A Cappella Festival
A Cappella 2015!
Saturday December 12, 2015
- DS Al Coda - from Dover Sherborn HS won the Showdown on 12/12/15 - Congratulations! They won a $100 arrangement credit with Backporch Productions
- WitchPitch? - from Salem HS received the 2nd place prize - FREE consultation with Josh Chopak, Liquid 5th
This event sponsored in part by a grant from the Weston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Read the Pavoh Blog: Why is High School A Cappella So Popular?
"Talking heads and Internet columnists sometimes write about a cappella like it was just invented, but the truth is that singing without instruments is really very old—some would argue, the oldest way of making music we humans have got. And while focusing mostly on the contemporary a cappella scene at American colleges and universities, my 2012 book, Powerful Voices: The Musical and Social World of Collegiate A Cappella also argues that we’ve been singing popular songs a cappella since at least the colonial era." Read more....