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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 […]

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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 […]

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DCAF 2012 – This Is Why I Do This

The more time I spend at college campuses in this region, the more two facts present themselves – two facts that are very exciting to me and should be to the a cappella community as a whole.  This past weekend, I spent my Saturday night inside Healy Hall at Georgetown University enjoying some sweet a […]

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The Art of Communication – A Reflection On SoJam 2012

Greetings, everybody!  For those of you reading this that were at SoJam this past weekend, you’ll understand when I say that my brain still can’t comprehend what I heard at the Professional Showcase on Saturday night.  There were a couple of times where I honestly thought that I had bought tickets to a rock concert, […]

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Gee-Dub A Cappella – Stronger Force Than Sandy

On this, the eve of SoJam X, my excitement is mounting.  The reasons for this are mostly obvious.  I mean, it’s SoJam X – FORK, Pentatonix, competitions, PickUps, AcaBombs, Workshops, and all of my friends in the a cappella world.  This weekend is just going to be amazing, I have no doubt about that.  But […]

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SoJam X Descends Upon Raleigh! (and other reasons you should go)

With all of the “end times” talk lately – all of the prophecies of the world ending on May 21st, Facebook Shutting down in October, or how the Mayans apparently got lazy and didn’t finish their calendar (bastards) – I’m surprised that this one got overlooked.  I guess it’s a lesser known prophesy, but nonetheless an important one. It […]

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I Wish I Could Go Back To College…

Well, it finally happened: I embraced my inner aca-nerd and attended an aca-fest.  And, as expected, it was quite BOSS! (No apologies). On April 13th, I made my a cappella homecoming and attended the first annual Boston Sings festival, or BOSS for short.  I could go on and on about everything I saw and learned. […]

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Announcement: SoJam 2011!!

So, what are you doing the weekend of November 11 – 13? As far as I’m concerned, there can be only three correct answers: a) “I’m going to SoJam 2011 in Durham, NC!! WOOOT!” or b) “Zoh Muh Gee, is that when SoJam is? I will cancel whatever lesser important events are scheduled and purchase […]

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CACS Spring 2011 Wrap-up

And with that, the Collegiate A Cappella Season is over. Students are completing their finals, walking across the stage to receive their sheep-skin, and moving back home for the summer. It has been an incredible past few weeks – I’ve gotten out to many schools for their end of the year concerts and have had […]

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Fantastic!

My first video blog! Oh, I’m so 21st century now! Hope you like the video. Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see those on a regular basis. If so, I might have to actually invest in a camera :-P. Anyhow, I was asked by a friend of mine about any shows […]

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