A Calendar of Singings in the Chicago Area

We sing regularly in St. Charles, Hyde Park, and on the north side of Chicago. To find out more, try our email list.

This page will also contain information about singings in Lockport, IL, whenever they are scheduled.

Hyde Park Singings

Thursday, June 7, 2018 5311 S. Ellis, 1st Fl (Fraser) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, June 14, 2018 5480 South Cornell (Clawde*) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn 7:15-9:30
Thursday, June 28, 2018 5502 S. Everett #3 (Lodder; buzz the top buzzer) 7:00-9:00
Thursday, July 5, 2018 5311 S. Ellis, 1st Fl (Fraser) 7:00-9:00

* This location is wheelchair accessible, and has a cat.

June 21 we will be participating in Make Music Chicago. NOTE THAT THE TIME IS DIFFERENT FROM USUAL: 7:15 – 9:30 pm. We are sharing the “stage” with other musicians that day, but we will have our regular Sacred Harp singing, from the 1991 Sacred Harp only. Please bring loaner books if you have them.

The program that day will be:

6:30 – 7:15 pm Le Cantanti di Chicago women’s choir

7:15 - 7:45 pm Combined Le Cantanti & Shapenote Singers

7:45 – 9:30 pm Regular Thursday Hyde Park singing (Denson only)

There is singing in the Hyde Park neighborhood every Thursday. The first Thursday of the month will be a two book singing with the 1991 edition of the Denson Sacred Harp and the Cooper book. The other three Thursdays of the month, we will still sing from Denson, but also from the Missouri Harmony, Shenandoah Harmony, and Norumbega Harmony. For more info & directions, email Rochelle Lodder rclodder at gmail dot com.

Chicago Third Sunday Shenandoah Singings

All are invited to join in singing from the Shenandoah Harmony tunebook this Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 4-6 pm at the home of Lisa Grayson, 2502 W Eastwood, in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood.

No previous experience required; loaner books are available. We will proceed at a pace that allows for going over parts as necessary.

This is a regular "3rd Sunday" Shenandoah Harmony singing. Bring refreshments if you wish! Street parking is generally no problem; Brown Line el stop at Wilson is close by.

North Side Singings

Sunday, Feb 4 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, Mar 4 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, Apr 1 No singing (Easter) 4:00-6:00
Sunday, May 6 No singing (week after Midwest) 4:00-6:00
Sunday, June 3 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00
Sunday, July 1 935 W. Wilson, Chicago 4:00-6:00

North side of Chicago singings usually occur the first Sunday of each month. We sing from the 1991 edition of The Sacred Harp. Everyone is welcome. We have loaner books to borrow. Contact Susan Geil at susan4868@gmail.com for more info.

Fox Valley Area Singings

Please note the NEW LOCATION as of June, 2014! Fox Valley area: singing from the Sacred Harp 1991 Denson edition on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1145 N Fifth Ave, St. Charles, IL. For more info, email Ryan Wheeler at rwheelerfasola@yahoo.com or phone him at 630-945-0459. Or you can join the Yahoo group at Fox Valley fasola yahoo group.