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Upcoming Concerts

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Past Concerts

SVE Extra: Vocal Jazz

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7:30 PM
May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society
3800 E Genesee St, Syracuse 13214

Back by popular demand, SVE is at its versatile best singing great vocal jazz. Get a jump on summer and feel the beat! One performance only. Not included in season subscription. Jeff Welcher conducts.

Flora & Fauna

Sunday, March 13, 2016, 3:00 PM
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse 13202

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7:30 PM
First Unitarian Universalist Society
109 Waring Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224

Help us usher in spring with music conducted by the always-energetic Peppie Calvar. This is your chance to chase away the winter blues and make way for a new season. Featured works include Morten Lauridsen's Les Chansons des Roses, Eric Whitacre's Animal Crackers, John Corigiano's Fern Hill, and others.

Christmas Pie

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 7:30 PM
Holy Cross Church
4112 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13214

Revel in the beauty of the season as we sing stirring holiday music set to timeless texts. Our traditional pie reception completes the celebration! One performance only. Ryan Endris conducts.

Rejoice! Music for Chorus and Organ

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 3:00 PM
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University campus

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles
97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles 13152

Rejoice is the theme as SVE sings works by Purcell, Westra, Franck, and Benjamin Britten. Thrill to the playing of Brian Glikes, the 2015 winner of the Arthur Poister Competition in Organ Playing. Joseph Downing conducts.

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"The music filled the space with incredible blend and rich, warm harmonies ... It was a truly stunning reading of these lesser performed gems."
Love and Light concert, March 2014
Abel Searor, Syracuse Post Standard
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"SVE gave a remarkable performance and the mundane concerns of life were transcended ... the audience held its collective breath, hesitating, unwilling to disturb the intensity of the experience."
The Rakhmaninov Vespers, 2010
Linda Loomis, Syracuse Post Standard
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"I have been a heartfelt fan of Syracuse Vocal Ensemble for many years. Every single concert by this fabulous group of singers has been musically engaging and often deeply moving ... I keep coming back to hear great music superbly sung."
Kevin Moore, pianist

"[SVE's concert] was, simply put, the finest choral performance I have ever heard in person."
Crystal LaPoint, composer

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