Performing without accompaniment, Eagles past and present have been taking to the big stage to showcase their talents.
Members of the school’s a cappella group, Vega, recently took part in the International Competition of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) semi-finals. The group qualified for this competition after placing second in the ICHSA quarterfinals. At the semi-final competition, Vega placed fourth and received an award for best choreography. Vega member Chloe Proffitt ‘21 also received an award for best soloist.
On Saturday, March 30, four alumni, who were members of Vega while at CJ, will compete in the International Competition of Collegiate A Cappella midwest semi-finals in St. Louis. Sam Brown ‘18 will perform with Ten40 A Cappella (Bowling Green State University), Jacob Ely '18 will perform with The Ohio State of Mind (The Ohio State University) and Angelo Knight '18 and Christian Hemsath '17 will perform with Remedy (University of Dayton). The first place winner of this competition will advance to the national competition in New York City.
On Sunday, March 31, all are invited to attend an a cappella concert featuring CJ’s two a cappella groups, Vega and Phoenix, along with The Ohio State University’s a cappella group, Majors and minors. Three alumni are members of OSU’s group — Mackenzie Aughe '12, Cassidy Aughe '15, and Jacob Marshall '15. The performance begins at 3 p.m. and will take place in the CJ auditorium.
Posted March 28, 2019