Director’s Corner: Social Emotional Learning Strategies

By Melinda Ellis / January 29, 2021

I have been teaching music to students online 100% remote since August and have made Social Emotional Learning (SEL) a priority in my rehearsals. What is SEL exactly? This is…

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Virtual SoJam 2020 Wrap-Up

By Melinda Ellis / December 22, 2020

CASA held its first ever virtual a cappella festival a few weeks ago on December 5th and 6th- SoJam 2020! The weekend was full of engaging classes, mind-blowing performances, and…

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2021 A Cappella Video Awards Nominees

By Jessica Chen / December 5, 2020

The following are the nominees for the 2021 A Cappella Video Awards. Congratulations to all who participated and good luck to the nominees! The final results will be announced in…

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Strategic Planning For Your A Cappella Group’s Future: Part 1!

By Alex Alberti / October 15, 2020

You’ve done it: you have just auditioned your a cappella group’s next set of talented voices; you’ve found a member to volunteer to serve as your group’s treasurer or business…

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Circle Singing: A Profile of Bobby McFerrin

By Paola Munda / September 24, 2020

In my first article, I used my own words to explain what circle singing is, and what it means to me. Today, I want to introduce you to this incredible…

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Education Round-Up: Week of September 14th, 2020

By Jake Berglin / September 18, 2020

Welcome to a relatively light week of education at! On this week’s Education Round-Up, we’re featuring some podcast updates, some useful articles, and a website link for learning how…

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Tips for Recording and Filming a Virtual Choir!

By Pablo Vega / September 15, 2020

Life as a musician in the middle of a pandemic can mean being flexible and adapting to new methods, and this also is true for a cappella producers! While live…

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Education Round-Up: Week of September 7th, 2020

By Jake Berglin / September 10, 2020
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A Cappella Books that Deserve a Place on Everyone’s Shelf!

By Jake Berglin / September 7, 2020

When you want to learn something about a cappella, where do you turn? YouTube? Social media? These resources can be fantastic, but their knowledge isn’t permanent – a video can…

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Education Round-Up: Week of August 31st, 2020

By Jake Berglin / September 3, 2020

Welcome to September at! In this week’s Education Round-Up, what we might lack in podcast episodes and books, we MORE than make up for in educational offerings in the…

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