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Rehearsal Location:
St. Matthew's Academy
214 Kinne Street, East Syracuse
Time: Tuesdays 7-10 PM


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The Spirit of Syracuse Chorus is committed to the music education of women of all ages, creating musical excellence in a warm, caring and supportive environment which encourages the personal growth and development of each member.


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"The power of voices harmonizing into one intense sound fills the room with an energy that is difficult to understand and impossible to explain. They sing as one…and the result is a remarkable display of a cappella four-part harmony."
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Spirit of Syracuse Teams Up with Harmony, Inc. and the Barbershop Harmony Society for Lakeside A cappella Camp

Started as a joint venture between the Northern Blend Chorus (Harmony, Inc.) and Spirit of Syracuse Chorus (Sweet Adelines, International), the Lakeside A cappella Camp was created to offer both male and female singers a great weekend of music, fun, and memories to keep them singing for a lifetime! The only camp of its kind in New York, LAC is focused on all aspects of a cappella singing and performing, as well as introducing campers to the incredible world of barbershop singing.  Visit our Young Women In Harmony page for more info!

Spirit of Syracuse Joins the New Greater NY/NJ Region 15

Implemented by Sweet Adelines, International, "Harmonic Progression" has moved 8 choruses, including the SOS, from Region 16 into the new Greater NY/NJ Region 15 beginning May 1, 2013.  Made up of 23 choruses from Central NY, the New York City area, Long Island, and New Jersey, the new Greater NY/NJ Region 15 will be a new chapter in SOS history.  Visit the Region 15 website for more information about our new region!

SOS Becomes 2013 Silver Medalists In Their Final Contest In Region 16

This past April, at the 2013 Sweet Adelines, International Region 16 Contest, the Spirit of Syracuse finished as 2nd Place Regional Champions in their final appearance in the Region 16 Contest!  A bittersweet weekend for Master Director Kay Crawford and all of the singers of the Spirit of Syracuse, as well as 7 other choruses headed to the new Region 15, the chorus sang it's way out with one of it's best performances to date!  Visit our Catch the Spirit page to see our contest video and see our Facebook page for photos and more from the 2013 Region 16 Contest!

SOS Quartets Compete In Final Region 16 Contest

In addition to the annual chorus contest held this past April, four quartets from the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus also competed in the Region 16 Quartet Contest.  Skylark Quartet and Blue Skies Quartet both finished in the Top 10, scoring over 500 points, in 8th and 9th place respectively, while Pitch Session left the audience rolling in the aisles in one of the contest's most memorable performances and Sweet Vibrations impressed everyone in attendance with their heart and determination in the face of great adversity!  Visit our Quartets page to find out more!

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