One of the most popular extracurricular activities at colleges and universities is a capella groups. A capella is a musical style where there are no instrumentals in the background and features just voices. The a capella style has always been popular, but a capella groups in college was put in the spotlight after the release of the movie series, Pitch Perfect. As seen in the movie, a capella is amazing to listen to and even more so at Universities. The University of Virginia also has many incredible a capella groups that are super talented.
The Hullabahoos is an all-male a capella group at UVA and they are known for wearing robes at their performances and hosting The Big Spring Sing Thing annually. You can check out some of their videos and performances here and learn more about them on their website.
Hoos in Treble is another a capella group at UVA that is all-female. Despite the pandemic, they were able to still perform over the internet! Check out some of their videos here and their website here!
Finally we have the Virginia Gentlemen who are an all-male a capella group and also UVA’s oldest a capella group! They also have videos on their youtube, including a virtual Rotunda Sing for 2020. Their website is linked here.
Give these groups a listen and comment below what you think about their performances! Would you join an A Capella group at UVA?