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%

Panther Showcase!!

The annual Panther Showcase will be Wednesday, January 17th from 6-8. All prospective students are welcome to attend. TAG will be performing the auditorium during the welcome at 6 and then throughout the rest of the evening in the choir room. Come out and get information about being a future member of the vocal department at Cypress Lake Center for the Arts.

Upcoming Events

Jan 22, 2018
Weekly TAG Rehearsal
Fort Myers FL
Jan 26, 2018
TAG Performance
Fort Myers FL
Jan 27, 2018
TAG Performance
Jan 27, 2018
TAG Workshop
Fort Myers FL

TAG selected to compete in Memphis

TAG is honored to have been selected as on of the competing groups at the 2018 National A Cappella Convention in Memphis, TN.  TAG is among 9 groups that will be competing for the title.  The group will make the trip to Memphis April 26-30.