Occupation: Office Manager
Lee found her home with the Spirit of Syracuse in July of 2022 as a Bass! She was searching for something she could do that she loved and that would be an escape just for her. She saw us on Facebook and instantly got hooked! She looks forward to...more
Occupation: Early Childhood Educator
Bonnie joined the Spirit of Syracuse in March of 2022 as a Lead! She was a stay at home mom and wanted to connect with more people. She decided to search online for choruses in the area and found us! Through her time here, the...more
Occupation: Doctor of Pharmacy
Amanda joined the Sweet Adelines community in 2001 where she sang with Acapea North Chorus. In 2017 she found herself singing with the Spirit of Syracuse as a baritone! She did some barbershop in highschool and her college chorus director...more
Judi started her Sweet Adelines journey in 1996 and joined the Spirit of Syracuse in 2014. She was at a time in her life where it was work, eat, and sleep. She saw a poster in the grocery store and decided to check us out. As soon as the...more
Occupation: Marketing Proposal Specialist
Melanie joined us in July of 2022 as a Tenor! She first heard about us through one of her friends who is a member of the chorus. When we held our membership drive in the Summer, she came to check us out! She enjoys her fellow...more
Our chorus was honored to be asked to sing at the Veteran's Day celebration this morning at the Onondaga County War Memorial. We are equally honored to sing with several veterans who stand with us on our risers each week. Thank you for your service yesterday, today and always.
Occupation: Retired Materials Forecasting Analyst
Paula joined the Spirit of Syracuse in September of 1995 as a Lead! She was introduced to Sweet Adelines by women in her church choir. They were originally a part of a different chorus, but when that director retired she...more
Occupation: News Reporter
Lexi joined the Spirit of Syracuse in 2014 as a Bass! She was first introduced to barbershop back in high school when she attended the SAYacaFEST event. She grew interested in the craft and started coming to rehearsals. She continues to sing with...more
Cassia joined us in fall of 2021 as a Baritone! She came to a rehearsal back in 2018 to test the waters, but her work schedule changed and she was unable to commit. A few years later, she noticed a coworker wearing an SOS jacket, was reintroduced...more
SYRACUSE, NY – September 20, 2022
The Spirit of Syracuse Chorus announced today that Master Director, Kay Crawford, will be retiring as the organization’s front-line director. She has agreed to stay on as our interim front-line director until a replacement is found.
Occupation: Certified Medical Assistant
Vick joined the Spirit of Syracuse in 2022 as a Bass! She was interested in the group a long time ago, but was busy with her family. She kept in contact with one of our members and was brought to our membership drive earlier this...more
The Spirit of Syracuse Chorus is thrilled to share that AMANDA “SKY” HARRIS has been honored with the 2022 Harriette Walters Leadership Award during the NY/NJ Region 15 Awards Celebration in Albany, NY.
Harriette Walters (Master Director 700, Greater Nassau Chorus)...more