Ready to attend!

Interested in attending your first SongShop? Please contact Claudia Hommel at claudia (at) workinginconcert.org or submit the “Interested!” form. To sign up for our next term (or to join us sooner) please visit the registration page.

Our home base Tuesdays at the DePaul School of Music

When the pandemic has lifted we will return to the Lincoln Park campus.
Meanwhile, meet us via Zoom at 6:30 PM most Tuesdays. Please register to receive the video conference room information.

We meet for two hours or so depending on attendance.
804 W Belden, Chicago, IL 60614 / Room 308 of the School of Music Administration Building (the older one at the SW corner of Fullerton and Halsted
SPONSOR: Community Music Division and director Susanne Baker
PHONE: 773-325-7262
WEBSITE: music.depaul.edu/cmd
GETTING THERE: A short walk east from the Brown/Red Line Fullerton station. The entrance is through a pedestrian gate on Fullerton at the back of the building, or on the west side of Halsted south of Fullerton. PARKING: Give yourself extra time to find parking—for free (west of the school) or at meters on Fullerton, at meters on Lincoln, or for free on Halsted south of Fullerton.

Saturday sessions

Until the pandemic lifts, we continue to meet via Video Conference.

We begin at 1 PM, usually working for 2 hours depending on attendance
PHONE: Claudia at 773-509-9360


We use an online shared spreadsheet to keep track of attendance. Add your name to a blank row and reply for each session with YES, NO, MAYBE. For last minute changes, please let Claudia know right away. There is a $20 fee when canceling within 24 hours.

Each session requires a minimum of four singers.

Our Pianists when working “live”

Philip Seward, Phil Caldwell, Mark Burnell, Elizabeth Doyle and Bobby Schiff have been our accompanists, rotating to give us the variety of their skills and coaching.

If you are a pianist interested in working with us, please don’t hesitate to contact Claudia to join the roster.

A performing arts collaboration