A Cappella Night!
Friday, November 17, 2017
A Showcase of Extraordinary Voice Talents
Featuring Bancroft A Cappella Performers and Guest College Groups
7:30 PM | HARRINGTON THEATRE | Tickets $10
This annual family-friendly event is a very special celebration that brings together the brightest minds and voices in New England! Performing this year are Bancroft’s own Upper School a cappella groups, Watch Your Tone and Decibelles, along with the collegiate talents of The Brown Derbies (Brown University), MissConnduct (Connecticut College), Simple Harmonic Motion (WPI), and Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music). Tickets are $10 per person, available from Rhonda Brodeur at the front desk, or at the door — if they don’t sell out!
Bancroft's Co-Ed A Cappella Group: Watch Your Tone
Bancroft's All-Female A Cappella Group: Decibelles
The Brown Derbies
Founded in 1982 at Brown University, the Brown Derbies have a long tradition of on-campus performance, they also do national and international tours and in the past seven years have toured London, Paris, Cancun, L.A., Las Vegas, San Francisco, the East and Mid-Atlantic Coasts, Texas, and Florida. The Brown Derbies have become one of the most well-known collegiate a cappella groups in the country.
Bancroft alumna Carleigh O'Connell '16 is a member of MissConnduct, Connecticut College’s newest all-female a cappella group. As one of the three all-female a cappella groups at their college, MissConnduct strives to sing a range of music genres that bring out each member’s voice and showcase their style as individuals and a group.
Simple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) is an all-male a cappella group from Worcester's own WPI! Founded over 20 years ago as a subset of the Men's Glee Club, the group enjoys a tradition of strong harmonies and strong friendships.
Pitch Slapped is one of the world's premier co-ed a cappella groups. Representing the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, the group's repertoire spans a range of genres, from pop and R&B to rock. Since its founding in 2006, Pitch Slapped has enjoyed a rapid rise to fame. Named one of the top five a cappella groups in the country by USA Today, the group has won two International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella competitions and was featured on America's Got Talent in 2015.
Last Year's Groups:
Watch Your Tone
The MIT Logarhythms
Northeastern University, Distilled Harmony
2017 ICCA Semi-Final 4Th Place
Berklee College of Music, Upper Structure
11th Best Collegiate A Cappella Group of 2017
ICCA 2017 Wild Card Runner-Up & Quarterfinal Champions,
Outstanding Soloist & Outstanding Vocal Percussion Awards at Quarter & Semifinals
Bancroft School's A Cappella Singing Group
In Achord: Boston University's A Cappella Group. Bancroft alumna, Sali Diakite '14, will be performing with the group.
The Harvard Krokodiloes: “The Harvard Krokodiloes have the gift of warming one’s soul and enriching one’s day.” — Leonard Bernstein
UMass S#arp Attitude: University of Massachusetts Amherst's most sexy, sassy and stylish all-female a cappella group.