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Not one, not two, not three, but four separate Tufts a cappella groups were nominated this week for the 2012 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA). A big congratulations to the Amalgamates, the Beelzebubs, the Jackson Jills, and sQ! for all their hard work. The winners will be announced on April 13.
For more information on the awards, as well as a full list of the nominees, visit The Contemporary A Cappella Society’s site. In the mean time, you can check out this video of sQ! performing “Oh Atlanta” by Bad Company. Member Kristen Ford, E13, was nominated for Best Female Solo for her lead performance in the song.
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It’s been two years since America’s favorite a capella group, The Beelzebubs, took over your television in NBC’s “The Sing Off.” Since then, they’ve sung on Glee, added new members, and said goodbye to their graduating ones. Tufts Admissions hung out with the ‘Bubs to see where they are today and touch on their experiences as a cappella superstars at Tufts.
No no, don’t worry! Their incredible singing hasn’t declined at all! It’s just the name of their fall 2011 show. Concerned? Well see it for yourself, Tufts SQ! is still going strong and they have this explosive a capella cover of Heart’s Barracuda to prove it. Props on the a cappella guitar solos!
Anchord, Tufts’s co-ed Christian a cappella group, addressed the inadequacies of Christian dating in their Spring Show’s skit. Their answer to dating problems was a Christian social media platform aptly named “Faithbook.” In the following video, Ana Carvalho, A13, and Mark Rafferty, A13, act dating interactions via “Faithbook.”
One of the most memorable orientation experiences for incoming first year Jumbos is the first a cappella show of the year: The O-Show, a free performance where Tufts’ favorite a cappella groups welcome the newcomers to our community. One of these favorites is Essence, an all-female a cappella gr0up focused on music of the African Diaspora and African-American Tradition.
Enjoy their O-Show performance of “Good Girl” by Chrisette Michele, featuring soloist Erica Satin-Hernandez, A13:
We all know that Tufts takes its a cappella very seriously, but what you may not know is that this passion has spread to the School of Medicine.
Earlier this month, Docappella performed at the Gross Anatomy Memorial Service, a chance for students to honor body donors and reflect on their experiences.
Here’s a look at Docappella singing the classic “Danny Boy,” written by Frederic Weatherly, as well as the gospel “Jordan River.”
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Tufts’ Beelzebubs, the oldest all-male a cappella group on campus, recently put on their annual spring semester show, “Bubs in the Pub.” The show featured costumes and skits in addition to a cappella. Here are some video clips of the night’s performance:
This past weekend, the Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA) put up their annual culture show in Cohen Auditorium. This year, TASA invited Boston University’s Suno, Boston’s first Hindu-fusion a Capella group, to sing at the event. Here’s a video of the performance:
Did you miss the Beelzebubs’ on the post-Super Bowl episode of “Glee”? Well, tune in tonight at 8 p.m. EST when you can hear them sing backups for two — yes, two! — songs by the Dalton Academy Warblers, Wings’ “Silly Love Songs” and Robin Thicke’s “When I Get You Alone.” Catch a preview of the latter below:
The all-male a capella group S-Factor, whose music is dedicated to the African Diaspora, debuted their first album “Soul Factor” on Dec. 9 with a free concert for the Tufts community.
Watch as the group lays down some tracks from an album that has been three years in the making.