07 January, 2008

Starting Your Monday Off Right

My alma mater has a well-deserved rep as a world class institution for music study. But more particularly, some call it the premiere American educational institution for vocal music study.

One could be forgiven for skepticism in the face of such hyperbole, had one not heard Indiana University School of Music's extra-curricular a capella ensemble, Straight No Chaser. Their first concert set the highbrow music students afire. These videos are pulled from the founding members' final concert in 1999...

This is How We Do It (medley):


Now, with sounds like that ringing in your ears, can Monday really be all that bad? ;)