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Welcome to Sistrum: Lansing Women's Chorus, a vibrant community of treble singers dedicated to inclusivity, social justice, and feminist values since 1986! Since our founding Sistrum has strived to be a beacon of inclusivity, embracing individuals from all walks of life, regardless of gender identity or expression. We proudly welcome lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual, queer, and transgender women into our fold.

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Our Director.

Meghan Eldred-Woolsey, an advocate for women's choirs and gender equality, directs Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus. With degrees from Michigan State University, she has over 15 years of choir teaching experience at DeWitt High School. Meghan has led choirs at prestigious events and is involved in the Lansing Theatre Community and Mirabai, Michigan’s professional women’s chorus.

We Believe.

Sistrum is about fostering a welcoming community where women-identified, non-binary, gender-fluid and two spirit tenor singers embrace their voices, nurture diversity, and find camaraderie through music. Through advocacy, inclusivity, and the power of collective voice, Sistrum contributes to a global quest for peace, equality, and freedom.

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Melodic Sanctuary

We passionately cultivate a nurturing musical haven, inviting women to embrace their voices and foster deep camaraderie. Within our harmonious community, we celebrate diversity, nurturing unity and fostering a spirit of inclusivity that resonates through every chord.

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Harmonic Energy

Through the transformative power of our choral instrument, our members raise beautiful music and a potent energy that resonates with audiences. With our voices as instruments, we inspire a spectrum of emotions, provoke profound thoughts, and ignite actions.

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Inclusive Advocacy

Embracing diversity, including racial diversity, members of the 2-Slgbtqia+ community, and individuals with disabilities we contribute to the global quest for peace, equality, and freedom, spreading joy through collective voice.

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