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Techapella 2018


What is Techapella?

TECHAPELLA [tek-a-pell-a]
- Noun
* A collaborative musical ensemble consisting of several individual a cappella groups from Silicon Valley's tech world.
* An end-of-year performance that showcases the talents of the participating tech a cappella groups and brings the community together for a night of music, fun and camaraderie.

"One of the truest things in life is that where there are nerds, there is a cappella. Thus, as Silicon Valley has taken over as the nerd capital of the world, the hills outside of San Francisco have come alive with the sound of unaccompanied vocal harmonies."
NYMag, October 2017

2018 is our sixth year hosting Techapella and we're so excited with how our a cappella showcase has grown!

We have more than a dozen groups participating this year, with more already expressing interest for next years collaborative concerts. Between our two shows, you'll hear the sweet harmonies of the tech industry’s most visible (a cappella) companies: Googapella and Alphabeat (both from Google), The Vocal Network (Facebook), The Keynotes (Apple), InTune (LinkedIn), Syncopation (Dropbox), as well as Funderstruck (an inter-company techie mix) and our newest group The Chromotones (23andMe).

The informal, non-competitive concert setting allows for participants to expand the reach of their artistic expression in a friendly, welcoming environment while exhibiting their collective talent in a vocal spectacle that has continually drawn sold-out crowds. In past years, vocal groups have performed a dynamic spread of tunes ranging from the latest pop hits to jazz and doo-wop classics. You'll even hear the occasional beat box battle.

Donations For Our Partner

http://musicforminors.org/

Music for Minors is a nonprofit with over 40 years of expertise in elementary school music education. Our mission is to nurture in children a lifelong love of music. Operating in the San Francisco Bay Area, our staff provides students in transitional kindergarten through sixth grade with a program of diverse, high-quality musical experiences that is:

Engaging and participatory

Based on state music education standards

A foundation for further choral and instrumental music education

Cost-effective (regardless of district/school resources)
The Music for Minors curriculum is sequential and varied, including visual aids, props, and instruments. Lessons include singing, listening, reading, theory, movement, dancing, and playing rhythm instruments and recorders. Our volunteer and professional teachers are trained in general music, recorders, and classroom management.

Our goals

Develop music sensitivity and literacy in children

Enhance children’s enjoyment and appreciation of music

Help schools fulfill state-mandated music education requirements
Music for Minors funds its programs through variable program fees from schools and the generosity of supporters such as individual donors, collaborations and sponsorships, benefit events, and grants from foundations, corporations, and businesses such as Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation, Los Altos Town Crier Holiday Fund, Carlsen Subaru/Share the Love Campaign, Farrington Historical Foundation, and Optimist Club of Redwood City.

No Refunds or Exchanges