SingStrong A Cappella Festival Back at SLHS April 1-3

Take 6/Courtesy Take 6A Cappella singing groups from high school to professional return to South Lakes High School in Reston next weekend for the 13th annual SingStrong festival.

Among the pros: 10-time Grammy Winners, Take 6, innovators of the jazz gospel style; Diana Preisler, star of TV’s Pitch Slapped on Lifetime; Vivid Voices, the award winning contemporary choir from Germany, and winners at both the German Choral Competition and the Aarhus Vocal Festival in Denmark; Julia Easterlin,  the indie live-looper featured at Lollapalooza; MAXX Factor, International Barbershop Champion Quartet featured on NBC’s The Sing-Off; and Kaila Mullady, Current World Champion Beatboxer.

The event, which runs from April 1 to 3, consists of five concerts, an auction, and over a dozen classes and coachings. Event profits support the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as local music programs. Fans can attend single concerts, or purchase discount weekend passes which offer savings of up to 50 percent.

Visit the SingStrong website to:

See the concert schedule

See the list of classes on such topics as recording techniques, stage presence, forming and directing an a cappella group, beatboxing, copyright law, and musical arranging.

Get tickets, which range from $15 to $35. Discounted passes are available for Seniors, Students and groups of 10 or more.

See lots more info on www.SingStrong.org.

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