Syracuse Community Choir

The Syracuse Community Choir is a community of people who come together to sing songs of peace and social justice. We educate each other & the Greater Syracuse community about social, political, and environmental issues.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Syracuse Community Choir is to:
1. Provide an opportunity for all people to sing
2. Sing music that:
a) Promotes peace, freedom and justice
b) Addresses issues of oppression such as racism, sexism and homophobia.
c) Provides inspiration and vision for changing the world
3. Perform and promote this music in the greater community
4. Build a safe and inclusive community
5. Sound good, have fun and love each other and the world well!

Leadership and Staff

Karen Mihalyi – Executive Director
Alison Mullan-Stout – Managing Director
Colleen Kattau – Creative Director
Kath Fathers – Creative Director Consultant
Nina Pelligra – Teen Choir Consultant
Darlene Yamrose – Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper
Shanah Williams – Rehearsal/Inclusion Logistics
Willie Kern – Rehearsal/Inclusion Logistics
Kelly Meehan – Children’s Choir Consultant

Board of Directors:

Diane Ogno – President

John Noviasky – Treasurer

Pamela Walker – Secretary

Board Members:

Tim Farfaglia
Jeremy French-Lawyer
Matthew DeBellas
Mary Anne Barrington
Karen Gillette
Cliff Forstadt
Anne Childress

Advisory Board:

Araba Black
Defonda Bell-Dancil