OREGON SPIRIT CHORUS is a community of innovative and passionate women united through our love of singing and performing, dedicated to musical excellence and lifelong learning, and inspired by the bonds of friendships and the  joy of creating harmony.

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WOW - Open house was a huge success!

Our open house on 9/24/19 was a wonderful evening as we welcomed 18 guests who will be learning songs for our big community concert on December 7th.  If you missed the open house, you are still welcome to come and sing with us any Tuesday night.  We start right at 6:00 and go to 9:30 at the Elks Lodge (2336 Turner Road, Salem).  The first 90 minutes will be focused on Christmas music; the next 90 minutes will be on regular repertoire.  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
  • Eperience the joy of singing ! 
If you're interested, send an email to:   Kathy.scheel@oregonspirit.org  
 
Here's a photo of last night's guests on 9/24/19 - YOU can be in next week's picture!


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A'CAPPELLA SPIRIT !
You do NOT want to miss the incredible community concert that Oregon Spirit Chorus is producing!  Tickets for A'Cappella Spirit - Holiday Harmony are on sale NOW in  Shop OSC (see top right of this home page).  Come and see the very best of barbershop harmony!!

Featuring the International Championship Quartet, LoveNotes!   Right here in Salem!

Plus our special guest MC, Francine Raften, a well-known media favorite of the Pacific Northwest.  

Guest performers:
- Oregon SenateAires men's chorus
- PDX-Q Quartet
- Willamette GirlChoir's Serenade
- Storyteller Eileen Kemp

And....Santa will be in the lobby for pictures, too!  

Afterglow immediately following the show where all the groups will share more of their beautiful harmonies.  

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QUILT RAFFLE

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.

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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




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

 
Awards:
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 
Medalist
    2014
Champions, Div A
    2014 5th Place 
Medalist

Region 24:
    2013
Champions, Div AA
    2013 2nd Place 
Medalist
    2012 
2nd Place, Div AA
    2012 
2nd Place 
Medalist
 
  2012 Audience Choice
    2011
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

Chartered:
May 8, 2007