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January 2019

Amidons lead singing at the Dance Flurry

January 10
Saratoga Hilton and City Center, 534 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States

Contact https://www.flurryfestival.org/ Peter and Mary Alice are leading popular singing sessions (each typically draws 100 - 200 singers) at this extraordinary annual 3-day festival of participatory traditional dance (contra dancing, English country dancing, international dancing, community dancing & more). Shape note sing, mostly from the Sacred Harp; handouts provided. Gospel Harmony sing - a wide range of gospel and gospel/style songs, harmonies by ear or taught by the Amidons. The Amidons are also leading a Community Dance. Location Saratoga Hilton & City Center, Saratoga…

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February 2019

South Carolina MEA Conference workshops

February 8 @ 8:00 am - February 9 @ 5:00 pm
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Contact Dr. Michael Weaver Peter and Mary Alice lead two 75 minute workshops for elementary school music teachers:: "Storytelling, Picture Books, Literature and Music" and "New Dances & Singing Games for K-6" on Friday, February 8, and they will be leading a two-hour community dance on Saturday February 9 as part of the South Carolina Music Educators Association Annual Conference.

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May 2019

Singing for the Dying – a Hospice Singing Workshop

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Rowe Conference Center, 22 Kings Highway
Rowe, MA 01367 United States
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Contact a hospice singing workshop led by Hallowell Founder Kathy Leo with singing led by Hallowell co-music directors Mary Cay Brass & Peter Amidon Friday dinner through Sunday lunch, June 9, 10, 11, 2017 at the Rowe Conference Center * more info & register here * Hospice choirs are springing up all over the country, many of them modeled on the Hallowell Choir. Learn to help ease the final transition, anointing the dying person with voices in harmony. Singing for the dying speaks directly to the soul…

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