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Kol HaOlam IX
The 9th Annual National Collegiate
Jewish A Capella Championship Competition!

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 8:00pm

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


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

Last Year's 2018 winners:

1st prize: Ani V’Ata NYU
2nd prize: Hooshir; Indiana University
3rd prize: ShireiNU; Northwestern
Best Beatboxer: Josh Perlin; ChaiTunes Emory
Best Soloist: Molly Chapman; Ani V’Ata NYU
Best Arrangement: Sam Shapiro; Ani V’Ata NYU
Audience Favorite: Ani V’Ata NYU




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?





Watch the Kol HaOlam 2018 Competition Here!

Last Year's Contestants:

• Ani V’Ata (New York University)

• Chai Notes (Hofstra University)

• ChaiTunes (Emory University)

• Hooshir (University of Indiana)

• Kaskeset (Binghamton University)

• Ketzev (Johns Hopkins University)

• Kol Sasson (University of Maryland)

• Mezumenet (University of Maryland)

• ShireiNU (Northwestern University)

Wed, December 12 2018 4 Tevet 5779