Category: SongShop Live


  • A memorial tribute to Bob Moreen

    Celebrating the life and music of Bob Moreen, the Quintessential Cabaret Man Monday, November 29, 2021Le Piano, 6970 North Glenwood Avenue, Chicago LIMITED SEATING: reserve your place, sign up to sing, and make your donation at bob-moreen-tribute 6 PM: Passed hors d’oeuvres with Red, White and Bubbly will be followed by cash bar and Le […]


  • SongShop Live presents Invitation to a Voyage

    SongShop Live presents Invitation to a Voyage at the DePaul School of Music Recital Hall, Tuesday, December 14 at 7 PM.The spirit of thanks and giving gets a special meaning when it’s an invitation to a voyage, a journey for life.Songs from Berlioz to Schumann, Berlin to Sondheim, and more. Music-directed by Howard Pfeifer, and […]


  • Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Second Concert

    Never before has there been a collection of Chicago’s African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA+ artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! Presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, and The Cabaret Project. Black Voices in Cabaret & The French Connection Oct 3, 2021 @ […]


  • Join our DePaul SongShop sessions

    After 18 months of pandemic restrictions, we’re back at the DePaul School of Music, Tuesday evenings at 7 PM, Fall 2021. SongShop is a place to explore character and truth-telling in song. More than that, it has become home to a community of singers who, in seeking to connect to their songs and their audience, […]


  • Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret

    Never before has there been a collection of Chicago’s African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA+ artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! Presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, and The Cabaret Project. Cabaret Burlesque & Great American Songbook Sept 19, 2021 @ 3:00pmDirectors: Anne […]


  • Midsummer’s Dream –songs in 2 acts

    Songs to celebrate summer, lazy afternoons and midnight walks, roses and gardens. Pianists: Elizabeth Doyle, Bobby Schiff, Dan Stetzel.Singers: Adrienne Minnes, Carrie Hedges, Carol Weston, Christian Halvorsen, Claudia Hommel, Evelyn Danner, Jonathan Lewis, Lydia Stux, Patrick Davis, Ruth Fuerst, Sharon Waltham TWO WAYS TO ATTEND: Virtually —Your Zoom viewing link will be sent via email […]


  • SongShop Garden Concert is alive!

    The SongShop Live Garden Concerts — our last concert in the series is rescheduled, and comprises two acts on Saturday, July 17, come rain or come shine! Saturday, July 17 from 6 PM to 8 PM. Gates open at 5:30. Light refreshments will be served. Pianists: Elizabeth Doyle, Bobby Schiff, Dan Stetzel.Singers: Adrienne Minnes, Carrie Hedges, […]


  • SongShop is live in garden concert!

    SongShop Live presents our third live concert since the world went topsy-turvy with neighbors and friends in our Albany Park garden. Elizabeth Doyle at the keyboard. Featuring Barb Smith, Christian Halvorsen, Evelyn Danner, Sharon Waltham, Lydia Stux, Patrick Davis, dancer Kamran Al Kareem, and your host Claudia Hommel. Saturday, October 10 at 2 PM. We’ve […]


  • Join our online SongShop sessions

    We explore song text and context, develop song setups and patter, and dig into the subtext of lyrics. Have a song to work on. We currently meet via Zoom each Saturday. You are welcome to observe one session first, if you wish. Signup here.