Home2002 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Winners

CARA 2002 Winners

Professional

Artist of the Year

Winner: Angelina Choo
for promoting a cappella on a national level in Singapore,
including producing two compilation CDs and running the A Cappella Fanatix club
http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/7758/Mem_ac/AC_photos.htm

first Runner up: Sixth Wave
for getting their CD into the first round of Grammy consideration
while serving as the reigning Harmony Sweeps champs
http://www.6thwave.com

Best Pop/Rock Album

Winner: Tonic Sol-fa - Style
http://www.tonicsolfa.com

first Runner up: maybebop - Auf dei ohren
http://www.maybebop.de

Best Pop/Rock Original Song

Winner: InsideOut - "Taken Up" (from So It Seems)
http://www.insideout-acappella.com

Runner up (tie):
Ball in the House - "Never A Second Embrace" (from The Way It Has To Be)
http://www.ballinthehouse.com

Dilemma - "Wishing" (from Dilemma)
http://www.dilemma-rocks.com

Best Pop/Rock Cover Song

Winner: Hookslide - "Dream On" (from California Screamin')
http://www.hook-slide.com

Runner up: Vocal Six - "Kiss From A Rose" (from Tivoli)
http://www.vocalsix.com

Best Doo-Wop Album

Winner: The Cadillacs A'Capella - One Song Shy

Runner up: The Cadillacs A'Capella - Live

Best Doo-Wop Song

Winner: Tonic Sol-Fa - "Ready-Made" (from Style)
http://www.tonicsolfa.com

Runner up (tie): baSix - "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" (from The Grass)
http://www.basix.dk

Boyz Nite Out - Only You (from American Vinyl)
http://www.boyzniteout.com

Best Barbershop Album

Winner: Millennium - Millennium
http://www.spebsqsa.org/Harmonizer/millennium.htm

Runner up: Riptide - Wonderful Life
http://www.riptidequartet.com

Best Barbershop Song

Winner: Riptide - "Fit As a Fiddle/For Me & My Gal medley" (from Wonderful Life)
http://www.riptidequartet.com

Runner up: Millennium - "Jezebel" (from Millennium)
http://www.spebsqsa.org/Harmonizer/millennium.htm

Best Jazz Song

Winner: The Real Group - "Lil Darlin" (from Allt Det Bästa)
http://www.realgroup.se

Runner up: swingle singers - "Fool on The Hill" (from Live in Japan)
http://www.swinglesingers.com

Best Religious Album

Winner (tie):

Acappella - Hymns For All The Ages
http://www.acappella.com

The Firemen - The Firemen
http://www.thefiremen.com

Best Religious Song

Winner: Tonic Sol Fa - "Go Tell It On The Mountain" (from Style)
http://www.tonicsolfa.com

Runner up: Acappella - "In The Cross" (from Hymns for all the Ages)
http://www.acappella.com

Best Folk/Music From Around The World Album

Winner: Vocal Sampling - Cambio de Tiempo
http://www.vocalsampling.net

Runner up (tie):
Mayim - Soul Song

Derric Johnson's Liberty Voices - A Slice of A Cappella
http://www.libertyvoices.com

Best Folk/Music From Around The World Song

Winner: Vocal Sampling - "Un Son pa' Cantar" (from Cambio de Tiempo)
http://www.vocalsampling.net

Runner up: Mayim - "Four Stars" (from Soul Song)

Best Classical Album

Winner: Ensemble Amarcord - Hear the Voice and Prayer
http://www.amarcord.de

Runner up: Lionheart - Palestrina: Soul of Rome
http://www.chantboy.com/lionheart

Best Classical Song

Winner: Ensemble Amarcord - "Tenebrae" (from Hear the Voice and Prayer)
http://www.amarcord.de

Runner up: Lumen Valo - "Rest" (from Gravity)
http://www.lumenvalo.fi

Best Holiday Album

Winner (tie):
Four Shadow - Flake
http://www.fourshadow.com

Chanticleer - Christmas With Chanticleer
http://www.chanticleer.org

Runner up: New Tradition Chorus - A Holiday Tradition
http://www.newtradition.org

Best Holiday Song

Winner: Four Shadow - "That Time of Year" (from Flake)
http://www.fourshadow.com

Runner up: New Tradition Chorus - "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" (medley) (from A Holiday Tradition)
http://www.newtradition.org

Best Comedy Song

Winner: The Heebee-jeebees - "Arrest This Bearded Gentleman" - (from Falalalala!)
http://www.heebee-jeebees.com

Runner up: Ron Feingold - "The Home Depot Song" - (from Solo Effort)
http://dimensional.com/~gcr/comedy

Best Song for Kids

Winner: The Happy Campers - "Camp Minnie Mickey Medley" (from The Sing-Along Survival Guide)
(produced by Jeremy and Shalisa James of Toxic Audio - http://www.toxicaudio.com)

Runner up:Tonic Sol Fa - "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" (from Style)
http://www.tonicsolfa.com

Collegiate

Best Female Collegiate Album

Winner: Indiana Ladies First - "Ticket to Anywhere"
http://www.indiana.edu/~alumni/programs/ladiesfirst.html

Runner up: UVA Virginia Belles - "Aurora"
http://www.student.virginia.edu/~belles

Best Female Collegiate Song

Winner: Duke Out Of The Blue - "Eve" (from Take Nine)
http://www.duke.edu/web/OOTB

Runner up: Indiana Ladies First - "Ready to Run" (from Ticket to Anywhere)
http://www.indiana.edu/~alumni/programs/ladiesfirst.html

Best Female Collegiate Arrangement

Winner: Indiana Ladies First (Stephanie Geber) - "Mya Mix" (from Ticket to Anywhere)
http://www.indiana.edu/~alumni/programs/ladiesfirst.html

Runner up: Duke Out of the Blue (Randi Reiner) - "If You're Gone" (from Take Nine)
http://www.duke.edu/web/OOTB

Best Female Collegiate Soloist

Winner: Randi Reiner (for "Eve") - Duke Out of the Blue (from Take Nine)
http://www.duke.edu/web/OOTB

Runner up: Rachael Stuarte (for "Always Be My Baby") - University of Connecticut Chordials (from All Girls, All The Time)
http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~chordial/

Best Mixed Collegiate Album

Winner: UPenn Off the Beat - Off the Beat
http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~otb

Runner up: Stanford Everyday People - Extended Play
http://www.everydaypeople.org

Best Mixed Collegiate Song

Winner: USC SoCal VoCals - "Total Eclipse of the Heart" (from V3: Previously Unreleased)
http://www.scvocals.com

Runner up: Washington University Mosaic Whispers - "Uninvited" (from Against the Grain)
http://www.mosaicwhispers.com

Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement

Winner: USC SoCal VoCals (Julie Moffitt) - "Drive Me Crazy" (from V3: Previously Unreleased)
http://www.scvocals.com

Runner up: Stanford Harmonics (Jon Pilat) - "We Are In Love" (from Phonoshop)
http://www.stanfordharmonics.com

Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist

Winner: Soneela Nonkani (for "Wade in the Water") - UPenn Counterparts (from X)
http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~cparts

Runner up: Morgan Mcowen (for "I Will Love Again") - UPenn Off the Beat (from Off the Beat)
http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~otb

Best Male Collegiate Album

Winner: UVA Hullabahoos - Xerox Nation
http://scs.student.virginia.edu/~bhoos

Runner up: Tufts Beelzebubs - Next
http://www.bubs.com

Best Male Collegiate Song

Winner: Tufts Beelzebubs - "Bills, Bills, Bills" (from Next)
http://www.bubs.com

Runner up: UNC Clefhangers - "Father Figure" from Elevation)
http://www.clefhangers.com

Best Male Collegiate Arrangement

Winner: Tufts Beelzebubs (Ed Boyer) - "Bills, Bills, Bills" (from Next)
http://www.bubs.com

Runner up: Buffalo Chips (Eric Fosbury) - "Wild Wild West" (from Unplugged)
http://www.ubchips.com

Best Male Collegiate Soloist

Winner: Mike Daguiso (for "I Want You Back") - UVA Academical Village People (from Room Zero)
http://www.student.virginia.edu/~acadvil

Runner up: Jeff Hall (for "All Out of Love") - UVA Hullabahoos (from Xerox Nation)
http://scs.student.virginia.edu/~bhoos

High School

Best High School Album

Winner: School for Creative and Performing Arts Baby Grands - How Can I Keep From Singing?
http://www.scpa.org/groups.html

Runner up: Piedmont High School Troubadours - Steal Away
http://www.piedmont.k12.ca.us/phs (school site) 

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