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2018 A Cappella Video Award Nominees

shane.ardell
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 13:33
The following are the nominees for the 2018 A Cappella Video Awards. Congratulations to all who participated and good luck to the nominees!The winners will be announced on February 11 at a live...

Ask Deke: Do you have any suggestions on how a high schooler might get started in learning to arrange music for a capella?

DekeSharon
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 09:00
Q: Do you have any suggestions on how a high schooler might get started in learning to arrange music for a capella?   A: For starters, I highly recommend studying music theory, as a...

Ask Deke: How can I find existing groups to join?

DekeSharon
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 09:00
Q: Is it possible to join a group that's already established? If so, how would I go about locating them in MN? - Tracy   A: Hi Tracy Indeed, it’s possible to join a group that’s already...

Ask Deke: How should I arrange around losing our group's VP?

DekeSharon
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 09:00
Q: Hi Deke! I was just at Camp A Cappella, and I had a blast! I can't wait to go back next year. I took advanced arranging as an aca major, and I learned a lot. I have a question, but just didn't get...

Ask Deke: How can my Camp A Cappella group become a full-time (but long-distance) group?

DekeSharon
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:00
Q: Hi Deke!My small group from Camp A Cappella is looking to become an intact group called 'No Limits'. We love singing, working and performing together and we really don't want the music to stop...

CASA Announces New President of the Board, Tony Huerta

shane.ardell
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:29
CASA is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has voted in Tony Huerta as president for the 2017-2018 term. We are very excited to have Tony involved and can't wait to see what this new...

Ask Deke: How can I breathe new life and sound into our chorus?

DekeSharon
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 09:00
Q: Old chorus… old members… old attitudes… old songs… Resistant to improving or changing. We need help with trying to keep the chorus in pitch.   We have a younger director of 4 yrs who...

Straight No Chaser and Postmodern Jukebox at the Greek Theatre 8/12

shane.ardell
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:26
 LAAF is thrilled to be partnering with Live Nation for Straight No Chaser's upcoming show with Postmodern Jukebox this Saturday, 8/12 at the Greek...

Ask Deke: How can my choir attract both younger and more seasoned singers?

DekeSharon
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 09:00
Q: How can a brand-new just off the ground A cappella Chorus attract more younger members (10-20) and yet still be attractive to the seasoned singers?~ Kevin   A: This is a question...

Ask Deke: How do I make my group's video go viral?

DekeSharon
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 09:00
Q: My college group made a video that we're trying to get some attention for. Do you know anyone that's good at making aca YouTube videos go viral?~ Adam   A: What’s interesting about...