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.
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.
Angel City Chorale (ACC) reflects the spirit and diversity of Los Angeles in its membership, its music, and its outreach activities. Equally committed to good music and good deeds, ACC is dedicated to “Building Community One Song at a Time.” Renowned Artistic Director Sue Fink founded Angel City Chorale at the world-famous McCabe’s Guitar Shop in 1993 with 18 singers; ACC has now grown to over 160 talented and dedicated singers who are admitted by audition. ACC presents a broad and eclectic repertoire at exub
Pentatonix (often abbreviated as PTX) are a two-time Grammy winning American a cappella group from Arlington, Texas consisting of five vocalists: Avi Kaplan, Scott Hoying, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola, and Mitch Grassi. Their work, which is mostly in the pop style, consists of covers of existing songs, sometimes in the form of medleys, along with their original material. Their music is defined by their own arrangement style, tight vocal harmonies, extensive vocal riffing, deep and steady vocal basslines, and a diverse range of vocal percussion and beatboxing.
At least once a year, producer Frank Peterson retreats with his headphones to raid his extensive music collection in the search for new repertoire. It takes a lot of instinct and inspiration to choose the songs for a project like Gregorian. “Not every song is suited for theGregorian sound scale,” he explains, “so the songs have to be chosen very carefully for Gregorian.” Luckily, Peterson’s immense music knowledge seems inexhaustible and there are no limits to his creativity.