6ID

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open International finalists 6ID, from Spain, to discuss their Mashup Latino, which won the group awards for Outstanding Vocal Percussion for Camino Moreno and Outstanding Choreography for the whole group at semis and won them an award for Outstanding Choreography at finals AND a second place win for the entire competition! ¡Muchisimos felicitaciones para las chicas de 6ID!

Check out their semis submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Etk-7hT4yag.

Check out their finals submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfWZ94g_Ke8.

Black to Gold

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open Northeast finalists Black to Gold to discuss their submission, “Minefields”, which won the group awards for Outstanding Choreography for Stefanie Sambrano and Outstanding Mix for Connor Martin at semis.

Check out the group’s submission at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3elHbR1Y2Gc.

A-KA

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open Canadian finalists A-KA to talk about their song, Tempo, which won the group an award for Outstanding Vocal Percussion for Ethan Chu at semis.

Check out their submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtliOON4snQ.

Bristol Suspensions | University of Bristol

Rachael sits down with The Bristol Suspensions to talk about their submission, The Heartburn Song, which won the group an award for Outstanding Arrangement for Oscar Andrusier, with Robbie Armstrong, Nathan Cave, and Rosa Witts at semis!

Check out their submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K9wmJy9Pk0.

Support the group as they raise money for their album here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bristol-suspensions-2021-album.

PWRCHRD

Rachael speaks with 2021 Canadian Open finalists, PWRCHRD, about their submission, Call Me, which won them Outstanding Arrangement and Outstanding Mix at semis!

Listen to their submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prdPqnYqoJU.

SoundProof | Kansas City, MO

Rachael speaks with ICHSA finalists from the midwest, SoundProof, about their 2021 ICHSA submission, for which they won awards for Outstanding Choreography for Phoebe Mock and Molly McBride and Outstanding Soloist for Cara Parisi in the semis and Outstanding Soloist for Cara Parisi at finals!

Listen to the group here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLmt97AGgC3u5eS_CVO4MLQ.

On That Note | Ryerson University

On That Note submitted “Comfortable” (opb Greta Isaac) / “Rebel (I Find It Hard To Say)” (opb Lauryn Hill) for ICCA.

Check out their entry at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxPjdn5QogE.

Note to Self | Binghamton University

Note to Self won awards for Outstanding Arrangement for Liam Coen, Rebecca Colao, & Samuel LaGrego; Outstanding Choreography for Danielle Germain; Outstanding Videography for Danielle Germain, Liam Coen, & Rebecca Colao; and Outstanding Mix for Mathew Baldwin for Ribs” (opb. Lorde).

Check out their entry at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_EGSSsTt14.

The hOWLers | The Athenian School

The hOWLers submitted this powerful video on injustice for ICHSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Dm4m8IuI18.

The Water Boys | University of Waterloo

The Water Boys won an award for Outstanding Mix for Alisa Lin for “Levitating” (opb Dua Lipa).

Check out their entry at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5rA2opGv4A.