Welcome to Competition Countdown!

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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Taza Tal

Episode 249 (0:09:07)

Taza Tal

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Taza Tal from UC Santa Cruz to talk about their mash up of Touch It and Maate Vinadhuga, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6KdiNJjTWg.

All-American Awaaz (7) | Finalists (13) | 2021 (52) |

Naya Zamaana

Episode 248 (0:09:20)

Naya Zamaana

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Naya Zamaana from UCLA, to talk about their mash up of original songs, War of Hearts and Bekhayali, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D16DSkxzSNo.

All-American Awaaz (7) | Finalists (13) | 2021 (52) |

Dil Se

Episode 247 (0:08:46)

Dil Se

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Dil Se from UC Berkeley to talk about their tune Main Hoon Na, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PnYGFExd4s.

All-American Awaaz (7) | Finalists (13) | 2021 (52) |

UW Awaaz

Episode 246 (0:08:44)

UW Awaaz

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, UW Awaaz to hear about their time competing this year and their mashup of Bird Set Free and Duaa, which can be heard here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg6JbWrIiTo.

All-American Awaaz (7) | Finalists (13) | 2021 (52) |

RAAG

Episode 245 (0:08:58)

RAAG

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, RAAG from Rutgers, and the runners up of the 2021 competition! The group won awards for Outstanding Solo in a Non-South Asian song!

Check out their tune Samajavaragamana here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5JW4UvV7sk.

All-American Awaaz (7) | Finalists (13) | 2021 (52) |

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