Tag Archives: The Singoff
The Whiffenpoofs

The Whiffenpoofs

Acappella Week, Day 7           The Rundown:  It would be a massive insult to Acappella to have a week featuring the music and not mention The Whiffenpoofs.  All other Acappella groups turn to The Whiffenpoofs for guidance, as they are Acappella.  Formed in 1909, The Whiffenpoofs are the oldest collegiate Acappella group in the United […]

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YellowJackets

YellowJackets

Acappella Week, Day 6       The Rundown:   Formed by Dr. Ward Woodbury, Jr., who was appointed Director of Music on the River Campus in 1954, The YellowJackets made their first appearance at a graduation ceremony in 1956.  Oddly enough, the iconic yellow jackets didn’t become part of their repertoire until 1958.  Originally, The […]

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The Backbeats

The Backbeats

Acappella Week, Day 6     The Rundown:  The Backbeats (not to be confused with the BackBeats, Michigan’s #1 Beatles Tribute Band) are a co-ed Acappella group comprised from members of competing collegiate ensembles.  Hailing from Los Angeles, California, The Backbeats appeared on season 2 of The Singoff finishing in 3rd place. The lineup for The […]

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On The Rocks

On The Rocks

  Acappella Week, Day 5             The Rundown: The first official collegiate a cappella group in Oregon, On The Rocks, formed in 1999, is an all-male Acappella group from the University of Oregon. At the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, On the Rocks finished 3rd in 2002, and 2nd […]

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Street Corner Symphony

Street Corner Symphony

Acappella Week, Day 5         The Rundown:  Street Corner Symphony, formed in 2010, are another extremely impressive Acappella group from Nashville, Tennessee.  The group was formed for the soul purpose of competing on the show The Singoff in 2010 and ultimately finished in 2nd place.  Street Corner Symphony is made up of John […]

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SoCal VoCals

SoCal VoCals

 Acappella Week, Day 3 The Rundown:  Another Acappella group who appeared on The Singoff, The SoCal VoCals, from the University of Southern California, got started in 1996 as the first of seven Acapella groups to come out of the University of Southern Callifornia. In 2008 The SoCals were crowned Acappella Grand Champions while competing at […]

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Deltones

Deltones

 Acappella Week, Day 3             The Rundown:  The Deltones, formed at the University of Delaware in 1991, are another amazing Acappella group who appeared on The Singoff in 2011.  Making it onto the show is a massive accomplishment all by itself, but this group was able to make it to […]

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The Beelzebubs

The Beelzebubs

Acappella Week, Day 2  The Rundown:  The Beelzebubs are an all male Acappella group from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA.  Beginning in 1962 as “Jumbo’s Disciples: The Beelzebubs”, they dropped the first part and are now commonly referred to as “The Bubs”.  The Beelzebubs have recorded 27 albums and three live albums since 1962. Though […]

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