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A public service to all who are going to audition for NBC's The Sing Off

To anyone who's wondering what they should be doing to prepare for auditioning on NBC's The Sing Off, here's a little instruction buried in this article: http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2009/09/13/mu-singing-group-audition-spot-new-nbc-sing-/ Juicy point:

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What The Zhen Jo Were We Thinking??

Well, I’m on another airplane, so it’s time to write some articles!  I’m on my way back from the 2009 ICCA Finals in New York, which will probably go down in aca-lore as “the day MTV took over”. While judging the finals, I noticed something that also bugs me in recordings, so thought it might be a good topic – over-enunciation of nonsense syllables.  Now, your high school choir teacher might be proud that you’ve kept up your good diction, but I say doh jin jin walla boww to that.

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The state of A Cappella in the general media

I came across this article today and wanted to share it with you, the A Cappella-loving community.  Rather than have you slog through the entire article (which I do recommend if you want to make sure I'm not misrepresenting the context), here is the paragraph I found most interesting (emphasis mine):

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Resources for People Holding Auditions

It seems a lot of people are discussing auditions lately.  We've got lots of great League groups that are forming or growing, and scholastic groups are only weeks away from the new school year.  In that vein, I wanted to throw out a couple resources for those who are currently planning auditions.

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Of Music and Magicians: pt 1 of 2

Hypothesis: Within the entertainment industry, a cappella groups are more similar to MAGICIANS than to any other act (including bands). Read below for details, and get ready to discuss! Remember, this is just a hypotheses... even if it’s not totally right, is some of it right?  Use your critical, scientific mind. featureimage: