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OMGQ!: Barbershop with a Contemporary Soul

My first time hearing GQ was when my group, Capital Blend, competed against them at SingStrong six months ago.  I was in tears when they performed their a rendition of Regina Spektor’s “Samson”, which you can hear here: UPDATE: We wanted to make sure that the original arranger of this version of Samson, Jessica Graham, got […]

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Group Spotlight: Introducing… Word of Mouth!

For the very first edition of our new Group Spotlight feature, we’ve chosen a bunch of fun-loving, DC newcomers… 10 singers are called to the stage.  You can feel their excitement as the crowd’s applause subsides.  After months of planning meetings, auditions, and rehearsals, it all comes down to this.  Someone plays the pitch and […]

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CD Review: Centerville High School Forte’s “2 The Wire”

Do you remember what you were doing in high school? I’m sure a lot of you, like me, spent much of your time in the choir room singing Sondheim medleys in tight unison. Maybe you were rehearsing the national anthem – yes, THAT arrangement – for the football team’s pep rally. Or maybe you started […]

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Hangin Out With The Cleftomaniacs of UMBC

So I’m going to try and post on a semi-regular basis here while I work on the site and make it more… pretty?  I know it’s not a hell of a lot to look at right now, but I’ll be working on the design here and there. The UMBC Cleftomaniacs from 2010 – Competitors in this year’s ICCACompetitionAnyway, last […]

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