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Gear up for summer singing

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 21:06
Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day — you need a full repertoire of songs celebrating America. We have them! “America the Beautiful“, arranged by Rob Hopkins, also is offered with learning...

The Best I’ve Seen: 2014 ICCAs, plus an Important Note on the Future of The A Cappella Blog

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 20:11
Note: An important update about the future of The A Cappella Blog, and particularly coverage of Varsity Vocals events appears at the end of this article. The Best I’ve Seen highlights the very best...

Quadruplets sing “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 15:12
Harmony bred right into them!   Their mother writes: One of my daughters heard the National Anthem being played as an instrumental piece at a prior track event and she was very unsatisfied with this...

The lightbulb over my head became a question mark

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 19:02
After a year or so milling in the idea of forming a group, it is coming to the point where I must decide if I am going to give it a go. Despite knowing there are resources out there in cyber-land, I...

Video Of The Week, 5.21.14

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 16:23
"Love Again" - PentatonixFierce styling and effects + powerful vocals = awesome

Why SheSings?

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 11:01
As the Women’s A Cappella Association’s second annual SheSings Festival is fast approaching (May 23-24), I want to take a moment of pause from festival planning to reflect on why ---  why the...

Oakland's Vocal Rush becomes national sensation

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 23:35
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- One of the Bay Area's own musical success stories is a tenacious group of high schoolers from Oakland. What started as an after school club, has quickly become a national...

Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 19:16
The Johns Hopkins University Octopodes list among their credits crisp a cappella renditions of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," "Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga and "In this Moment" by David Archuleta. A fan...

The Filharmonic from NBC's The Sing-Off headlining performers at Cleveland Asian Festival

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 19:13
CLEVELAND, Ohio – This year, the Cleveland Asian Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18 with a headlining performance by The Filharmonic band from NBC's The Sing-Off.  The...

200 Reasons To Love A Cappella: Your First A Cappella Show

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 05:30
For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand why people love a cappella. Heck, even for those of us who do actively enjoy it, it can be difficult to put into words why we enjoy this art...