YOUR HOME FOR A CAPPELLA

ENGAGE WITH THE COMMUNITY

Compete with other scholastic groups, learn from a cappella professionals, and soak in performances from legendary vocal groups.
Connect with the CASA community at one of our regional festivals.

SoJam

Held in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina in November, a cappella groups and enthusaists gather to explore a cappella surrounded by Southern charm.

Los Angeles A cappella Festival

Take a break from the winter blues and soak up some sun in an a cappella oasis as the a cappella world gathers in the Los Angeles area.

Boston Sings

Spring beckons from Boston and a cappella groups descend to collaborate and innovate.

OUR AWARDS PROGRAMS

There exists an entire community of music-makers that dedicate their time and/or careers to making music with nothing but the human voice. For over 20 years, CASA has been presenting awards to recognize excellence in a cappella music. The annual Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards (CARA) and the annual sing compilation recognize the best of recorded a cappella music. Excellence in video production is recognized at the A cappella Video Awards (AVAs).

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE REAL GROUP!
2019 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

GIVING BACK

Our programs and initiatives are driven by volunteers and funded by generous donors. Ready to get involved? Whether you have time, energy, talents, or monetary resources to contribute, find your place in our inclusive, diverse community of a cappella fans.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

By Jake Berglin
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A Cappella Books that Deserve a Place on Everyone’s Shelf!

By Jake Berglin

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

Welcome to September at casa.org! 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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Multitrack Video Resources for A Cappella Directors and Students

By Alex Alberti

If you are the director of a scholastic contemporary vocal ensemble, the start of school this fall is undoubtedly unnerving. For years, we have designed our curriculum to train students…

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

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

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

Welcome to a relatively light week of education at casa.org! 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!

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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A Cappella Books that Deserve a Place on Everyone’s Shelf!

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 ...
Read More