COLUMBIA ARTISTS PRESENTS: A CAPPELLA LIVE!
FEATURING COMMITTED, THE FILHARMONIC, BLAKE LEWIS & WOMEN OF THE WORLD
DEKE SHARON, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Committed is a Nashville based Award winning musical group comprised of 5 talented young men. They emerged as the Season 2 champions of NBCs hit musical competition The Sing Off which reached 9 million viewers weekly. They released a self-titled album and a Christmas EP which has led them to be nominated fora Grammy, Dove, Stellar, and NAACP Image Award. For over a decade Dennis Baptiste, Geston Pierre, MauriceStaple, Robert Pressley, and Theron Thomas have been traveling the world sharing their harmonies, teaching workshops, and using their influence to make an impact in various communities.
The Filharmonic With Los Angeles as home base, we now present you with The Filharmonic, a band unique in their musical talent and cultural diversity. The Filharmonic, an a cappella group of Filipino-American youngsters who were featured in NBC’S hit musical competition,
Blake Lewis first came to national attention as one of the most unique contestants ever to compete on American Idol, and long before that, as a teenager, he was well-known as "B shorty" in Seattle's a cappella, hiphop, and rave scenes. But with the release of his ambitious and completely independent third album, Portrait of a Chameleon, Blake is taking things to a whole new level.The follow-up to the critically acclaimed Audio Day Dream (which sold 350,000 copies and spawned the top 40single "Break Anotha") and Heartbreak on Vinyl (the title track of which went to #1 twice on Billboard's dance charts)
Women of the World was formed to bring women musicians from across the globe onto a common platform to collaborate and create through the sharing of music, to explore and celebrate the differences in ideologies and cultural tenets that exist in the daily lives of women all over the world.