Showcase: Xavier a capella choirs

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s a capella groups are both anticipating a year full of music and entertainment. Both Harmon-X, the all-male group, and AcaBellas, the all-female group, currently consist of 15 members and serve to provide entertainment through acappella music and performance to the Xavier community and beyond. Harmon-X, which was founded by friends whose shared a passion for music and performing compelled them to create a male a capella group, began in the fall of 2010. Every prospective member of the group is required to audition, and the process involves vocalizing to gauge range … Continue reading Showcase: Xavier a capella choirs

The Acabellas prepare for first performance of the school year

By: Hollis Connors With the Acabellas’ first performance of the year approaching, Acabellas President Chelsea Esmeier hopes the concert will not only showcase the work but also the passion that the group has been putting into its music. This is the first year for the Acabellas to host its first concert in October, soon after finding the group’s new members. The new concert provides the opportunity to perform more songs and is an official event on the Family Weekend itinerary. “My goal is to have the group learn as much new music as possible and to really prove what we … Continue reading The Acabellas prepare for first performance of the school year