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Melanated Takes ICCA

Feb. 24, 2018—So, if you haven’t heard, my a cappella group, Melanated A Cappella, advanced to the quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA)! If you’re unfamiliar with this competition, it’s the same one that’s featured in all of the Pitch Perfect movies! It was such an amazing feeling to see our name on...

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ICCA and Lessons Learned

Mar. 20, 2011—This weekend, the Melodores traveled to the University of South Carolina to compete in the Semifinal round of ICCA. Fellow Melodore Seth Johnson wrote an article about the previous quarterfinal round at UGA, but I thought I’d beat him to the punch by posting tonight.

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Melodores District Champions!

Feb. 8, 2011—This past weekend, the Melodores traveled to the University of Georgia to compete at the International Championship of Collegiate Acapella Quarterfinals. The results: 1st Place! Where to start? We had so much fun driving down together, getting to know everyone on a personal level. It’s always great to let loose and socialize with the guys,...

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Why You Should Want to be a Musician at Vanderbilt

Dec. 16, 2010—So on Sunday night, the Trans Siberian Orchestra came to play the Bridgestone arena downtown. TSO asked for a few strings players in the southeast that would be available to play for a few gigs..and a friend of mine from music theory class was recommended by someone that knew him and knew the TSO. Yea…short...

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