UNC is home to several a cappella groups, including the Clef Hangers, the Lorelais, the Achordants, Cadence, the Walk-Ons, Psalm 100, Harmonyx and more. Many of the groups perform as a part of Week of Welcome hosted by the General Alumni Association at the beginning of each school year and have individual concerts every semester.
Topics: A cappella
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As they celebrate their 35th anniversary this year, the Loreleis recounted how their history and commitment to excellence helped them become one of the most important all-female a cappella groups at UNC.
Welcome back to campus, Tar Heels! The sun is out, first-years are lost and a cappella groups are searching for new blood with almost the same level of fake enthusiasm as UNC Dance Marathon recruiters.
On most weeknights around 10 p.m., the Pit is primarily trafficked by students either filing out of the library, visiting the Student Union or walking home across campus. On Wednesdays, though, the Pit resembles a stage, complete with live music and a captive audience.
Two years ago, a freshman sat in the Great Hall of the Student Union, watching the a cappella super stars of UNC belt out their latest mash-ups at the yearly a cappella kick-off event, Sunset Serenade.
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This year alone, Harmonyx has performed in the Dean E. Smith Center and the Alumni Center, and has been personally requested by Chancellor Carol Folt to perform on several occasions.
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The UNC Walk-Ons, a co-ed a cappella group, stood in a circle in Dey 307 on Friday night to rehearse for the last time before competing in the International Championship of Collegiate a Cappella South quarterfinals.
By Crystal YuilleForget Coachella. UNC’s oldest a cappella group, the Clef Hangers, is hosting its annual winter concert, now called Clefchella, this weekend.
Samaa, North Carolina’s only South Asian fusion a cappella group and a UNC student organization, graced the stage Saturday at N.C. State University during Sangeet Saagar — the first South Asian a cappella competition in the southeast.