Local Singings

All are welcome at any singing! Absolutely no experience required. All singings are from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition (Denson book) unless otherwise noted. Loaner books are almost always available, and we usually have books for sale as well.

In-person events may be moved or cancelled due to COVID. Contact the host to confirm details. Day-of rapid testing is required for all in-person events. Please do not attend an in-person event if you are feeling sick.

In-Person Singing


Mondays: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
1823 Ninth St., Berkeley, CA 94710 (West Berkeley)
Indoors. Wheelchair accessible. Plentiful street parking. 15 min flat walk from North Berkeley BART.

COVID Precautions: Day-of negative rapid test required; extra tests will be available. Vaccination required. There will be a sign-in sheet to vouch for the above and handle contact tracing. Please do not come if you are feeling sick.

CONTACT: Maggie Zhou or (510) 542-1099


Second and Fourth Sundays: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, McFadden Patio
505 E. Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
Outdoors. Kid friendly. Wheelchair accessible.

COVID Precautions: Proof of up-to-date Covid-19 vaccination (per CDC guidelines), 3 foot minimum distancing within each section, 4’3”to adjacent sections, and 6 feet across the square. Masks are strongly 
encouraged, and masks are required if your vaccination is not up to date.

If you’re not able to be with us in person, join this singing via Zoom! Contact Paul or join the email list for details to join virtually.

CONTACT: Paul Kostka


First and Third Sundays: 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Leigh and Mark’s house
568 Peralta Ave., San Francisco, CA 94110 (Bernal Heights)
Indoors. Kid friendly. Not wheelchair accessible.

NOTE: Singings on June 18 and July 2 are CANCELLED. We will resume on July 16.

COVID Precautions: Vaccination required (per CDC guidelines). Masks optional. Rapid testing recommended and appreciated. Please only attend if you feel healthy.

CONTACT: Leigh Cooper or (404) 202-0994

Online Singing

First and Third Wednesdays: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Sing Sacred Harp in realtime with other singers on Jamulus, a low-latency networked audio software. This system requires specific hardware and software configuration to work (check out this Getting Started guide for details).

Join the email list or email board@bayareasacredharp.org for login information or for more details about setup requirements.

More Northern California Singings

Check out the Davis Area Sacred Harp (DASH) Facebook group for info on Davis and Sacramento singings.