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Sep 20 2022 - 9:15am
THE SPIRIT OF SYRACUSE MASTER DIRECTOR, KAY CRAWFORD, TO RETIRE
 
For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary Connelly
 
SYRACUSE, NY – September 20, 2022
 
The Spirit of Syracuse Chorus announced today that...
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May 24 2022 - 5:53pm
Heart of Long Island Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, rehearses in Bohemia, NY. We are small chorus with a big heart, singing 4 part a cappella barbershop harmony since 1960. Standing side by side on the risers – different women in many ways – the common bond is our passion for singing.
 
Our mission is to spread joy and love through beautiful music, to educate and enhance people’s lives with barbershop harmony, and to consistently evolve into better musicians...
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Feb 22 2022 - 10:48pm
We are thrilled to announce that Sharon Vitkovsky has joined Golden Apple as our new Chorus Director. 
 
Sharon has been a member of Sweet Adelines International for more than 50 years. She is a member of the SAI 3-time international champion Ramapo Valley Chorus, now Harmony Celebration Chorus. She is also the baritone for City Lights, 1992 SAI international champion quartet. Sharon lives in Wood Ridge and Hamburg, NJ. A former music teacher, she was awarded the National...
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Feb 15 2022 - 10:42am
With mixed emotions, Golden Apple Chorus announces the retirement of our beloved director, Dr. Anastasio “Stash” Rossi.
 
For nearly 20 years, Stash has shared his talent, wit, creativity, and love of music. He has been teacher, coach, cheerleader, friend. He has supported us with his enthusiasm, boundless energy and good humor at rehearsals, performances and competitions, and has introduced us to a variety of musical styles. Many of his own arrangements are part of our repertoire, and continue to...
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Sep 23 2021 - 6:09pm
Jeanette Cottone
August 28, 1929 - August 25, 2021
 
Twin County Chorus sends condolences to the friends and family of our beloved member, Jeanette Cottone, who passed away peacefully on August 25. She was a member of our chorus for 44 years. She sang the baritone part, and helped us look and sound our best in her roles on the visual team and the music committee. She was our choreographer for many years, and a long-time...
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Jul 19 2021 - 5:09pm

Island Hills Chorus was featured in the Long Island newspaper Newsay on Sunday, July 18!

Here's the link to the online version including a VIDEO!
https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/retirement/harmonious-friendship-island-hills-chorus-reunites-1.50307593?fbclid=IwAR30kkwdOIVOhB7hwtSPD5RCI2RQaCbn8kjsLFvTc8uP-jXjvBXBffMjlbg

 

 

 

May 22 2021 - 11:03am

Balancing Act Quartet would like to thank Christine Gunderson for singing with us during this pandemic year!  However, other demands are now making it difficult for her to continue quartetting, and she is stepping down as tenor in the quartet.  We are now looking for another tenor!  We are located in the Central NJ area, love to do performances, and are interested in competing. We have a large repertoire and like to rehearse weekly.  We also love to have fun--on chorus weekends away, we are among the last to stop singing and go to bed!  If this sounds interesting to you please contact us...

Mar 13 2021 - 7:16am

 

Colleen Marron  May 16, 1950 February 19, 2021 Long Island Sound Chorus

 

     Just hours before Colleen passed on, one of our members posted a check for her dues along with an appreciative note thanking Colleen for her generous, reliable service as our chorus’s Finance Coordinator. The news of her passing came as a shock. Our chorus members could not believe that Colleen was gone. She was always there for every rehearsal, management team meeting, fundraiser, contest and show.  Colleen received anesthesia for a dental procedure, came home, went to bed,  and never...

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