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VenuesThe Ozark Folk Center State Park Auditorium, White Oak Theater (also at the park), and the Stone County Historical Society in Mountain ViewAdmission/RegistrationNo admission fees however, preregistration is requiredvia Ticketleap so we can accurately plan on the number of participants.To register, click the "Register" tab in the bottom center of this page.
Ticket/print outNOTrequired to attend this event. Instructors will have a registration list for participants.
Participants will enter through the front doors at the Large Auditorium Friday morning and will be given badges there to allow movement through the park on Friday ONLY. All participants should check in and enter via the front doors at the Large Auditorium.
Lodging- Stay onsite at our Cabins @ Dry Creek(Click blue tex to left for info)800 264 3655 to make your cabin reservationThursday Eve- 6 PM - 6:45 PMIntroduction to Shapenote Singing concert/discussion in theWhite Oak Theater(located in the Administration Building), at the Ozark Folk Center, this is an open event, no admission charge.Friday Singing and Teaching SeminarDan Brittain and Gaylon Powell will lead singing and teaching sessions on the stage of the Ozark Highlands Theater (auditorium)at the Ozark Folk Center.Those attending the shapenote sessions only can enter free of charge at the front entrance of the auditorium. Crafts ground visitors may come and go to the shapenote session via the rear entrance of the auditorium.Saturday SingingA traditional singing, using both four-shape and seven-shape books will be held in the old Mountain View High School auditorium on School Avenue, one block south of East Main (the turn is between Best Drug Store and Conoco) in Mountain View.
Descriptive Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 9 Ozark Folk CenterWhite Oak Auditorium in OFCs Administration Building6:00-6:45 p.m. Welcome and Orientation: Gaylon Powell, Dan Brittain, and Charley Sandage
Friday, July 10 Ozark Folk CenterLarge Auditorium (Free admission at Front Entrance or from Craft Area)Concurrent Sessions 9:30 - 10:15Session A: Sampling of different Shape Note books and traditions with Gaylon Powell and Dan BrittainSession B: Introduction to Shape Note singing and sight reading (This is recommended if you are getting professional development credit), with Charley Sandage10:30 - 11:30
Discussion and Practice of Shape Note Traditions
Gaylon Powell and Dan Brittain
11:30-1:00 p.m.: LUNCH
1:00 2:00 p.m.: Discussion and Practice of Shape Note Singing Traditions
Break 15 minutes
2:15-3:00 p.m.: Practice of Singing and Leading in Shape Note Singing
Saturday, July 7Stone County Historical SocietyLocation: Stone County Historical Society(Clickblue text for map)
All Singers and Listeners Welcome
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon Traditional Singing
2 noon-1:30 p.m.: LUNCH and Visiting
1:30 3:30 p.m.: Traditional Singing