Festivals, Kickstarter Campaigns, Blogs, The Latest from Peter Hollens, and More

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-This March, Waynesboro Area Senior High School in PA will host the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 5 State Chorus Festival. This three-day event include rehearsals, auditions and a grand finale concert. Organizers are currently seeking collegiate a cappella groups to perform at the festival. Interested parties should contact Eric Griffith at 717-762-1191 ext. 1231, or via email at eric_griffith@wasd.k12.pa.us.

-Attention Jewish a cappella groups-- Shalshelet is accepting submissions of new Jewish liturgical music for its 5th International Festival in Miami. The deadline is May 1, 2012.

-Mia Michelle McClain, an alum of the Syracuse University a cappella scene, has launched a Kickstarter campaign called A Song About Peace - Using Music to Heal the World. Funding will facilitate recording an original song with prominent a cappella figures, to spread a great message.

-Speaking of Kickstarter, The A Cappella Book campaign is five days in and already 27% funded. If you haven't checked out the campaign yet, we humbly request your support. You can get all the details here.

-Laura Long, all-female a cappella arranger extraordinaire, has an a cappella blog all her own up and running. You can check it out here.

-You can check out below the latest from Peter Hollens, in his Perez Hilton cover contest entry.