WHAT DOES ACCENT SING?
Collegiate a cappella is not limited to a single genre, and Accent is no exception. From pop to rock to indie to anything else entirely, we sing what our members and audiences are excited about. Check out our music page to hear the versatility of our song selections!
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OF ACCENT?
If you are a University of Florida or Santa Fe College student, head over to our auditions page for details!
WHO IS ACCENT LOOKING FOR?
While the size of Accent fluctuates, we typically maintain around fourteen members, composed of sopranos, mezzos, alto, tenors, and baritones, joined by one bass and vocal percussionist. Regardless of our current roster, we encourage every voice part to audition. Any certain musical experience is not a prerequisite to audition. Many of our past members' experiences prior to auditioning have included some of the following: concert choirs, vocal jazz, opera, musical theater, dance, rap, instrumental band, singer/songwriter work, and vocal percussion.
WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT OF ACCENT?
We rehearse from 6 to 12 hours a week depending our involvement in competitions, showcases, and gigs, which can entail overnight or multiple-day stays. Typically, Accent competes or showcases 2-3 times a school year. The group consistently conducts evening rehearsals at least three times a week for two hours each, the schedule of which is dependent on member availability. Ultimately, academics come first for our members, but Accent is definitely a commitment that we expect our members to respect for the ambitions of the group.
DOES ACCENT ACCEPT INNOVATION ACADEMY STUDENTS?
Innovation Academy students that are attending for consecutive Fall to Spring terms are welcome. Accent is generally active in the Fall and Spring semesters only, and full participation throughout our season is required of all members.
DOES ACCENT ACCEPT GRADUATE STUDENTS?
Yes. As with any undergraduate member of Accent, a graduate student's studies must be their first priority, with Accent as a close second. Our directors work closely with all of our members and their schedules to optimize rehearsal, gig times, and competition/showcase involvement.
HOW DO I KEEP IN TOUCH WITH ACCENT?
Accent loves our fans! We frequently perform both on and off campus. You can stay tuned to what we are up to via our Facebook and YouTube pages under "Accent A Cappella.” You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @nsaccent.
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