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BOSTON, MA (March 19, 2015)—Emerson College radio station WERS 88.9 FM celebrates its 10th annual All A Cappella Live event on Saturday, March 28, when Boston’s top collegiate a cappella groups compete for the title of Best in Boston Collegiate A Cappella. This year, talented vocal groups from Boston University (BU), Northeastern University (NU), and University of Massachusetts Amherst will compete: the BU Allegrettos, BU Dear Abbeys, NU’s Treble on Huntington, UMass Amherst Dynamics, and UMass Amherst Vocal Suspects.
Audience members can cast their vote for the winner live at the event. All A Capella Live takes place Saturday, March 28, at 1:00 pm at the Cutler Majestic Theatre (219 Tremont Street, Boston). Tickets are $10–$30 and are on sale now at the Cutler Majestic Theatre box office or by calling 617-824-8000. For more information, visit www.wers.org.
All A Cappella Live kicks off with performances by Emerson College’s award–winning a cappella groups Achoired Taste, Acappellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, and Treble Makers. The Jewel Tones, a high school group from Marblehead, Massachusetts, will also perform. After Boston’s long cold winter, the theme for this year’s event is “Here Comes the Sun.”
About WERS 88.9 FM Founded in October 1949 by Emerson professor Charles Dudley, WERS is one of the top college radio stations in the nation. Student-run and professionally managed, the award-winning station serves New England a mix of indie rock, alternative, and folk music. Programming also includes calendars of events, public service announcements, news, and live music performances and interviews with musicians in-studio. WERS broadcasts live from the Emerson College campus, commercial free, to Boston and beyond via streaming online. For more information, visit www.wers.org.
About Emerson College Located in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has 3,750 undergraduates and 750 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its study and internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic. A permanent facility on Sunset Boulevard for its LA-based program opened in January 2014. The College has an active network of 32,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit www.emerson.edu.