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VCN 2012 Saturday Pro Showcase...

VCN 2012 Saturday Pro Showcase...

In case you haven't heard, Vox Pop was selected as the opening act for the Professional Showcase at VoCALnation 2012. Close behind were Empire A Cappella, The Red States, and Keystone A Cappella, who are now guaranteed a performance spot in the Friday night CAL showcase. There are still four performance spots left to fill for Friday night. Will it be your group? Stay tuned to find out!

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What does it take to be a CASA...

What does it take to be a CASA...

Hear ye, hear ye! VoCALnation VIP passes are now on sale! You may be wondering, "What would it take for me to be a VIP at VoCALnation? What do I have to do?" It’s pretty simple, really. You have to be willing to be one of 10 people who exclusively get the following: Priority access to limited-enrollment workshops and masterclasses, A private luncheon with CLUSTER, Afro-Blue, and other aca-celebrities, Front row seating to ...

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Testimonial: The Red States

Testimonial: The Red States

The Contemporary A cappella League is often described as a continuation of one's collegiate a cappella career - a second chance at vocal music glory after graduation, if you will. But with all due respect to those who describe it as such, we have to disagree with that assessment - our experience over the past four-and-a-half years has been so much more than that. CAL has offered in itself an ...

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Testimonial: Capital Hearings

Testimonial: Capital Hearings

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Testimonial: Vox Pop

Testimonial: Vox Pop

Vox Pop Presents: “You Might Be at VoCAL Nation 2012 If…” If you’re having anxiety because there are too many awesome classes to attend, and you can only be in one place at one time…you might be at VoCAL Nation 2012. If new friend requests are blowing up your inbox…you might be at VoCAL Nation 2012. If you’ve done an aca-bomb and a Jägerbomb in the same 24-hour period…you might be at VoCAL ...

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CAL Testimonial Contest Winner

CAL Testimonial Contest Winner

Hope everyone's having a great Monday morning! We are excited to finally announce the winner of our CAL testimony contest. The winning group is actually geographically the farthest away from DC. Can you guess who? If you guessed Clearly Vocal, you're right! Congrats to our friends in Texas, you are guaranteed a spot in Friday night's CAL showcase. We can't wait to see y'all perform live in July (and yes, we ...

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Testimonial: Clearly Vocal

Testimonial: Clearly Vocal

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From NYC to DC

From NYC to DC

by Amanda Aldag A year ago this weekend, CASA officially launched the first ever VoCAL Nation in NYC. It represented a lot of firsts for CASA, but also a lot for me personally and professionally. CAL, as a program, had been chugging along for several years, with notable success, gradual growth and a handful of member only conferences and seminars. But then a group of motivated ladies from NYC, Treble, approached CASA ...

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WE THE ACA-PEOPLE…

WE THE ACA-PEOPLE…

Join us in our nation's capital for the second annual VoCAL Nation, brought to you by CASA. VCN will be held in DC July 13-15, 2012 - and will be a weekend full of concerts, workshops, and networking. VoCAL Nation will feature the US-debut of CLUSTER, Italy's premiere a cappella group, and the DC reunion of Afro-Blue! Saturday's workshops and professional showcase will take place at the beautiful Music Center at Strathmore, located in Bethesda, MD. Other activities, ...

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VCN 2012: Call For Instructors

VCN 2012: Call For Instructors

To be considered as a workshop leader and/or masterclinician for VoCALnation 2012 (13-15 July), complete the application form by Friday 24 February. We welcome proposals for workshops on any aspect of a cappella music: from technique and arrangement through performance and recording to history and criticism. Especially welcome are proposals which, regardless of particular topic, address the interests and needs of groups in the Contemporary A cappella League (CAL). You will be ...

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Thank You!

Thank You!

The French Institute is once again a cappella free and we've all returned to normal life and work.  What we'll keep with us is the memories of all the amazing performances and workshops and the new friends we've met.  If you didn't gain at least one new Facebook friend what were you doing all weekend? When you have a minute, please take a minute to complete this survey of the workshops.  Your feedback is vital ...

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Workshops Announced!

Workshops Announced!

Have you ever wanted to get personalized beatboxing tips from an a cappella legend?  Are you searching for that extra something to add a punch to your groups live performance?  Did you always wish you could ask a professional for some feedback on your arrangements?  VoCALnation offers this and more in their workshops.  Check out the the Workshops pageunder Events for detailed information.

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