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Winter Tour Press Release

  1. 1. Ithacappella FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIthaca College’s All Male A Cappella EnsembleContact: Jimmy KnowlesCell Phone: 215-429-6448Email: COLLEGIATE A CAPPELLA GROUP TAKES TO THE MARBLEHEAD STAGE Ithaca College’s Premiere All Male A Cappella Group To Hold A Concert At Marblhead High SchoolITHACA, N.Y. -- December, 2011 -- On Thursday, January 5, 2011, Ithacappella, Ithaca College’s all-male a cappella ensemble, will be appearing live in concert at Marblehead High School. The concert willtake place at 7PM in the MHS Auditorium.The concert will be presented as part of Ithacappella’s annual Winter Tour. This year, they will be touringto various parts of the Boston area, including Stoughton, Wakefield, and Wilmington. The group will beon tour from January 4th-21st and will be promoting the release of their sixth studio album, Off The Hook.Tickets are $5 for students, staff, and seniors and $10 for adults. Tickets will be sold at the door the nightof the show. For further information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Marblehead High SchoolFine Arts Office at (781) 639-3100, extension 3120. The concert is open to the public and is highlyencouraged for families and children of all ages.About IthacappellaIthacappella, Ithaca College’s only all-male a cappella ensemble was originally founded in 1996 as theIthaca College Men’s Chorus. Since its inception, the group has grown from its choral roots to becomeone of the premier male collegiate a cappella groups in the country. Along the way, the ensemble’srepertoire has expanded to include everything from traditional barbershop tunes to current radio hits.Recently, the group has received several awards and accolades including being named best maleensemble in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella and taking home awards for bestsoloist and vocal percussion. The group’s version of “Closer” (which appears on its most recent album,“Breakdown!”) was selected for the Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2010compilation CD. Ithacappella was also honored in 2007 to share the stage with Grammy-nominated rockgroup Incubus to perform their hit “Dig” for thousands of fans at the KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, CA.Along with recent stints on American Idol, featuring their exclusive a cappella performance of “Pants OnThe Ground,” The Price Is Right, and CNN, the group continues to reach out to audiences all across thenation. For more information, visit Ithacappella’s website at ###Note to Journalists: If you would like more information on this topic, or would like to schedule aninterview, please contact Jimmy Knowles at or by calling 215-429-6448.