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St. Louis, Missouri area links

Java Jived a St. Louis area vocal jazz octet

BachSociety of St. Louis

The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus
The Chamber Chorus performs six a cappella concerts each year under the direction of Philip Barnes.

Masterworks Chorale
The Masterworks Chorale and Children's Chorus, conducted by A. Dennis Sparger, are based in Belleville, Illinois.

Sheldon Concert Hall
A great place to hear a cappella music (or any kind of music) in a smaller, acousically fine hall.

St. Louis Cathedral Concerts
The Saint Louis Cathedral Basilica's concert series

Ambassadors of Harmony
The International Barbershop Chorus Champions are right here in St. Charles, Missouri.

St. Louis Harmony Chorus
Sweet Adelines International women's barbershop chorus conducted by Sandi Wright.

River Blenders Chorus
Sweet Adelines International chorus conducted by Diane Huber.

St. Louis Shape Note Singers (website missing)
The St. Louis Shape Note Singers meet on the first, third, and fifth Monday evenings of each month to sing. It's free, it's fun, and you'll meet lotsa nice folks.

Gateway Men's Chorus

Charis, a lesbian chorus open to all women.

The Focal Point is a great place to hear acoustic and folk music.

Washington University Pikers

88.1 FM - KDHX Community Radio in St. Louis, Missouri, playing all kinds of music! You can listen online in real time, or check out archived programs to hear or view playlists.

KDHX's Larry Weir

Larry Weir, longtime programmer/host of Songwriters Showcase on KDHX, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 13, 2010. For more information see CaringBridge.org.

Larry will be missed by all whose lives he touched, whether as a personal friend, or as a friendly voice on KDHX.

KDHX Tribute to Larry Weir

Arts Zipper
Arts events in the St. Louis area.

Playback STL
Covers all kinds of music.

STL today is the St. Louis Post Dispatch's online newspaper.

Listen to more A Cappella music online

All A Cappella on WERS
Saturdays and Sundays 2 to 5 PM Eastern Time, from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts

The Harmony Network
Rich Taylor brings you "All Vocal Harmony, All The Time" from the studios of WRVM in the New York area. Listen online.

Vocal Chords on KRNU
Rick Alloway's a cappella radio program in streaming audio from KRNU, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, at 8 A.M Friday mornings.

A Cappella Always
Eric Mueller's "A Cappella Always" and "A Cappella Holiday," the 24x7 all-a cappella Internet radio stations, broadcasting since 2001.

Acappella U
collegiate a cappella podcast

Barbershop and Vocal Jazz from New Zealand. Many options to listen online.

Primarily A Cappella Radio
Listen in RealAudio; select your favorite genre of a cappella music and listen anytime.

Read about A Cappella stuff

Contemporary A Cappella Society
For information about all things related to a cappella music, a great place to start is the A Cappella Almanac, maintained by the Contemporary A Cappella Society. They have recently updated their website.

Primarily A Cappella
Read reviews of CDs and buy online

Lots of links to information about Sacred Harp & shape note singing

Eric Whitacre, composer and conductor whose Virtual Choirs are a YouTube sensation

A Cappella News
John Neal's blog - "A Cappella News: uncompromised views of the unaccompanied voice."

Voice And Style
Angela Pancella's book about Marc Connors, founding member of the Nylons.

Angela Pancella: "The Persuasions Sing U2"
If you caught Angela's interview with the Persuasions on Lotsa A Cappella on November 20, 2005, you may recognize some of the quotations from Jayotis Washington.

Check Out Our Arrangements 
on betteracappella.com

Fun Stuff

Chanukah candles sing a cappella
Here's one of my favorites. The candles on the menorah sing a Chanukah song. Each candle can be clicked individually, or click the red candle in the middle to have them all sing together. (Like "regular folks," they don't all sing perfectly in tune.)

A Cappella group websites

Ball in the House

The Bobs
The Bobs feature clever covers and quirky originals.

Four guys, four microphones, no instruments = Cadence, the award winning vocal band from Toronto, Canada: "instruments are for surgeons"

An orchestra of voices


"...cool, hip, and intelligent..."

The King's Singers

Bobby McFerrin
Multi-talented winner of ten Grammy Awards, master of improvisation... Bobby McFerrin is so much more than his big hit "Don't Worry, Be Happy."

Mediaeval Baebes


The Nylons

Pieces of 8
Lush, dense harmonies.

Inventive young vocal band.

The Persuasions
The Godfathers of A Cappella! Still Ain't Got No Band!
Jerry Lawson & Talk of the Town
The Persuasions' former lead singer, Jerry is back to singing a cappella again with Talk of the Town

Still doin' it Rockapella!

Sweet Honey In The Rock

Swingle Singers

trio of First Nations (Native American) women

Vocal Spectrum barbershop quartet

Not so A Cappella stuff

@ U2 News
Angela Pancella's weekly columns on life as a U2 fan (click on the link and look for "My Fan Year")

Charity Links

And for our four-footed friends:

Soulard Pet Parade 2006

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