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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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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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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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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Aca-Education: Episode 19: Competition Season Done Virtually: An Interview with Amanda Newman

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with Amanda Newman, Executive Director of Varsity Vocals about Competition. Justin and Amanda speak their thoughts on the value of competition, and Amanda provides an update on this year’s all-virtual ICCA, ICHSA, and Aca-Open competitions!

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Varsity Vocals

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Aca-Education: Episode 18: Songwriting, Beatboxing, Social Media, Oh My! An Interview with Paige Zilba

On this episode of Aca-Education, Justin speaks with social media superstar, Paige Zilba, whose TikTok and Instagram videos have earned her over 6 million followers! Justin and Paige talk a little beatboxing, a little songwriting, a little music therapy, and how to utilize social media to your advantage as an educator!

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Paige Zilba TikTok

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Paige Zilba YouTube

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Aca-Education: Episode 17: Efficient Rehearsal Techniques with Ryan Stuempges

On this episode of the Aca-Education Podcast, Justin speaks with Ryan Stuempges of Gale-Ettrick-Trempleau High School in Wisconsin about Efficient Rehearsal Techniques. Ryan goes in-depth on the 5 step process he uses with his award-winning group, Vocal Point on how to maximize your time, and bring your ensemble to new heights.

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Resources:

PBS Documentary Acapocalypse

Arranging & Chill Facebook Group

A Cappella NOW Facebook Group

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