Try it; you'll like it.

David Wright of Seattle, Leading on Sunday


This website contains information about shape note (Sacred Harp) singing in Hyde Park and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Upcoming Singings:

(This area is for the next annual singing and/or special workshops and such. For our regular weekly and monthly singings, please click the Calendar of local singings link below. For a list of all our annual singings, please click the Calendar of annual singings link below.)

The 2nd Annual Chicago Cooper Book Singing

Saturday, July 29, 2017 Noon 5:00 p.m. (CDT) then dinner on the grounds from 5 to 6PM

Wilson Abbey at: 935 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago, IL 60640

There will be signs directing you to the theater where we sing.

We will sing from the 2012 edition.

Books will be available.

This site is wheelchair accessible.

No experience necessary. You are welcome come and sing or listen or a little of both.

This event is free. We will pass a hat for a donation to our hosts.

Dinner follows the singing at 5. Local singers bring food!

For more information contact: Jim Helke at 708-957-5117 or jchelke@gmail.com &/or Ann Sleeva at 773-583-4931 or asleeva@yahoo.com