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MIT student blogger Michael C. '16

A…an…uh…a cappella concert? by Michael C. '16

MIT's got non-Petri dish culture, too

A cappella is one of those things that is really weird to type.  It’s one phrase – “a cappella”, Italian for “in the manner of the church” (thanks, Wikipedia) – but it’s two words.  Which means that you get weird phrases like “an a cappella group.”  Or “many a cappella groups.”

(if you’re not familiar with a cappella, it’s basically singing without instrumental backups.  like in Pitch Perfect!)

Anyways, as you may know, a cappella is big at MIT – we’ve got the Logarhythms, Chorallaries, Toons, Cross Products, Resonance, Ohms, and probably some other groups that I’ve missed (please direct all complaints to Chris Peterson.  thanks)

And what better way to relax after a long week than a free a cappella concert by the always impeccably-dressed Chorallaries?

There was a visiting a cappella group too – SQ, from Tufts!  They did a great cover of Macklemore – who, if you recall, I’m a big fan of.

…and there was dancing…

…and group hugs…

…and much applause.

Have a great weekend!