RIT A Cappella Groups

Stevie West on Tuesday, 03 April 2018. Posted in Clubs

With the success of the “Pitch Perfect” franchise, college a cappella has grown in popularity. At RIT, we have a lot of opportunities for students interested in joining a group.

  • Brick City Singers

The Brick City Singers is an all male a cappella group on campus, known for wearing Hawaiian shirts in the cold of Henrietta! You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/brickcitysingers/

  • Eight Beat Measure

Eight Beat Measure originally started as an all-male octet, but since it’s formation in 1987, has expanded to more than just 8 members. You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/8beatmeasure/

  • Vocal Accent

Vocal Accent is an all female a cappella group on campus, with a focus on rock and soul, with some pop highlights. You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/RITVocalAccent/

  • Encore

Encore is RIT’s original all female a cappella group, formed in 1996. The group of 15 regularly performs on campus and at other events. You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/RITEncore/

  • Proof of Purchase

Proof of Purchase, aka POP, is RIT’s original co-ed a cappella group. The group recently performed their annual concert, Acapop! You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/ritpop/

  • Surround Sound

RIT’s Surround Sound is an a cappella group that specializes in barbershop a cappella. The group also performs nerdy songs and “shopped” versions of pop music. You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/RITSurroundSound/

  • Kaminari

Kaminari is a more recently formed group that performs songs in Japanese, from anime, movies, and dramas. Their goal is to spread Japanese music in new ways. You can check out their facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/RITKaminari/

 

If you want to join any of these groups during your time at RIT, check out their facebooks and give them a visit at our orientation week club fair!