Recent news

June 14, 2022 - 4:08pm

Congratulations to Illuminate Quartet for winning the Sweet Adelines Region 15 quartet contest in May 2022! They wowed the audience -- and obviously the judges. We are so very proud of them! Kudos to Alicia Caron - Lead, Cherie LaDuke - Bass, Jennifer Hunter - Baritone, and Becky King - Tenor....

June 14, 2022 - 4:02pm

What is our word for our regional contest last month? Gratitude. We were so grateful for all of it. A huge shout out to...

November 11, 2019 - 11:33am

With our sequins packed and our hearts full, the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus rolled into New Orleans this September with a singular mission - REDEMPTION!  The chorus was incredibly honored to represent NY/NJ Region 15 in the 2019 Sweet Adelines International Competition as a surprise wild card...

July 28, 2019 - 12:00pm

Perfect Fourth, our Young Women in Harmony Quartet in the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus, have placed second in the world at Sweet Adelines International’s 2019 Rising Star Quartet Contest on July 27 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, U.K! Kristina Valentino (lead), Gabby Galanti (...

June 21, 2018 - 10:03pm

Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

In an unexpected, yet thrilling, chain of events, the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus has officially accepted an invitation to compete in the 2019 Sweet Adelines International Competition in New Orleans! SOS will once again join their friends from Greater Nassau...

June 12, 2018 - 1:06pm

Perfect Fourth traveled to Albany, NY in May to participate in the Greater NY/NJ Region 15 Quartet Competition.  Their electrifying performance earned them 6th place and the 2018 Novice Quartet "Cracker Jills" Award.  We are incredibly proud of them.  Although this was their first...

May 14, 2018 - 11:09am
We have a Mother's Day extra today.  The story of Denise and Julie...two out of the six members of their family who all sing barbershop music.  It's truly a family affair.
May 12, 2018 - 10:52am

Today we hear the story of Mary and Sky.  Enjoy!

When did you come to Barbershop singing? 

Mary:  In a weird way, I brought myself to Barbershop singing when I suggested Sky’s dad visit a local BarberShop chorus in PA, when she and Sagan were...

May 11, 2018 - 11:30am

Kathy and Gabrielle are just beginning their joint barbershop journey.  It's a wonderful example of how it's never too late to start something new together.

When did you come to Barbershop singing? Who brought whom to SOS?

Kathy:  Gabrielle came to...

May 10, 2018 - 11:21am

Terri and Danielle are a Mother/Daughter pair who also took the time to answer our questions about how their barbershop experiences.

When did you come to barbershop singing? Who brought who to SOS?

Terri:  I was introduced to barbershop nine years...

May 9, 2018 - 11:00am

Inez and Rachael are a Grandmother/Granddaughter pair who are members of the Spirit of Syracuse.  They took the time to answer our questions about how this art form has enriched their relationship.  Enjoy!

When did you come to Barbershop singing?  Who brought who to the Spirit of...

March 21, 2018 - 2:59pm

Registration for Lakeside A Cappella, the Northeast's premeire youth harmony camp is now open!!!

We are super excited to finally announce that SIGNATURE, BHS 2017 International 2nd Place Quartet Medalist, and LOVENOTES, 2014 Sweet Adelines International...



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The Spirit of Syracuse Chorus
A Proud Member of Sweet Adelines International
Syracuse, New York

Telephone: (315) 944-5385
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