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LI Sacred Harp

Shape note singing information for Long Island and other links

See hymn samples at the bottom of this page

From west: 25-A > RANDALL ROAD > to T > right
From east, go northwest on North Country Road

Wading River Congregational Church
Historic church & building--great for singing Sacred Harp!

Regular Suffolk County sings >> 2nd Sundays are at Bethany Presbyterian Church (Huntington Station)and 4th Sundays at Wading River Congregational Church (United Church of Christ)

SINGING TIMES: 1 to 5 PM with refreshment break in middle. All ability levels are welcome from silent observer through expert leader. There is no cost and "lender" hymnals are available.

425 Maplewood Rd., Huntington Station, NY
CONTACTS: Terry 718-740-3808 or Martha 631-325-8272
Directions: From the Long Island Expressway, Exit 51 North, or the Northern State Parkway, Exit 42 North, Take Deer Park Avenue North.
Bear Left at the fork on Deer Park Road West. After crossing Jericho Turnpike (Rte. 25), Continue North on Park Avenue. Bethany Presbyterian Church is there at the Northwest Corner of Park Avenue and Maple wood Road.

4th Sundays: Wading River Congregational Church January 22
2057 North Country Road, Wading River, NY 11792
Wading River, NY
See map or CONTACT: Martha 325-8272 for directions.


Note names and Sacred Harp notation shapes
Some shapes and names are re-used in the scale



For more information about Sacred Harp ("shape note") singing and locations other than Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, click on the FASOLA.ORG link above.

For more information about the variety of folk music and folk dancing activities on Long Island, check the LITMA link below.

Long Island Traditional Music Association


New York Sacred Harp regular singing locations
There are also a state convention and New England convention

Hymn: "MAJESTY" 1800s century Sacred Harp version

Amazing Grace in the original Sacred Harp style
Known by its older tune name: "New Britain"

Hymn "Clamanda"