A Capella Summit in Boston, June 25-27, 1999
- Are you a fan of Harmony? A Cappella? Vocal Music?
Then you won't want to miss:
The Fifth Annual International A Cappella Summit
Tufts University, Medford Massachusettes (Just North of Boston)
June 25-27, 1999
It's a weekend of concerts, workshops, singalongs and other great events.
Featuring some of the world's best vocal groups. All styles of music
are represented: pop, jazz, classical, punk, comedy, and much more.
Sponsored by CASA, Hot Lips Records and Mainely A Cappella
Tickets are very inexpensive: only $15 per day, or $50 for the full weekend.
Available from Mainely A Cappella at (800)827-2936 or
For more information, check out the Official Summit Website:
or just reply to this email
Here's the full schedule, so you can get a sense of the weekend - Pick and
choose the events you want to attend:
Hot Lips Records Launch Party!
Featuring the world's first Vocal Percussion competition (judged by such
luminaries as Rockapella's Jeff Thacher, Five O'Clock Shadow's David
Stackhouse, and Berklee School of Music's Bob Stoloff), and Boston
favorites Five O'Clock Shadow backing techno-pop'sters Honey & The Bees.
Somerville Theatre, Somerville.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $7 for students and $10 for adults attending
the rest of the Summit. Available from Ticketron.
8:30 - 9:30 Registration (Tufts University, Cohen Auditorium)
9:30 - Keynote Address: State Of A Cappella (Cohen)
10AM -CD Production with Richard Greene & TA (Cohen)
10AM - Cutting Edge Of A Cappella (Alumnae: Don Gooding)
11AM - CD Production: Everything BUT the Music (Cohen: Debbie Baddour &
11AM - Putting Together A Group/Keeping Together A Group (Alumnae: Paul
Noon - 2PM Showcase Concerts (Cohen)
6 Day Week
2PM - Basic Vocal Percussion (Cohen: Elaine Chao)
2PM - A Cappella & US Entertainment Law (Alumnae: Lisa Dawson)
3PM - Women In A Cappella (Alumnae: Erica Cohn, Alicia Hutchinson &
4PM-6PM Superstar Master Class with Richard Greene, Paul Cooper, &
Special Surprise Guests!!! (Alumnae)
8PM-11PM Main Event Concert (Tufts University, Cohen Auditorium, $20,
$22.50 at the door) with:
10fm (those femme fatales from NYC)
Toxic Audio (the back flippin' Disney hippin' sensations)
Double Dong (The Sex Pistols meet Toby Twining?? Not Quite ....)
Ball In The House (Perrenial Boston faves)
Hosted by those burger flippin' maniacs, Minimum Wage.
With special Surprises you've got to hear to believe!!!!
11:30PM - ???? Afterglow
10AM - Comedy & A Cappella (Cohen: Minimum Wage)
10AM - Impromptu Banter (Alumnae: Jonathon Minkoff)
11AM - Vocal Improvisation (Alumnae: Rachel Caswell)
11AM - A Cappella Arranging For Beginners (Alumni: Larry Detwiler)
Noon - 2pm Showcase Gigs
aka Pelican Groove
Drawn To Scale
In The Mix
2PM - Choreography (Cohen: Paul Cooper)
2PM - Fireside Chat with Toxic Audio (Alumnae)
3PM - Acoustically Optimizing Your A Cappella Sound (Cohen: Don Loose &
3PM - Fireside Chat with Double Dong (Alumnae)
4PM - Advanced Vocal Percussion (Cohen: Elaine Chao)
Also available: Private Masterclasses with Nylons' founder Paul Cooper!
Space is limited - email paulcooper@... to reserve a space.
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