Singing in the Mines!

Filed under: Announcements,Shows and Performances
Posted by jesse on July 14, 2006 at 1:14 pm

What: Shape note singing school of Subliminal History
Where: Widow Jane Mine, Century House Historical Society, Rosendale, NY, 668 Route 213.
When: July 30, 2-5 PM (Workshop), 6 PM (Performance/Assembly).

This July 30, come attend our Singing School Workshop inside the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale, NY. Learn how to sing shape note music and discover for yourself the Rosendale edition of the Subliminal History of New York State, a narrative about living land and history being developed by Carrie Dashow and Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg.

From 2-5 PM, the singing workshop will mix instruction on how to sing shape note music, an early American singing style still in practice today, with stories communicated from the living land about Rosendale’s cement industry and the vast inland sea that covered much of the region in Cretaceous times. At 6 PM the class will perform with Carrie and Jesse.

Both events are open to the public. Registration required for the workshop. $10 donation. No musical experience necessary. Please bring a snack to eat between 5 and 6, and invite your family and friends to come to the assembly. To register call 845-658-9900 or email

Brought to you by the Society for a Subliminal State and the Century House Historical Society.

For more information, visit Subliminal State and you can email Carrie and Jesse.