Tuesday Tubin': Samson

Each Tuesday, The A Cappella Blog presents a link to a collegiate a cappella performance, or related material, that we recommend to you.

We welcome clip suggestions from anyone who would like to submit them.

This week, we present University of Rochester After Hours performing Regina Spektor’s “Samson.”

For Your Own Good: Selling Your Personal Brand While Helping the Group

Most singers want to be stars. As much as we may sing for the sheer beauty of music and may be prepared to put the good of the group ahead of our own self interests, there will remain a part of us that wants be recognized for what we, as individuals do particularly well.

So how do we show off our best stuff—establishing ourselves in the public eye—while not appearing to be a prima donna or otherwise taking away from the group as a whole?