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St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church

325 Waring Road, Syracuse, NY 13224

Time: Tuesdays 7-10 PM


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We are a cutting-edge chorus of dynamic women with a passion for musical excellence. 



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Are you a young female or male singer under the age of 25 looking for an exciting opportunity to sing, perform, learn, and meet other young singers who have become part of "Generation Barbershop?"  Visit our Young Women In Harmony page to find out how you can get involved in the black-belt of a cappella!

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Join us for our 2016 Friends and Family Event! 

Your hometown chorus proudly invites friends, family, community members, and all fans of great a cappella music to our annual Friends and Family Event on April 5th at 8 p.m.

Along with getting a preview glimpse of our chorus contest package, audiences will be treated to performances by our competeting quartets: Skylark, Vocal Sorority, SoundByte (2015 Region 15 4th Place Mediaist) and Resonance (2015 SAI Rising Star 5th Place Medalist). 

In addition we welcome verys special guests, fresh off their recent apperence at the BHS Midwinter Youth Chorus competition, Liverpool's newest babershop chorus, Harmonic Collective! 

2016 Friends and Family Event

Tuesday, April 5th


St. Sophia's Greek Othodox Church

(325 Waring Rd, Syracuse, NY)




Spirit of Syracuse Youth A cappella Chorus Festival

Adding to their commitment to youth programming in Region 15, the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus will be hosting their second-annual Syracuse Youth A cappella Festival (SAYacaFEST) on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Liverpool High School! Last year, this event featured over 160 youth singers representing 36 different schools, two countries, and ranging in age from 10-23, as well as music educators, and was co-sponsored by the Liverpool Central School District Fine Arts Department. Participants spent the day sharing the best of a cappella music, learning more about barbershop harmony, and finally performing an evening concert that will feature the SOS, girls' and guys' youth choruses, a combined youth chorus, and special guests from local schools and colleges. Visit the Lakeside A cappella Camp website to register TODAY!



Join us for our most cosmic show yet!  The Spirit of Syracuse blasts off in their annual showcase, with very special guests, the 2015 6th place BHS international quartet, A Mighty Wind!

Saturday, November 7th at 7:30 PM
West Genesee High School

$20 at the door
$15 Students/Seniors

AFTERGLOW tickets now available! 

Call us at (315) 944-5385 to researve your tickets! 









Spirit of Syracuse to Host 2015 Guest Nights

Ready to get in on all the excitement?  Join us for our 2015 Guest Nights on September 22nd, 29th, and October 6th to find out what all the hype is about!  Do you love to sing?  To perform?  Are you an a cappella junkie like us?  Then come and check out the life-changing experience of singing with the Spirit of Syracuse!  Take advantage of our individualized private lessons, show-stopping music and choreography, educational programs, and the family of sisters just waiting on the risers for you!  To find out more, visit our Join the Chorus page or check out our Event on Facebook!


Resonance Quartet Claims International 5th Place Medals at Rising Star Contest

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!



BHS 2011 International Quartet Champions, Old School to headline the 2015 Lakeside A Cappella Extravaganza! 

For only $10, the public is invited to come see some of the best barbershop performers in the world at the 2015 Lakeside a Cappella Extravaganza. The show is the show stopping conclusion to the annual Lakeside a cappella camp, where over 90 students from all over the northeast and Canada will spend 3 days immersed in the art of 4-part harmony.

Also scheduled to perform is the 1996 International HArmony Inc. Quartet Champs, For Heaven's Sake; SAI Region 15's fourth place medailst, Sound a few suprises!  




Ticket prices for the show will go towards providing scholarships for future Lakeside campers. For more information, please visit





Spirit of Syracuse Chorus and Soundbyte Quartet place in Region 15 Contest

SoundByte - Region 15, 4th place quartetThe Spirit of Syracuse chorus and three performing quartets traveled to Albany, NY, for competition in the Greater NY/NJ Region # 15 of Sweet Adelines International. Many of us participated in the Mass Sing on the Capitol steps at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 1. Later that afternoon, our quartets took the stage at the Empire State Convention Center. Vocal Sorority, Skylark, and Soundbyte gave terrific performances, and Soundbyte was awarded the 4th place medal out of 16 competing quartets.

On Saturday, members of the Spirit of Syracuse performed as Contestant 15 and thrilled the audience and judges, propelling them to a 3rd Place Bronze Medal! Check out our Catch the Spirit page to see us in action on the contest stage! And be sure to check out our Facebook page to see how our weekend went.



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