Education Round-Up: Week of August 17th, 2020

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Welcome to another week of education at! On this week's Education Round-Up, we're featuring some podcast updates, a call for educators from the AEA, and a couple of selected threads from the (newly named) A Cappella NOW Facebook group.

Have a suggestion about additions? Any upcoming educational opportunities you'd like shared? Send a message to [email protected] and we'll make sure it makes the next Round-Up!

Podcast Episodes


  • The Contemporary A Cappella League continues their Thursday video series at 8pm EST/5pm PST. This free event, hosted by Amanda Cornaglia, is part two of their series about socially distanced audio and video recording.

Facebook Posts

  • This post offers even more resources for working with Melodyne.

  • This fascinating video details the songwriting process for a new song by post.

  • This awesome list of Black composers, including Ysaÿe Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, was compiled by Blake Morgan from Voces8.


Other News

  • The AEA is looking for instructors to share virtual coachings on a variety of topics during the upcoming school year. Applications are open until August 27th.
  • Video recordings of The Barbershop Harmony Society's Virtual Harmony University are available through end of August.
  • Dr. Marc Silverberg and Acaville Radio announced A Cappella Masterclass, a series of classes on a variety of a cappella topics, recorded by some of the finest names in a cappella.