What better time to highlight educators in the a cappella community than right now? Vocal HERspective sits down with Amanda Roeder, the choir director at Chelmsford High School who works with The Crescendos and The Thursdays as well as many a cappella events in the Boston area.
Tune in at 9:30 pm EDT/6:30 pm PDT, or catch the rebroadcast at 1:30 pm EDT/10:30 am PDT (and 12 hours later) on Sunday.
A relatively new group, The Crescendos have wasted no time making big strides. This young group out of Chelmsford High School are recent winners of their ICHSA quarterfinal, and a shining example of the newest generation of a cappella singers.
Tune in for Episode 28 on Acaville Radio at 9:30 pm EST/6:30 pm PST for this interview and more!
Vocal HERspective rebroadcasts at 10:30 am/pm and is available as a podcast on Monday at vocalherspective.org!
The stages of Town Hall and the PlayStation Theater brought a cappella to Broadway this weekend for the 2019 ICHSA and ICCA Finals.
After two evenings of performances that marked the culmination of a year of hard work from all of the finalists, two new groups joined the legacy of Varsity Vocals champions – InToneNation and the N’Harmonics.
Here are the full results:
1st Place: InToneNation (New Manchester High School) – 441 Points
2nd Place: Skyline Blues (Skyline High School) – 338 Points
3rd Place: The Thursdays (Chelmsford High School) – 331 Points
Outstanding Soloist: Tyler Lewis (InToneNation) for “Dancing On My Own”
Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Chris Ekpiken (Skyline Blues) for the entire set
Outstanding Arrangement: InToneNation for the entire set & Griffin Prillwitz (Free to Breathe) for “Sweet Dreams”
Outstanding Choreography: Evolve for the entire set
1st Place: N’Harmonics (New York University) – 444 Points
2nd Place: BisCaydence (University of Miami) – 358 Points
3rd Place: ScatterTones (UCLA) – 352 Points
Outstanding Soloist: Tyler Lewis (HardChord DynaMix) for “Trainwreck”
Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Lora Riehl (Pitch, Please) for the entire set
Outstanding Arrangement: Brett Castro (N’Harmonics) for the entire set
Outstanding Choreography: Brett Castro and Devon McDowell (N’Harmonics) for the entire set