Michael Marcus

VA Ambassador
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Mike serves as the VA Ambassador for the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA). Based in Richmond, Mike hopes to expand the a cappella community in the Commonwealth by strengthening the network of scholastic groups and developing an active post-collegiate scene, starting with his own CAL group Uncommon. You may also recognize Mike from his work as Technical Director for the Recorded A Cappella Review Board (RARB) or as #55 on the infamous ACB Cool 100.
Michael Marcus

Recent blog posts written by Michael Marcus

SingStrong 2014 poster

The 14 Best Things About SingStrong 2014

I attended my first SingStrong festival this year. If you’ve never been, here (in no particular order) are 14 reasons why you might want to check it out. Aca-Idol Unlike the ICCA/ICHSA or CASA festival competitions, SingStrong’s Aca-Idol features collegiate and semi-pro groups competing with each other for a cash prize of $1,000 and a […]

The Richmond Rhythm competitors display their school pride.

Dispatches from the Commonwealth: Richmond Rocks!

It has been a busy few months here in Richmond. Before I got here, I wasn’t really sure what kind of a cappella community I’d find — because let’s be honest, this city doesn’t exactly leap to mind when listing a cappella hotbeds in the US. But based on what I’ve seen so far, that […]

The AcaEmbassy sets up shop in Richmond, VA this summer!

Introducing your Virginia Ambassador: Michael Marcus

My vision for the A Cappella Embassy originally spawned from my desire to reach out to more singers and a cappella groups.  My hope was to create a functional network of teams in the region that would work closely with each other to help build this already amazing community in to something bigger.  After meeting Mike […]