing, which will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2009.  The Venue, Directions, and Planning pages have all been updated for this regional singing.  See below on this page for further information.

The 2010 California State Convention will take place in the San Diego area.  If you are involved in organizing the 2010 Convention, you may want to have your Convention web site linked from this page (which pops up on Google searches). To do this, please contact me (Bruce Hayes, and I will be happy to oblige.

For information on the regularly scheduled singings in the Los Angeles area, please visit our regular web site.

The 2009 Los Angeles Regional Singing

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Building H at Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA

Singing 10:00 - 4:00
Registration  starts at 9:00
Potluck lunch 12:00 - 1:00
(Local singers please bring dishes to share. No kitchen facilities.)

All are welcome. Come to sing, or come to listen.

When you're not singing, you can enjoy the amazing view: Angels Gate Cultural Center is located on a bluff overlooking the San Pedro Channel, Catalina Island and Los Angeles Harbor.

We will sing from the 1991 Edition of The Sacred Harp. Loaner books available.

The location is approximately 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and 15 miles southeast of LAX. The building is a fine-sounding all-wood singing space with excellent acoustics.

For information on the singing venue, transportation, and lodging, please visit the links on the left side of this page. We look forward to seeing you at the singing!


Report on the Twentieth Annual All-California Sacred Harp Singing Convention

The convention took place on January 19 and 20th, 2008.  It was attended by over 125 Sacred Harp singers from all over the country.  We local singers would like to thank  the many people who traveled from far and wide to contribute their voices to the singing.  We hope everyone who came enjoyed the singing as much as we did!


We now have a few pictures from the convention (with links to more).  To contribute pictures (or, if you like, sound files), please click on "Contact Information" to the left. 

Download the old convention flyer (PDF format)