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.)

2024 Chicago Anniversary Singing, January 14, 2024 -- plus Warm Winter Singing Workshops on January 13, 2024

The Chicago Sacred Harp Singers would like to invite you to the Chicago Anniversary Sacred Harp Singing, this year celebrating our 40th anniversary! All are welcome. Book: Sacred Harp 1991 edition. Loaner books will be available.

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Kilbourn Park Fieldhouse

3501 N. Kilbourn Ave., Chicago

9:30 AM - 3 PM

Dinner on the grounds at noon.

Locals, please bring a large dish to pass.

A free-will offering will be taken to defray expenses.

[Kilbourn Ave. is 4500 W on the Chicago grid. Transit: CTA bus #152 Addison, connecting with Blue Line "L" train. Street parking is usually available nearby on Sundays.

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, the Warm Winter Singing Workshops will take place at 57th Street Meeting of Friends (Quaker House)

5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago

12:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Lineup to be announced.

[Woodlawn Ave. is 1200 E on the Chicago grid. Transit: CTA bus #55 Garfield, connecting with #6 Jackson Park Express bus, Red and Green line "L" trains, and Metra Electric train. Street parking is usually available nearby on Saturdays.]

COVID-19 precautions: Please show evidence of a negative rapid test taken on the day of each singing. Some tests will be available. If you are feeling unwell or show symptoms of a communicable illness, please join us some other time.

Questions? Contact Chair Ginny Landgraf,, 773-569-2113.