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Welcome to the High School A Cappella page on CASA.org, a page devoted to news and tools specifically for High School a cappella groups and directors.


Book Review: Brody McDonald's A Cappella Pop

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 12:32
Still waiting for the right resources to get your a cappella group started?  Well, you need not look further than this book.  Brody McDonald has built an amazing high school a cappella...

The search for the A cappella Textbook, Part 2- A cappella Pop

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 14:15
In the past few months, there has been a renaissance of publications about contemporary a cappella. Just this past week, I received both “The A cappella Book” and “A cappella Arranging” in the mail,...

CD Review: Life’s So Lyrical by Forte

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 05:00
A year ago, Forte was one of a number of very good high school a cappella groups across the country, its first CD a year behind it, looking ahead to a run at International Championship of High School...

Guest Blog: Matt Woodward on Auditions

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 10:03
Guest blog by Matt WoodwardRecently, I was asked by a number of my local colleagues how I run auditions for PFC. As I explained our process, I wondered if I am doing something dramatically different...

Guest Blog: Jason Taylor on ICCA/ICHSA Judging Practices

Friday, August 10, 2012 - 10:18
Hello,My name is Jason Taylor, and I am currently the Director of Choral Studies at Newberg High School in Newberg, Oregon. I direct one of the groups that attended ICHSA finals this year, Mezzo...

An Interview With Michael Meyer of Durham Academy's XIV Hours

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 13:32
One of the best parts about working with CASA is getting the chance to talk to all of the high school directors out there. It’s so awesome to see so many directors working tirelessly to help their...

Event Review: SingStrong 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012 - 08:18
From March 23-25, I spent a fun-filled long weekend at SingStrong.  For those who don’t know, SingStrong is an annual a cappella festival held in Reston, Virginia, about 20 miles away from...

Two Marblehead groups in A Cappella event May 4

Friday, April 27, 2012 - 19:46
American audiences are addicted – to listening to one another sing.  It started ten years ago with the American Idol show, then ramped up three years ago when Glee and The Sing-off debuted....

Interview: Detroit Voice

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 09:25
I’ve had the pleasure of hearing many fantastic groups over the past few years in the a cappella world and Detroit Voice (MI) is definitely one of them. I was very excited to talk to Brian Haverkate...

Sound for High School A Cappella Groups

Friday, April 20, 2012 - 10:45
One of my biggest concerns when I first started getting into contemporary a cappella at the high school level was how to best utilize sound. Luckily, I've had the opportunity to work with some of...