Here’s a post I wrote for Acatribe earlier this month on contemporary a cappella being a starting point for using popular music in schools. Read the excerpt and check out the full article.
“A cappella singing gives kids an opportunity to move beyond the passive experience many school-age students have with popular music and offers them a chance to actively analyze and listen in addition to perform. Even if they choose to stop performing, they will forever hear popular music in a different way for having been a member of their a cappella group. It’s a valuable bell that can’t be unrung.”
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