Oregon Spirit Chorus is a community of innovative and passional women united through our love of singing and performing, dedicated to musical excellence and lifelong learning, and inspired by the bonds of friendship and the joy of creating harmony.


December 7

Dayspring Fellowship Church
1755 Lockhaven Dr - Keizer
3:00-5:00 pm

Tickets:  Click on Shop OSC above.

Concert of the very best of barbershop harmonies, featuring the 2014 International Champions, LoveNotes!  Also performing:

Francine Raften - MC
Oregon SenateAires Men's Chorus
PDX-Q Quartet
Willamette GirlChoir's Serenade
Eileen Kemp, Storyteller


This beautiful, hand-made quilt could be yours!  The music-themed quilt has a 3D effect and is perfect for your home.  Tickets are on sale in Shop OSC (see top right of this home page).  The drawing will be held on December 7th at the big community concert that Oregon Spirit Chorus is presenting. 

Tickets are $5 each, or three (3) for $10.

You do not need to be present to win. The winner will be notified so be sure we know how to reach you.

All proceeds go to Oregon Spirit Chorus, a non-profit organization.



We welcome new women to sing in our annual Christmas Chorus and we now have 23 guests on the risers, learning the music for performing around the Salem community in December.  Here are the dates & places we will be singing:

Saturday, December 7:  A'Cappella Spirit, a community concert at the Dayspring Fellowship Church, 1755 Lockhaven Drive, Keizer.  This show, presented by Oregon Spirit Chorus, will feature the very best of barbershop harmony, with LoveNotes as the stars!  This quartet won the International Quartet Championship and continues to travel around the world, sharing their unique and beautiful harmonies!  We are so very fortunate to have them performing for us in Salem.   The show is from 3:00-5:00pm, followed by an Afterglow at Pietro's Pizza Parlor.  Tickets are at Shop OSC at the top of this page, or from members.

Sunday, December 15 - Oregon Garden.  We will be strolling around the stunning light displays from 5:30-8:30, followed by a nice hot cocoa by the fire!  

Tuesday, December 17 - Capitol Rotunda.  We love our annual appearance at the acoustically "live" rotunda and hope to see you there from 10:30-11:00.  Then we'll sing at the Salem Hospital for a couple of hours, then to Salem Centre from 3:00-5:00.  What a full day of music!

Here's a picture of our guests at a recent reheasal.  As you can see, Oregon Spirit Chorus is a place where you're have a LOT of fun while learning interesting music in 4-part a'cappella harmony.  We will be taking a couple of weeks off in late December, then back to regular rehearsals in January.  Every Tuesday night from 6:30-9:00 at the Elks Lodge (2336 Turner Road, Salem).  Then we go to a nearby restaurant for an "afterglow" of social time to unwind from the excitement of rehearsal.   Every week, singers ....
  • Learn vocal skills  
  • Meet the other awesome women singers 
  • Learn to sing in 4-part a'cappella harmony
  • Experience the joy of singing!
If you're interested, send an email to:   Kathy.scheel@oregonspirit.org  

Regional Division A Champs!

Oregon Spirit Chorus once again achieved our goal of winning 1st Place in the Small Chorus Division A at the 2019 Regional Competition in Sparks, Nevada!  We are thrilled and motivated to keep on this path of musical excellence.   

OSC became a chapter of Sweet Adelines International in 2008 and has earned 1st Place in our Division nine (9) times since then!

Division A (small chorus): 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019
Division AA (mid-size chorus) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Also, in 2010 and 2012, we won the coveted Audience Choice Award, and in 2009, we received the Most Improved Chorus Award with an increase in scores from the previous year by 106 points!   One of our most cherished moments was in 2015, when we had the honor of performing in the international Harmony Classic Competition in Las Vegas and came in 3rd Place - in the world!

Come and be a part of the excitement!

Directions to OSC Rehearsals:

Salem Elks Lodge 336

Tuesday Evenings
Salem Elks Lodge 336
2336 Turner Rd SE
Salem, OR 97302
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Master Director:
Kathy Scheel

Sweet Adelines International
International Harmony 
Classic Division A:
    2015 3rd Place Medalist

Region 12:
   2019 1st Place, Div A
   2018 3rd Place, Div AA
   2017 Champions, Div A
    2016 Champions, Div A
    2016 5th Place 
Champions, Div A
    2014 5th Place 

Region 24:
Champions, Div AA
    2013 2nd Place 
2nd Place, Div AA
2nd Place 
  2012 Audience Choice
Champions, Div AA
    2011 2nd Place Medalist
    2010 Champions, Div AA
    2010 2nd Place Medalist
    2010 Audience Choice
    2009 Champions, Div AA
    2009 2nd Place Medalist
    2009 Most Improved Chorus
    2009 GYPCI Award

May 8, 2007