TAG Earns 5 CARA Nominations

The A Cappella Group (TAG) from Cypress Lake Center for the Arts has been nominated for five Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards(CARAs).  The CARAs are the a Cappella world’s equivalent to the Grammy award.  The five nominations for the album Sunny Days, is the most that TAG has ever received for an album.  It also marks the first time that the group has received a nomination outside of the High School categories.  The song “American Boy” is nominated for Best R&B/Hip Hop song alongside International sensation the Pentatonix and five other college groups.  The song “The Battle,” written by senior Gabrielle Macafee, has been nominated for Best Original Song alongside college groups.  It is an amazing honor to earn this recognition for our latest album.  The nominations for The A Cappella Group are:

 

  • Best Soul/R&B/Hip Hop Song – “American Boy” from Sunny Days
  • Best Scholastic Original Song – “The Battle” from Sunny Days
  • Best High School Album – Sunny Days
  • Best High School Song – “American Boy” from Sunny Days
  • Best High School Solo – “Baby, I’m For Real” featuring Quinton Thomas from Sunny Days

 

A full listing of this year’s nominations can be found here - https://www.casa.org/cara2014n

 

The winners will be announced on April 12 at the Boston Sings A Cappella Festival in Boston.

 

You can check out the album Sunny Days here - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sunny-days/id734964331

If you are interested in purchasing the complete album, please e-mail director Gary Stroh at garyrs@leeschools.net  The album is available for only $10 and will be ponied to you.  It is also available on iTunes, but Apple will take their 35%

Cabaret Postponed!

As Hurricane Irma bears down on Fort Myers, we are going to postpone the cabaret so that families can make preparations for the storm or evacuate. We will look for a make-up date soon. Be safe and take this threat seriously.

Upcoming Events

Oct 22, 2017
TAG Performance
Fort Myers FL
Oct 23, 2017
Weekly TAG Rehearsal
Fort Myers FL
Oct 26, 2017
All County Choir Concert
Cape Coral FL
Oct 30, 2017
Weekly TAG Rehearsal
Fort Myers FL
Nov 10, 2017
TAG in Miami Beach
Miami Beach FL

Choir Bash 2017

The annual Choir Bash will take place on Friday, August 18th.  This is a mandatory event for all students in Intermezzo and Cypress Chorale.  There will be food, games, bonding and singing as we kick the year off right.  Check the calendar for more details, but mark your calendar.