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This website contains information about shape note (Sacred Harp) singing in Hyde Park and throughout the Chicagoland area.
(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 Midwest Sacred Harp Convention
Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:30pm – 3:00pm
Sunday, April 30, 2017 9:30pm – 3:00pm
Saturday: Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, 1419 W Blackhawk St., Chicago
Sunday: Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago
New and experienced singers are invited to Chicago for the Midwest Sacred Harp Singing Convention. We sing 9:30 am - 3 pm each day, with dinner on the grounds at noon provided by local singers.
This year we will sing from both the 1991 edition of the Sacred Harp and from the Shenandoah Harmony. Loaner books will be available.
The Saturday evening social will be from 5-9 pm at the home of Kris Richardson, 4515 N Monticello.
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