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March 2019

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What is the
New York State Saengerbund Inc.?

As German-speaking immigrants settled around the state, they brought with them a love of choral singing and formed choruses like those back in their heimat. In 1897 twenty-two choruses pledged to support each other, encourage competitive singing, and advocate camaraderie. Thus the saengerbund was founded.

This host association is the umbrella organization uniting German choruses from throughout New York State. Our mission is to promote and advance German culture, heritage, and tradition through music and song to communities all over the state. We meet these objectives in several ways:

  • Encourage and support local concerts, festivals, and celebrations of traditional Germanic heritage.

  • Promote the biennial statewide singing festival known as a Saengerfest. The Saengerfest comprises two days of concerts, dances, and choral events.

  • Distribute grants for German scholarship, youth choral programs, and funding for public concerts and community education.

Our only sources of income are contributions from the local choruses and endowments directly to the Memorial Fund for use in grants and scholarship.

If you have a loved one, parent or grandparent who emigrated from Germany, Austria, or Switzerland and would like to remember them in a special way; please send your memorial gift to your local chorus to be forwarded to the Saengerbund.


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Around the State

Please support our choral brothers and sisters as you travel in New York State and perhaps are visiting a New York State Saengerbund member-verein city. Contact the appropriate verein for their events listing.

The full vereine name, address, and telephone number is listed here for your convenience. The calendar lists only the city name. You can also double click on any underlined verein name to go to their web site.

German-American Club of Albany
Schuetzenpark, 32 Cherry Street (off Fuller Road, Colonie), Albany, New York 12205   (518) 482-5845  
For Reservations for the Events listed below, Please Call: Carolyn Steuh at (518) 489-0831

German Club of Binghamton
Clubhaus 218 Loughlin Road, Binghamton, New York 13904 (607) 775-5265
The kitchen is now open every Friday evening, serving a limited number of meals on a first come first served basis. General Business Meeting 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 PM, excluding January ( no meeting)

Buffalo Schwaben Chor
c/o Christel Kasprsak 1487 Como Park Avenue, Depew, New York 14043 (716) 681-4073

Concordia Singing Society
Clubhaus 138 Concordia Drive, Gloversville, New York 12078 (518) 725-4813
Newsletter Editor Beth Mowery

Kingston Maennerchor and Damenchor
37 Greenkill Avenue, Kingston, New York 12401 (845) 338-3763

Germania Singers of Poughkeepsie
37 Old Degarmo Road Poughkeepsie NY 12603-2062 - (845) 471-0609
c/o Helga Nowak-Razey 58 High Hill Road Catskill, NY 12414 (845) 797-7519

Deutscher Gesangverein Syracuse
c/o George Kramer 201 Avon Street, East Syracuse, New York 13057 (315) 475-0282

Liederverein Syracuse
c/o Debbie Thomas 8143 Navona Lane, Clay, New York 13041 (315)-699-6612

German American Society of Central NY
c/o Klaus Raith 108 Roosevelt Road, Cleveland, New York 13042 (North of Syracuse)

Troy Germania
Troy President Jim Reedy 518 377-6428         Troy Damenverein Eleanor Betzwieser

Utica Maennerchor
5535 Flanagan Road, Marcy, New York [PO Box 441, Marcy, New York 13403-0441] (315) 735-5882
Open Daily 3 - 11 PM Mon.-Fri. (12-11 Sat.) - Dinners, Fridays, 5-7:30 PM - Saturday Lunches 12-2 PM Sept. - June



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In Memory of
Donna Stegner
And All Our Departed Singers


Visitors Since
December 1999

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