Aca-Education: Episode 13: Listener Submitted Stories About the New School Year

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin shares stories from teachers and students across the country about their experiences during the opening of the new school year, and the challenges they are facing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

A HUGE thank you to all who had sent in stories/recordings! I truly appreciate all of you and all that you are doing on a daily basis! Keep making a difference in your students’ lives. You are all amazing.
To all the students who sent recordings: I truly wish you all the best as you continue to attend school and navigate through this hectic time.

Episode Contributors: Matthew Woodward, Ian Sanchez, Kristen Benamati, Lauren Scharf, Erin Corwin, Courtney Laughlin

Intro: Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme

Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources:

Kelsey Simpkins Article

CDC Guidance for K-12 School Administrators

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Aca-Education: Episode 12: The Theme Team! Mayta Cohen, Tehillah Alphonso, Michael Stolar, Saul De Anda & Yonatan Konstantine

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with Mayta Cohen, Tehillah Alphonso, Saul De Anda, Michael Stolar, and Yonatan Konstantine, the young, brilliant team behind the Aca-Education theme song. Justin and the team talk the process of creating virtually through the pandemic, the value of Networking, and much more!

Intro: Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme 

Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources:

A Cappella Academy

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Aca-Education: Episode 11- International Barbershop Champion Drew Wheaton

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with International Barbershop Champion Drew Wheaton. Drew and Justin talk barbershop singing, educational online tips, adjudication and more!

Intro: Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources:

Drew’s Cues (YouTube Channel)

A cappella Education Association

AEA Virtual Coaching

A Cappella Masterclass

Theo Hicks

Melody Hine

Patrick McAlexander

Barbershop Harmony Society

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Aca-Education: Episode 10: An Interview with Billy Alzaher, Director of Alzapella

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with New Jersey educator and director of Alzapella, Billy Alzaher. Billy and Justin talk handling auditions, holding rehearsals and managing your groups daily functions virtually.
Intro: Evergreen Voiceover
Aca-Education Podcast Theme
Composed by Mayta Cohen
Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda
Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso
Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen
Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar
Bass: Yonatan Konstantine
Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda
Resources:
Billy’s Conference Presentation
The RockNRoll Chorus

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Aca-Education: Episode 9: An Interview with Jake Berglin of Florida International University

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with Jacob Berglin of Florida International University on navigating your way teaching in a pandemic. Jacob provides some suggestions for how to handle your remote learning, and offers some technology tips along the way!

Intro: Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme

Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources:

Upbeat

Sight-reading Factory

Jamkazam

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Aca-Education: Episode 8: A Discussion with Cut Off Studios: Part 2

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with the Kyle Howard, VP of Production at Cut Off Studios about sharing his passion, experiences, and expertise with the a cappella community. 

Intro: Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme

Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources: Cut Off Studios

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Aca-Education: Episode 7: A Discussion with Cut Off Studios: Part 1

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with the team at Cut Off Studios about sharing their passion, experiences, and expertise with the a cappella community. Community. Education. Production. The team at Cut Off Studios will provide insight into these 3 pillars of their success, as well as the importance of communication. 
Intro: Evergreen Voiceover
Aca-Education Podcast Theme
Composed by Mayta Cohen
Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda
Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso
Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen
Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar
Bass: Yonatan Konstantine
Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda
Resources:
Cut Off Studios

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Aca-Education: Episode 6: Arranging: Process and Practice with Katherine Bodor, Jeff Bratz & Bryan Sharpe

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with music composers/arrangers Katherine Bodor, Bryan Sharpe, and Jeff Bratz about the process of arranging music. Struggling with selecting repertoire? Not sure where to start when it comes to arranging? Katherine, Bryan, Jeff and Justin will provide tips, as well as give insight to their own creative process to help get you started.

Intro- Evergreen Voiceover

Aca-Education Podcast Theme

Composed by Mayta Cohen

Arranged by Mayta Cohen and Saul De Anda

Mixed by Tehillah Alphonso

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto: Mayta Cohen

Tenor, Baritone: Michael Stolar

Bass: Yonatan Konstantine

Vocal Percussion: Saul De Anda

Resources:

Soundtrap

MuseScore

Noteflight

MusicFirst

Finale

Sibelius

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