A cappella groups can mimic an entire orchestra, from the ping of a triangle to the self-pitying sigh of a triangle player. Sound off with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to Alexandria Harmonizers Present: A Ca Challenge
- When: Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Lincoln Theatre
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- $15 for seating group 3 (up to $29 value)
- $20 for seating group 2 (up to $34 value)
- Click here to view the seating chart.
Alexandria Harmonizers Present: A Ca Challenge
- What it is: an a cappella singing competition
- What that means: six groups battle it out without instruments or actual weaponry
- The hosts: Alexandria Harmonizers, a men's chorus founded in 1948
- The grand prize: $1,000
- Who determines the winner: expert judges and the audience
- Group with the punniest name: The Noctonals
- Group with the most literal name: Word of Mouth
- Group most likely to sing indie covers: The University of Mary Washington Symfonics, who include Fleet Foxes, She & Him, and Beach House in their repertoire
- Their fellow competitors: the all-women Capital Blend; The Chromatics, who perform original tunes, eclectic covers, and songs about science; and The George Washington University Vibes
People usually go to the Great Wall of China to marvel at its expanse. The Alexandria Harmonizers went there to sing. And that's just one of the many impressive destinations where the men's a cappella group has performed. In its nearly 70-year history, the ensemble has shared signature four-part harmonies at the White House, Carnegie Hall, and Cologne Cathedral. But you don't need to be a president or employee of the month to hear the choir sing—its members will gladly regale listeners at private parties and events.
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