Choirs / Groups

Country:
Lithuania

The Boys’ Choir “Dagilėlis” of Šiauliai is one of the most prominent groups in the choir genre category in Lithuania and all Baltic regions. Each year “Dagilėlis” holds a number of concerts. The choir has been listened to and applauded by hundreds of listeners in various cities in Lithuania and abroad. The young singers rejoice the hearts of the audience by their perfect performance, emotionality and their vibrant sounding voices.

Country:
United States

Founded in in 1993, the Doo Wop Shop is the oldest (and only all-male) a cappella group at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Despite notable performances including the White House and Radio City Music Hall, the group comes from humble beginnings. A founding member asked some friends to help serenade his special love interest outside her door. As the awkward young men started to sing, other ladies flooded into the hallway to hear them – the Doo Wop Shop has been wooing hearts ever since.

Country:
United States

The Gardiner Sisters are a family musical group from Concord, North Carolina. The group consists of sisters Hailey, Allie, Mandi, Lindsay, Abby and Lucy Gardiner. The sisters have over 50 million views on YouTube and are one of the most popular independent music artists on Spotify with over 120 million plays.

Country:
United Kingdom

Britain's Got Talent's Golden Buzzer Winners, Revelation Avenue are a London based Gospel Collective with a history extending back over 10 years. Comprising of 12 individuals, Revelation Avenue are not your ordinary choir. They are currently working on a number of projects that aim to develop and refine their sound as well as help to bring British Gospel Music into the forefront, defining it as a recognisable and relevant musical genre continuing to spread the beauty of the gospel via the joy of song.

Country:
United Kingdom

Opened in 1990, Ysgol Glanaethwy is a performing arts school that operates outside normal school hours. Younger children take acting lessons and choir practice and the older pupils have choir practice only.

The school became well known when its choir for older pupils took part in the UK TV channel BBC 1's Last Choir Standing show in 2008. The students went through auditions, callbacks, and knock out rounds. After being in the sing off once and chosen to continue by the judges, the choir won second prize in the phone-in vote for the final.

Country:
Ireland

Under the guidance of Choral Director Veronica McCarron, the Choir of the Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny, has achieved enormous success and have delighted audiences both nationally and internationally. They have sung for the President of Ireland at Aras an Uachtarain, and have been invited to perform in Carnegie Hall by acclaimed composer Karl Jenkins, composer of Adiemus.

Country:
United Kingdom

Collabro are an English musical theatre boy band who won the eighth series of Britain's Got Talent in 2014. Specialising in musical theatre, the group consists of Michael Auger, Jamie Lambert, Matthew Pagan and Thomas J Redgrave, and previously, Richard Hadfield until his departure from the band in June 2016.

The band have an enthusiastic following who they refer to as their "Collaborators" and famous fans include Jade Thirlwall from Little Mix. Their debut album Stars was released on 18 August 2014 and debuted at number one in the UK.

Country:
United Kingdom

The Capital Children's Choir is a children's choir based in London, England. The choir was founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Rachel Santesso and is currently made up of 120 members aged seven to eighteen.[1] As well as performing classical repertoire, the choir is well known for its choral and orchestral reinterpretations of famous pop songs and since September 2008 their videos have received well over 6.1 million views to date within the popular video-sharing site YouTube.

Country:
United States

The Harvard Callbacks are a 15-member mixed a cappella group composed entirely of Harvard undergraduate students. We sing songs from a wide range of genres, focusing on R&B, soul, pop, rock, and jazz.

Conceived in the fall of 1986 by undergraduates Craig Hickman and Morgan Inniss, the Callbacks originated as a mixed a cappella group aiming to diversify the spectrum of artistic performance at the college. We readily developed a musical presence of our own, earning recognition across campus and beyond for our unique style and captivating performances.

Country:
Canada

Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman (AKA “DaBu”) started Choir! Choir! Choir! as a weekly drop in, no-commitment singing event in February 2011. Now happening twice weekly, and open to anyone who likes to sing new arrangements of pop songs, C!C!C! boasts a dedicated and passionate membership of inspired singers from in and around Toronto, Canada. They have performed live with Patti Smith at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Tegan and Sara on the Juno Awards, at TEDx Toronto 2014, and the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Closing Gala at Roy Thompson Hall.

Country:
United Kingdom

TORCH is the original and best rock choir in Horsham. Started in January 2010, the choir has grown and become more diverse, and with members ages ranging from 13 to 73, there is something for everyone, regardless of age, experience, or perceived talent!

TORCH is the brainchild of Kaytie Harding, founder and vocal director of 'Voice From The Coal Shed' - a singing company whose aim is to encourage people to sing, and feel good about doing it. VFTCS runs choirs in a variety of different vocal styles, ranging from gospel to rock, and is open to anyone and everyone.

Country:
United States

2015 marked the Diamond Anniversary of One Voice Children’s Choir, which originated from a group of children who sang at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Their beloved Director, Masa Fukuda, made such an impact on them that they asked to continue to sing together. Through the efforts of supportive parents the choir continued and in the summer of 2005 the group was named One Voice Children’s Choir.

Country:
United States

They have percussion without drums, a rhythm section without a bass—the only instruments on stage are the nine voices of the nationally renowned a cappella group Vocal Point. Hailing from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, this nine-man group takes the songs you hear on the radio and delivers a new rendition, complete with all the complex instrumentation, performed only with the sounds of their mouths. The group competed and finished in the top five on the nationally televised competition NBC’s The Sing-Off in 2011.

Country:
South Africa

The Stellenbosch University Choir is the oldest and most celebrated choir in South Africa. The Choir was founded in 1936 under the baton of William Morris. After him various conductors established the ensemble as an influential South African choir:

Gawie Cillié (1940 - 1954)
Philip McLachlan (1955 - 1976)
Johan de Villiers (1977 - 1984)
Acáma Fick (1985 - 1992)
Sonja van der Walt (1993 - 2002)
André van der Merwe (2003 - )

Country:
United States

The UC Men's Octet is an eight member a cappella singing group comprised of some of the finest male singers at the University of California, Berkeley. Founded in 1948, the Octet has entertained audiences around the world with its unique mesh of close harmonies and zany stage antics. Dazzling fans with wide repertoire of barbershop, doo-wop, contemporary pop, modern alternative, and of course, Cal fight songs, the group has released dozens of recordings over the years. The Octet is also the only two-time champion of the International Competition of Collegiate A Cappella.