An Interview with Alec (Part 2)

How is vocal percussion different than, say, a beatbox battle?

So often Vocal Percussionist (VP) vs Beatboxer (BB) are used as interchangeable terms, and in a general sense they do more or less mean the same thing. To clarify though, the connotations are different though. VP usually refers to someone in an a cappella group…

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An Interview with Alec (Part 1)

Since this is the season of giving, we wanted to give you a surprise Christmas gift of our own – a sneak peek into the world of our very own vocal percussionist, Alec!

The unsung hero of 6-1-forte, Alec is the lone member whose primary role is NOT to sing in the a cappella group. This being a unique angle in the group, we got curious to learn more about his world, and want to bring you along with us!

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Percussing with Alec

Look, beatboxers don't get a lot of glory... but they usually have to write their own parts to each song. And our vocal percussionist is entirely self-taught. Take a look at Alec trying to school the rest of us on making mouth noises.

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Behind the Scenes of a 5-hour Rehearsal

Click-clack. The door to the Teays Valley High School choir room opens with a start, and in comes Drew in with 2 stools, 1 book bag, 1 parcel of snacks, and bottle of liquid to last the next 5 hours.

Yawn. Someone forgot coffee. Oops.

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12 Days of Christmas, 6-1-forte style

‘Tis the season!

Gigging season, that is.

One of the most exciting times of the year for 6-1-forte, that is for sure. Once the holidays come upon us, as you may guess we find ourselves with a unique amount of opportunities to celebrate the Yuletide spirit. It all boils down to this: people love carolers.

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Sip n Sing

So … theoretical question here. (Asking for a friend.)

I am genuinely curious for an answer here. What … exactly … happens when a person finally does the thing they’ve been meaning to?

You know, when something you’ve dreamed about and worked for … finally comes to fruition?

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Well hello there!

Hello, A Cappella Enthusiasts!

Welcome to our blog, which we hope to serve as a capsule, a narrative, and a chronicle of our ongoing adventure as one of Columbus’ newest acts to the arts community.

Going back to July of 2016, our story begins with the end of another.

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