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 annual singings and special workshops and such. For our regular weekly and monthly singings, please click the Calendar of local singings link below.)

2016 Midwest Sacred Harp Convention

May 28th & 29th

9:30 am - 3:00 pm both days.

Saturday, May 28

Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, 1419 W. Blackhawk St.

Sunday, May 29

Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox St.

Potluck dinner both days at noon

We will sing from the 1991 edition of the Denson Sacred Harp. Loaners will be available. Local singers, please bring one or more large homemade dishes to pass!

There will be a Saturday Evening Social from 5:00-10:00 pm at the home of Kris Richardson, 4515 N. Monticello. If you're driving, RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMITS for this zone are available inside.

For housing, contact Cathryn Bearov, (773) 398-5398 or

Other inquiries: Co-chairs Mary Rogel and Jerry Gripshover, (773) 752-0542: or