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Kol HaOlam VIII
The 8th Annual National Collegiate
Jewish A Capella Championship Competition!

Saturday, March 10 @ 8:00pm

Get Your Tickets HERE!

Join us for the greatest A Capella event of the year –
An Enriching, Musical Event for All Ages!


Nine Jewish collegiate performance groups from around the nation battle it out to be crowned #1 in American Jewish A Capella!

This Year's 2018 Contestants Are:

  • Ani V’Ata (NYU)
  • Chai Notes (Hofstra)
  • ChaiTunes (Emory)
  • Hooshir (Indiana)
  • Kaskeset (Binghamton)
  • Ketzev (Johns Hopkins)
  • Kol Sasson (Maryland)
  • Mezumenet (Maryland)
  • ShireiNU (Northwestern)
  • Special Performances by Rak Shalom and Tizmoret!

           Click here to learn more!

The History of Kol HaOlam

A cappella music is sweeping the country, and colleges and universities are a big reason for that. There is an ever increasing number of a cappella groups on college campuses, and the number of Jewish collegiate a cappella groups (that we know of) is approaching 50! Add to that popular TV shows like The Sing-Off, and anyone who’s anyone now realizes how cool it is to be a singer without accompanying instruments.

There are competitions for a cappella groups out there, such as the Harmony Sweepstakes and ICCA, but there was a void in the Jewish a cappella world – at least until 2011! The inaugural Kol HaOlam National Collegiate Jewish A Cappella Competition held in Washington, D.C. saw Tizmoret (Queens College) crowned as the first official National Collegiate Jewish A Cappella champion. After Tizmoret repeated in 2012, Hooshir (Indiana University) claimed the title in 2013 and 2014, and then Tizmoret again in 2015, then Jewop in 2016, and Rak Shalom in 2017!

Who will be crowned the next champion?
And who will win the coveted Audience Favorite prize?



Watch the Kol HaOlam 2017 Competition Here!

Last Year's Contestants:

• Hillelujah (Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, & Point Park Univ.)

• Ketzev (Johns Hopkins University)

• Koleinu (Princeton University)

• Mezumenet (University of Maryland)

• Rak Shalom (University of Maryland)

• Shabbatones (University of Pennsylvania)

• ShireiNU (Northwestern University)

Sun, February 25 2018 10 Adar 5778