Aca-Education: Episode 29: Gina Deaton, President of CASA

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with Gina Deaton, the President of the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America. Gina gives an update on CASA’s programs and discusses this weekend’s Los Angeles A Cappella Festival!

Resources:

CASA (Contemporary A Cappella Society of America)

Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF)

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Aca-Education: Episode 28: Deke Sharon, The Godfather of Contemporary A Cappella

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with the “Godfather of Contemporary A Cappella” Deke Sharon. Deke shares behind the scenes stories from his work on Pitch Perfect, his work with The House Jacks and Tufts Beelzebubs, Disney’s a cappella sensation, D’Cappella, and more!

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Aca-Education: Episode 27: Catching up with Chris Rossi of ReVoiced

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin catches up with Chris Rossi, founder of the vocal group ReVoiced. Chris talks his career beginnings, the ups and downs of being a performer, and how he has built a foundation for ReVoiced during the pandemic.

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Aca-Education: Episode 25: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Practice and Kevin Taylor!

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with Kevin Taylor, Executive Director at Distinguished Concerts International New York. Kevin talks about his career, how he brought contemporary a cappella to Carnegie Hall, and suggestions on how to build your own music events in your own neck of the woods.

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Resources:

DCINY Website

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Aca-Education: Episode 24- Jon Smith of The Swingles

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with the phenomenally talented Jon Smith of The Swingles.  Jon offers advice on how to build confidence as a soloist and how to find meaningful connections in the music we perform!

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Resources:

Jon Smith Website

The Swingles Website

Tokyo Sunrise- The Swingles

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Aca-Education: Episode 23: Claude McKnight, Take 6

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with Claude McKnight, the 10 time GRAMMY Award Winner and Founding Member of the legendary vocal group, Take 6. Claude shares stories from his career, which spans over 30 years, and offers some sage wisdom and advice to all!

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Resources:

Take 6 Official Website

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Aca-Education: Episode 21: Choral Clarity with Adam Paltrowitz

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks Adam Paltrowitz, educator, composer, and founder of Choral Clarity. Adam shares his educational philosophy and offers up some tips and suggestions for remote learning!

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Aca-Education: Episode 20: Pipeline Vocal Project, The A Cappella Queens of Alaska

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with the members of Pipeline Vocal Project, the A Cappella Queens of Alaska. Justin and the ladies of PVP discuss their history, their successes and challenges as a trio, and their vision to being a cappella education to the state of Alaska!

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Resources:

Pipeline Vocal Project

PVP TikTok

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