Topics: A cappella

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.

A cappella groups and clubs give grad students a break from academics

While UNC is home to several rigorous graduate schools and programs, it is also home to graduate school clubs that help students cope with stress and make connections.


Loreleis celebrate 35 years of a cappella on campus

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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.


Pitch(er) Perfect: An a cappella drinking game

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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. 


Walk-Ons, Cypher conflict leads to concert

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.


Sunset Serenade attracts new students to a cappella

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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.


Clef Hangers say goodbye to a special senior

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Trying to travel anywhere with Carter Gregory takes forever.


Harmonyx celebrates 20 years of music, friendship at concert

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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. 


Local creatives turn to crowdfunding

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Whether the goal is funding an alternative spring break trip or creating a calendar featuring nothing but bearded men eating breakfast foods, crowdfunding has become a popular way to help arts and cultural organizations and small businesses reach fundraising goals. 


A capella group UNC Walk-Ons advance in competition at Duke

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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.


Clef Hangers bring festival vibes to annual Clefchella tonight

By Crystal YuilleForget Coachella. UNC’s oldest a cappella group, the Clef Hangers, is hosting its annual winter concert, now called Clefchella, this weekend.


UNC is home to the state’s only South Asian a cappella group, Samaa

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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.