See also the
Third Sunday Newbury, Mass. Shapenote Singing
Also Second Sunday Boston Connexion singing in Brookline.
Boston Area Monthly Shape-Note Singing
Primarily from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.
We have books you can use, or buy a copy to take home.
You've heard it on the soundtrack to
this Boston area singing has been going on for decades.
Also covered by WBUR's Here-and-Now,
Sacred Harp special on 2004 January 12
Note location: As of late 2012 we will be back in
the Meetinghouse (shown in blue on the map below).
Second Monday every month, 7:45 - 10:00 pm
Andover Newton Theological School
210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02159
or via GPS navigate to 42 19.4 North, 71 11.3 West
Accessible by MBTA on the Green Line
Plenty of Parking
Map available, 7k GIF
Music provided, no experience necessary
Sponsored by Norumbega Harmony and
Andover Newton Theological School.
Printable Version of Flyer
For a printable version of the Monthly Singing flyer complete with
dates and maps, download
2013 PDF Flyer, 205kB
2013 MS-Word .doc Flyer, 176kB
For more information, contact Bob Parr,
parr2w4s [at] gmail [dot] com, 781-648-1009
(See also directions provided by ANTS)
Recommended route when coming from north, south, or west:
From I-95 (also known as Route 128): Take Exit 20A (Route 9)
east toward Boston. Proceed 2.1 miles on Route 9 to the Parker St.
exit. Turn left (north) onto Parker Street at the end of the exit
ramp and proceed for .6 miles. Just before reaching the bridge
over the MBTA trolley tracks and the Newton Centre business district,
turn right onto Braeland Avenue. Then take the first right onto
Herrick Road and follow the signs up the hill to the campus.
Interactive map from Yahoo,
with link to printable intersection-by-intersection driving instructions.
By rapid transit:
From the MBTA trolley:
Take the Green Line, Riverside Branch (D train)
to Newton Centre. As you step off an outbound car, Herrick Road is
on the left. Proceed on Herrick Road up the hill to the campus --
10-15 minutes walk. It takes approximately 30 minutes on the
from downtown Boston to Newton Centre. There is a taxi stand at the
Once on Campus:
Having reached the grassy common at the top of the hill, proceed
around to your right on the one-way road.
Noyes Hall is the second
building on your right; the Meetinghouse is just behind Noyes Hall.
Other Sacred Harp Singing Opportunities
Boston Connexion singing in Brookline.
Newbury, Massachusetts singing at First Parish Church.
Dr. Warren Steel's
Local Regular Singing Directory.
All this and more can be found via the
Fasola Home Page
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Original 3 October 1994
Last Modified: 2015 Jan 12 /
Ishmael the Fiddler