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Scarlet Shines Bright in Texas!

January 31, 2017 - 11:25am -- SOS News

Scarlet Youth Chorus, under the co-direction of Sky Harris and Danielle Carter, took top honors at the 2017 Youth Chorus Festival in San Antonio, TX this January. The competition is held each year as part of the Barbershop Harmony Society’s (BHS) Midwinter convention. This is the first year organizers invited young women and mixed choruses to participate in the much-heralded event.

In their first international appearance ever, Scarlet received a rating of “Superior” from the judges and was awarded the AA Plateau championship trophy. 

Scarlet Chorus is comprised of 32 young women, ages 10 to 24, hailing from all over Central New York area who meet each week to perfect their craft.

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SOS Scores a 2017 International Wildcard!

June 28, 2016 - 7:55pm -- SOS News

Vegas Baby!

With their second highest regional score ever, the Spirit of Syracuse chorus has earned a coveted wildcard invitation to compete in the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Competition in Las Vegas, NV. This will make the 5th time the chorus has crossed the international stage, with the most recent appearance during the 2007 showcase in Calgary Alberta, Canada.

The chorus's international record is impressive, consistently ranking as a top 20 chorus in each of those five years: Nashville, TN (1998) 19th, Phoenix, AZ (2003) 15th, Detroit, MI (2005) 15th, Calgary, AB (2007) 17th.

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Ringing at Regionals!

June 28, 2016 - 7:55pm -- SOS News

The Spirit of Syracuse chorus and four SOS quartets traveled to Albany, NY, for the 2016 Greater NY/NJ Region #15 regional competition of Sweet Adelines International this past April. Vocal Sorority, Skylark, Resonance, and Soundbyte gave terrific performances, and both Soundbyte and Resonance finished in the medals - Soundbyte in 5th and Resonance in 3rd - with Skylark taking home the region’s most improved quartet award.

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Resonance Stuns in Phoenix, AZ!

June 27, 2016 - 4:18pm -- SOS News

Representing both Region 15 and the Spirit of Syracuse, our very own Resonance Quartet has spent the last few days in Phoenix, AZ as guests of Region 21 learning and competing in the Sweet Adelines, International Rising Star Contest.  Open to quartets made up of singers under the age of 25, Resonance truly changed the hearts of the judges and audience in a packed house Saturday night to come away with the title of International Rising Star 5th Place Medalists!  To see more about their journey to share their love of barbershop, check out their Facebook page!  We're so proud of them! 

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