Star Island Harmony

Star Harmony

* Star Harmony 2019 will be Friday - Sunday, September 13 - 15.  Mary Cay Brass and the Amidons will be joined by special guest leader Nicholas Williams. (Here is Nicholas Williams on piano with a song he taught to Mary Cay Brass's Greenfield Harmony.  Pascal Gemme guest fiddler/singer -

I will be updating this site soon.  The below is about our recent sold-out Star Harmony weekend with special guest leader Emily Miller.

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Choral Singing Weekend at Star Island

an astonishingly beautiful retreat center astonishingly beautiful retreat center on a small island off the NH coast.

Sacred & Secular Choral Singing

mostly SATB songs (a cappella and piano/SATB) for church choir • community chorus • hospice choirs

Fri eve through Sunday morning - Sept , 14, 15, 16, 2018

led by Emily Miller, Mary Cay Brass, and Peter & Mary Alice Amidon

* *   Register on the Star Island/Star Harmony webpage * *

* Emily Miller leading "Bid You Goodnight"

* Mary Cay leading the River singers

* Peter leading his arrangement of There But For Fortune


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A weekend of a cappella and piano/SATB harmony singing: arrangements of folk songs, hymns, spirituals, gospel, seasonal songs, shape note songs and songs written by folks steeped in the oral tradition; for directors and singers in community, church and hospice choruses, and for those who simply love to sing.

The schedule will be similar to the schedule from last year.

at a beautiful retreat center (take a video tour) on a small island (you can walk around it in an hour) an hour by ferry from Portsmouth, NH.

Register on the Star Island/Star Harmony webpage

For more information on the program please contact

Peter Amidon
Star Harmony Registrar & Singing Leader
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