What an amazing festival in Bend last weekend! Our warmest thanks to our outstanding participating groups: High Schools Sherwood Mixolydians, Oregon City Sound Check, West Linn Fresh Pitch, Lincoln High (Portland) Vivace, South Albany Rebelation!, Whittier Christian, Echo; and College & Beyond Bella A Cappella 10 of Hearts from Bend, Restless Vocal Band from Seattle, ReSistas from Bend, SWOCTET from Southwest Oregon Community College, Furmata A Cappella from University of Washington, and University of Oregon's Mind the Gap!
Warm congratulations to our winners: Mixolydians for High School, Mind the Gap for College & Beyond, and Furmata A Cappella for Audience Favorites!
Deep thanks to the House Jacks, Deke Sharon, and Peter Hollens for sharing so much talent and expertise with our groups!
And warm gratitude to our sponsors who help make our event possible: The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund, Old Mill District, The Oxford Hotel, 1859 Magazine, Enviroshuttle, and Barrio Restaurant. We could not have done this without you all!
We hope to see you next year in beautiful Bend for some more outstanding vocal music!!!
We are ONE DAY AWAY from the start of our amazing 2018 Bend A Cappella Festival, and we are SO EXCITED and SO GRATEFUL to be welcoming so many fun groups to Bend this year! We have folks from Oregon City, Sherwood, Portland, West Linn, Brookings, Gresham, Albany and Whittier California in the High School Division, and two teams from Seattle, two from Bend, Eugene and Coos Bay in the College & Beyond. It's going to be a KNOCKOUT!!
THANK YOU to all the folks who have purchased tickets or passes to the Festival! We hope you have a wonderful time!! And thanks to a cappella luminaries the House Jacks, Deke Sharon, and Peter Hollens who will make our weekend SO SPECIAL!
We could not be doing this without our WONDERFUL partners: The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund, Old Mill District, Hampton Inn, Oxford Hotel, Enviro-Shuttle, Barrio Restaurant, Acaville, and 1859 Magazine. You all ROCK!!!
MANY MANY thanks to everyone participating and contributing! LET'S ALL HAVE AN AMAZING WEEKEND!!!
Bend A Cappella Festival staff