At 5 years old, Debbie Kirsch was introduced to the barbershop artform by her dad when he was a member of a barbershop chorus. She loved the incredible a capella sound and was certain someday she would join Sweet Adelines International. That someday was in 1986 when she passed her audition with the Bux-Mont Chorus. Since then, Debbie has been a member of Spirit of Liberty Chorus, Brandywine Chorus, and currently Valley Forge Chorus as well as being in a few competitive quartets. She has served on various chorus committees and teams and has coached individuals and quartets throughout her journey. In 2020, Debbie embarked on a new adventure serving as the Assistant Director ofThe Mainliners Chorusof the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Mid-Atlantic District.
Debbie is married to her high school sweetheart, Steve, whom she met while auditioning for County Chorus is their hometown. Steve, too, is a barbershopper in the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Mid-Atlantic District. He currently sings in the International award winning chorus,Parkside Harmonyand sings bass inTaylor Made Quartet. Debbie works full time for a large pharmaceutical company and lives with their two sons in Montgomery County, PA.