Author Archives: Janet Fraembs

About Janet Fraembs

The story of the Illinois Convention is the story of Janet’s journey with Sacred Harp; she has attended every convention. Janet lives in Charleston, Illinois, where she grew up and graduated from Eastern Illinois University.

Building Community Harmony: Thirty-Three Years of Illinois State Sacred Harp Conventions

“I am going to bring nine people to Paxton, Illinois to organize a state convention. Saturday, May 25 is the date. St. Louis will be next.” That’s what Hugh McGraw, executive secretary of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company, wrote on … Continue reading

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