THE ACAPPELICANS

THE ACAPPELICANS

The Acappelicans are an experienced 12-piece a cappella group with a diverse repertoire of pop and jazz covers.

Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Acappelicans (2nd Place Ensemble, Australia A Cappella Awards 2017) are an experienced a cappella group with a diverse repertoire, drawn from recent hits, jazz standards, traditional ballads, Disney, 60s pop, musical theatre, TV themes and 90s nostalgia. Available as an ensemble of 6-12 singers, the Acappelicans are perfect for weddings, functions, open days, festivals, parties, and Christmas events.


BIO:
Since starting out in 2012 as a group of friends at Sydney University, the Acappelicans have gone from strength to strength, dazzling audiences all over Sydney with sparkling harmonies and captivating melodies. In just five years, they have sold out seasons at the Sydney Fringe, represented the university in Hong Kong, collaborated with choirs and big bands, and performed at numerous formal events, open days and weddings. Previous events and venues have included the Sydney Festival, Seymour Centre, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Powerhouse Museum, Barangaroo Cutaway, TedxYouth Sydney, City of Sydney Christmas Village Concerts, Manning Bar, Musica Viva Festival, Verge Festival, Rainbow Walk, and many more. Along the way, the Acappelicans have recorded two albums (“The Acappelicans”, “Just The Eight Of Us”) and churned out over 70 arrangements. In 2015, the ‘Pelicans took their experience to the AUSACA Australian A Cappella Awards in Melbourne where they wowed the judges, taking out 3rd Place, as well as Best Arrangement ("Wouldn't It Be Loverly") and Best Jazz Song ("Rubber Duckie"). In 2017, they crept up to 2nd Place in the Ensemble Division, picking up Best Arrangement ("Angsty Emo Medley") and Best Jazz Song ("Little Bitty Pretty One").

The Acappelicans are: Cecilia Nelson, Stephanie Gray, Katina Selvaraj, Mel Aaron, Caitlin Fisher, Louise Fisher, Christian Katsikaros, Shaun Gnany, Chris Dendle (musical director + arranger), Liam Scarratt, Michael Richardson and Robert Boddington


REPERTOIRE INCLUDES:

  • Bring It All Back (S Club 7)
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons)
  • Don't Know Why (Norah Jones)
  • History (One Direction)
  • I Still Call Australia Home
  • If I Didn't Have You (Randy Newman)
  • Let It Go (from Frozen)
  • Oh! Darling (The Beatles)
  • Starlight (Muse)
  • September (Earth, Wind and Fire)
  • Under the Sea (from The Little Mermaid)
  • + many more
  • + specific songs by request

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