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Acapocalypse, Emmanuel’s co-ed A Capella group, performed their Winter Showcase on December 4.
— Acapocalypse (@AcapocalypseEC) December 4, 2015
Held in the auditorium at 7:00pm, students were invited to attend the show paying $5 per ticket and all non-students paying $7. Acapocalypse teamed up with EC Dance Marathon to donate these funds to Boston Children’s Hospital as a part of the annual Dance Marathon event.
The showcase was well attended. Emmanuel students, community members, and family members crowded outside the auditorium where they were offered bags of candy and given the opportunity to donate to EC Dance Marathon. The auditorium seats were quickly filled leaving very few vacant and the show began in good time.
Acapocalypse began the show with several popular songs including ZZ Ward’s “Put the Gun Down.” After Acapocalypse performed a few lively songs featuring beatboxing, impeccable harmonies, and unique arrangements, Berkley College of Music’s newly formed A Capella group Upper Structure took the stage. This group’s talent was also extraordinary and their style was fun and original. They closed the first half of the show with an arrangement of Maroon 5’s “Sugar.”
After a ten minute intermission, an all-female semi-professional group Phoenix performed for their first time. Acapocalypse returned to close the show featuring several talented soloists. The final performance of the night was an arrangement of Miley Cyrus’s unreleased song, “Nightmare.”
a HUGE thank you and job well done to @AcapocalypseEC benefitting ECDM at their Winter Showcase tonight! 🎙❄️
— ECDM (@ECDanceMarathon) December 5, 2015
At the end of the night the show raised over $750 that will contribute to EC Dance Marathon’s yearlong fundraising goal of $100,000.