Last week I had the incredible honor to headline at CMEA in Colorado Springs. I was able to introduce the A Cappella rehearsal (no piano played while singing, and without hearing the piece first.) This is the first part of my concept that I proposed for my rejected National ACDA session. So I did it […]
When you perform, it’s your job to go out there and save a life.Deke Sharon This week, I welcome the “Father of Contemporary A Cappella,” Deke Sharon onto the show. We discuss the origins of the modern “A Cappella” genre as well as the “family tree” of other types of A Cappella vocal music genres […]
A Cappella guru, and ACDA Contemporary and Commercial co-chair, Rob Dietz joins me this week to tell his story of passion for the “Pop A Cappella” genre of ensemble vocal music. Rob is well known in this sub-genre of choral music for his work on “The Sing Off” and collaborations with groups as wide ranging as Pentatonix, […]
Let’s discuss Contemporary A-Cappella as it relates to building a high school choral program. Check out Choral Clarity’s blog post: Is Modern “A-Cappella”Healthy or Harmfulto Building a High SchoolChoral Program?
#42: Friday, February 1, 2019
“An Oiche” (The Night) by Michael McGlynn
Text: Traditional Irish
SSAA, a cappella
Greetings! The Hollins Choirs are just returning from Ireland, and I wanted to share our experience with “An Oiche,” by Michael McGlynn.
Week 24: Friday, August 31, 2018.
“Hodie Christus natus est” by Agneta Sköld.
Liturgical antiphon. SSAA, a cappella.