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Host Rachael Schoenbaum interviews a cappella groups competing for glory in various competitions. Follow to see what’s up with your favorite groups as they vie for greatness on the stage!

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The Conchords

Episode 189 (0:18:46)

The Conchords

We sat down with The Conchords from Guildhall School of Music back in January and are airing our interview with the group from back then, along with their 2020 ICCA set, which earned the the right to compete in finals. Originally aired March 30th, 2020. (Note: Due to the coronavirus, all ICCA and ICHSA competitions have been cancelled. We reached out to competing groups to give them a chance to share their sets and talk about them and present them here for you unedited and in their entirety.)

You can learn more about the group here: https://www.instagram.com/theguildhallconchords.

2020 (58) | ICCA (113) |

The Hofbeats

Episode 188 (0:22:39)

The Hofbeats

An interview with a cappella group The Hofbeats from Hofstra University. Originally aired March 30th, 2020. (Note: Due to the coronavirus, all ICCA and ICHSA competitions have been cancelled. We reached out to competing groups to give them a chance to share their sets and talk about them and present them here for you unedited and in their entirety.)

You can watch the set in its entirety here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk6pI4G-DWg.

You can learn more about the group here: https://www.facebook.com/The-Hofbeats-193463071776.

2020 (58) | ICCA (113) |

The Pitchmen

Episode 187 (0:24:06)

The Pitchmen

An interview with a cappella group The Pitchmen from Belmont University. Originally aired March 30th, 2020. (Note: Due to the coronavirus, all ICCA and ICHSA competitions have been cancelled. We reached out to competing groups to give them a chance to share their sets and talk about them and present them here for you unedited and in their entirety.)

You can watch the set in its entirety here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbiI40gIlH8.

You can learn more about the group here: https://www.facebook.com/BUPitchmen.

2020 (58) | ICCA (113) |

PFC

Episode 186 (0:24:38)

PFC

An interview with a cappella group PFC from MacArthur High School in San Antonio, TX. Originally aired March 30th, 2020. (Note: Due to the coronavirus, all ICCA and ICHSA competitions have been cancelled. We reached out to competing groups to give them a chance to share their sets and talk about them and present them here for you unedited and in their entirety.)

You can watch the set in its entirety here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVpzn6IC0w4.

You can learn more about the group here: https://www.facebook.com/MacArthurPFC.

ICHSA (47) | 2020 (58) |

Duly Noted

Episode 185 (0:26:15)

Duly Noted

An interview with a cappella group Duly Noted from Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport TN. Originally aired March 23rd, 2020. (Note: Due to the coronavirus, all ICCA and ICHSA competitions have been cancelled. We still aired our interview in its entirety and unedited to give the affected groups the chance to still share their stories and their music.)

The group shared their entire 2020 ICHSA set with us, which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/RptJKhezDsQ.

Learn more about the group here: https://www.facebook.com/dulynotedDB.

ICHSA (47) | 2020 (58) |

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