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October 23, 2022 - 10:29am

Meet Lexi!
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...

October 12, 2022 - 8:00pm

Meet Cassia!
Occupation: Scientist

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...

October 10, 2022 - 9:43am

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.

Crawford, who...

October 7, 2022 - 9:11pm

Meet Vick!
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...

June 14, 2022 - 4:31pm

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)...

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.


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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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