The Duke's Men of Yale

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Doox of Yale
Doox pin.jpg
A doox pin
Background information
GenresA cappella
Years active1952–present[citation needed]
Websitehttp://www.dooxofyale.com

Doox of Yale (formerly The Duke's Men of Yale) was founded in 1952 at Yale University and was the first TTBB a cappella group at Yale to become all-gender in 2017.

Competition and media[edit]

Doox has been successful in a number of competitions, most notably the International Championship of College A Cappella. In 1996 Doox was the best male group and won first runner-up honors at the ICCA Finals at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, along with awards for soloist Michael Sagalowicz and arrangement.[1] In 2005, the group took first place in the New England regional final of the ICCA.[2][3] Most recently, the group took first place in the 2009 Northeast Quarterfinal, with member Sam Tsui ('11) receiving accolades for Best Solo & Best Choreography.[4] and won again at the Northeast Semi-Final at MIT on March 21, and came in 4th place at the Finals at Alice Tully Hall on April 18, 2009.

In January 2004, the group was featured in a CBS News Sunday Morning segment about collegiate a cappella.[5]

In June 2015, three members of the group (Solon Snider, Wade Newville, and Paul Holmes) were featured on Bravo TV's scripted comedy series, "Odd Mom Out," where they sang a segment of "Give My Regards to Broadway" (arranged by Solon Snider, Pitchpipe 2014-2015). [6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-05-19. Retrieved 2006-08-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-11-06. Retrieved 2009-03-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.acappellanews.com/archive/2005_03.html
  4. ^ (November 17, 2010), "Glee vs. YouTube: Who Did ‘Umbrella’ Best?", New York Magazine: Vulture, Accessed Dec 12 2010
  5. ^ (January 11, 2004), "A Cappella Frenzy, Many University Students Across America Are Spurning Heavy Metal For Music Of Voices", CBS Sunday Morning, Accessed Dec 23 2006
  6. ^ (June 15, 2015), "Ep. 3: Dying to Get In", Accessed June 15, 2015

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