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