We are excited to share the application process for your groups to be featured performers at the Nordonia A Cappella Festival.  Our judges from the A Cappella Education Association will watch and critique your video submissions using their performance rubric.  

Based upon the results of the video submissions, 6 groups will get selected to be on the Friday Night Feature Concert! 

In addition, up to 12 more groups will get selected to perform during the day on one of the Saturday Showcase concerts. 

What is the application process for my group to be featured on a concert?

Video record one song of your CURRENT group.

  • Video must have been recorded after August 1st, 2019

  • Video needs to be recorded live in one take with no editing or mixing of any kind.

  • Video can be acoustic or you can choose to use microphones, if you wish.

Upload the video to YouTube.

  • Please upload as “unlisted”.

Submit your video.

  • Email the YouTube link to: 

  • Subject Line:  Nordonia Video Submission

  • Body of Email:

    • ​​School Name

    • Group Name

    • Song

    • Director

    • YouTube Link


  • Sunday, December 1, 2019 - Video Submission Process Opens. 

  • Friday, January 17, 2020 - Video Submission Process Closes.

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 - Results sent to directors.  

Friday Night Feature Concert

  • The 6 groups selected for the Friday Night Feature Concert will still need to purchase tickets to attend the concert.

  • Sound checks will be scheduled for Friday afternoon.

Saturday Showcase Concerts

  • The groups selected for the Saturday Showcase Concerts will be scheduled around each of their individual clinics. 

  • Sound checks will be closed to the public & take place in the following format (example only).

    • 10:00am sound check for 4 groups

    • 11:00am Concert for those same 4 groups

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