National A Cappella Convention coming to Memphis in 2015Posted on
The barbershop world shouldn’t be the only place we sing barbershop!
- Stretch your wings
- Learn from new perspectives
- Gain new audiences
The A Cappella Educators Association is thrilled to announce the inaugural National A Cappella Convention in Memphis, TN on April 24-25, 2015. Featuring professional concerts, showcase performances, a unique high school competition,group masterclasses, roundtable discussions, reading sessions, and more, The NACC is the only event of its kind in the country designed to bring the entire a cappella community together.
The NACC offers three types of performance opportunities for attending groups:
1) Friday Night Concert Performances- 25 minute sets (On Sound, In PAC)
2) Showcase Performances- 25 minute sets (On Sound, In PAC)
3) Exhibition Performances- 12 minute sets (Acoustic, In Exhibit Hall)
In order to apply to perform please submit a 15-25 minute video of your group performing by September 27, 2014. Upon applying you will be considered for all 3 performance types by a panel of expert judges. Groups will only be eligible for one performance slot, and will be notified of their selection by October 24, 2014. Judging will be blind, meaning that no identification will be made of any group until it is chosen based on merit.