Author Archives: Priestley Miller

About Priestley Miller

A talented song leader and ready writer, Priestley Miller (1905–1969) was pastor of Harpeth Presbyterian Church, founding editor of the Harpeth Valley Sacred Harp News, and chair of the 1966 United Convention.

Some Dos and Don’ts for Sacred Harp Singers

Editor’s Note: Nashville Sacred Harp singer and aptly-named Presbyterian minister Priestley Miller wrote this pithy collection of Sacred Harp “dos and don’ts” in 1965. His admonitions retain their currency fifty years later. Contemporary singers too need the occasional reminder that … Continue reading

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