Posted by: nwseaport | September 13, 2012

September Chantey Sing 9/14 with Helen Gilbert

Helen GilbertNorthwest Seaport’s September’s Chantey Sing will be on Friday, Sept. 14, 8:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Helen Gilbert is a new song leader for the monthly Chantey Sings and has recently joined the Northwest maritime music community. A native of England, her repertoire of songs and love of music were honed by singing with her father and with the Morris Dance community. Helen has played an instrumental role in getting the Port Townsend monthly sings established and is collaborating on a chantey songbook.  Helen will keep the music rolling along.

Immanuel Lutheran Church is located at 1215 Thomas Street (Seattle, 98109)  just one block west of REI.  The sing will be downstairs in Parrish Hall.  Admission is Free but donations to benefit maritime preservation are welcome.

More details at NW Seaport’s Chantey webpage.