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Upcoming Performances and Workshops


Our next SongShop Intensive

features "Vocal Versatility" with master teacher Hilary Ann Feldman
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017 from 10 AM to 5 PM. Details and registration at our RSVP page.

The SongShop Live gala concert—our annual group concert


SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017
5 PM to 7 PM
PianoForte Studios recital hall 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Doors open at 4:30.

SongShop's annual gala concert features fourteen soloists to walk us around the 24-hour clock, from morning to morn, through the work day, the playtime, the midnight tryst.

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Production by Claudia HOMMEL, music direction by Phil CALDWELL and Bobby SCHIFF. Featuring Adrienne MINNES, Arlene ARMSTRONG, Carol WESTON, Carrie HEDGES, Claudia HOMMEL, Don HOFFMAN, Kimberly MANN, Leona ZIONS, Lynda GORDON, Marilena SERBANESCU, Michele SILBEY, Patrick DAVIS, Ruth FUERST, Vivian BECKFORD. Songs include Round Midnight, My Time of Day, Wave, Rock 'Round the Clock, Sentimental Journey, I Had Myself a True Love, Think of the Time I Save, Night and Day and MORE!
Thank you for reserving your place in advance! Click here to sign up. And join us for dinner after the show at the nearby MiddleEast restaurant.

SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017— Chicago-Paris Singer Exchange in PARIS
to "Bring Cabaret Back to Paris"

    SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017:
  • FRIDAY—
    Contingent of Chicago cabaret artists joins colleagues from France to meet and “jam” at the historic Cabaret Lapin Agile, dine together nearby, then return to see the late night show.
  • SATURDAY—
    Song Interpretation master class of US and French singers, hosted by Atelier du Chant in the Latin Quarter; open to singers and auditors of any age, professionals and amateurs alike.
    Illustrated lecture by author of La chanson de proximité , Michel Trihoreau reviews history and current state of cabaret in France.
  • SUNDAY—
    Master class continues. Our discussion will be joined by Christian Stalla (former cabaret performer and current editor of the Cabaret Collection for Editions l'Harmattan). Concluding with a public concert by all participants (venue to be announced).
Sign up now at www.cabaret-paree.com/travel.