SingStrong A Cappella Festival Returns to Adelphi PAC on February 3 to 5
Garden City, NY (01/25/2023) — The audience favorite SingStrong A Capella Festival returns to the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) stage for its 18th international a cappella festival on Friday, February 3 through Sunday, February 5.
Five completely different concerts and two days of classes and competitions will showcase nothing but the human voice, performing pop, jazz, rock, musical theater, barbershop, doo-wop, beatbox and beyond. The Pitch Perfect films and Pitch Slapped Lifetime television series provide a glimpse into the real-life a cappella concerts presented at SingStrong.
The weekend starts Friday, February 3rd at 7PM with ACA-IDOL where Pro & Collegiate a cappella groups compete for a $1,000 first prize. Special performances by Broadway Records recording artists, Blue Jupiter and YouTube sensations Backtrack round out the night. ACA-Celebrities judge live while the audience votes by cell phone.
The 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, February 4, features high school groups competing for awards as well as a performance by the Single Singers, an open a cappella group that only rehearses at SingStrong and which welcomes anyone who loves to sing.
Saturday, February 4, at 7 p.m. features professional groups Ball in the House (Pop R&B, featured on America's Got Talent), Midtown (top-ranked barbershop quartet), Radius (pop viral sensations) and Classic Sounds (doo-wop inducted to East Coast Hall of Fame).
Saturday, February 4, at 9:30 p.m. features a completely different professional line-up with Highline Vocal Jazz (National Harmony Sweepstakes Champions), Jordana Talsky (indie live looper), and FACE Vocal Band (heartland rock).
Sunday, February 5, at 2 p.m. matinee features fast-paced encore performances by Ball in the House, FACE, Jordana Talsky, Midtown, Radius, and Highline.
One hundred percent of profits go to support music programs and the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
A cappella classes and group coachings are scheduled all day Saturday, February 4, and Sunday, February 5. Students can learn everything from arranging to beatbox, social media strategy to stage presence.
Tickets are currently on sale to all performances, with discounts available to seniors, students, Adelphi alumni and employees. Livestream access will be available for certain performances. For more information, call Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at 516-877-4000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The box office is open Wednesday through Friday from Noon to 5 p.m. and is also open two hours before all ticketed performances. Ticket sales and additional information are available online.
Adelphi PAC is one of Long Island's premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. See more about other upcoming Adelphi PAC offerings at pac.adelphi.edu.
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