International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella

2003 Results

2003 ICCA Finals at Beacon Theater in New York City, NY

1st Binghamton Crosbys
2nd University of Oregon on the Rocks
3rd University of Maine Steiners
Vocal Percussion Tyler Boeh, On the Rocks, and Ben Feeney, Steiners
Best Arrangement "Homeward Bound" by Mark Hines, NCSU Grains of Time
Runner-Up: "Peanut Vender" by Luke MacSween, On the Rocks
Best Soloist Evan Behlivanis, Binghamton Crosbys
Runner-Up: Pete Hollens, On the Rocks

West Region

Semifinal: March 8 at Stanford University

1st: University of Oregon On The Rocks
2nd: Brigham Young University Vocal Point
3rd: University of Southern California SoCal VoCals
Best Arrangement: "Fire in Your Hand," Stacey Burcham, alumna of SoCal VoCals
Runner up: "Cry Me a River," Jejuan Gailey, Mt. San Antonio Fermata Nowhere
Best Soloist: Peter Hollens, On The Rocks
Runner up: James Snyder, SoCal VoCals
Vocal Percussion: Tyler Boeh, On The Rocks
Runner up: Kia Smith, University of California-Berkeley Golden Overtones
Animal, Vegetable or Mineral: Weston Wride, Brigham Young University Moosebutter

Quarterfinal 1: Feb. 1 at University of Southern California

1st: University of Southern California SoCal VoCals
2nd: Mt. San Antonio College Fermata Nowhere
3rd: University of Southern California Reverse Osmosis
Best Arrangement: "Scarborough Fair," Tina Lin, UCLA Random Voices
Runner-up: "Fire in Your Hand," Stacey Burcham, SoCal VoCals (alumna)
Best Soloist: Daphne Adato, University of California Santa Barbara Naked Voices
Kathryn McGowan, University of Southern California Reverse Osmosis
Vocal Perussion: Kyle Bowen, Mt. San Antonio College Fermata Nowhere
Classy Costuming: University of Southern California Reverse Osmosis
Manic Charisma: Adam Blain, University of Southern Califonia SoCal VoCals

Quarterfinal 2: Feb. 8 at Brigham Young University

1st: Brigham Young University Vocal Point
2nd: Brigham Young University Moosebutter
3rd: University of Colorado Extreme Measures
Best Arrangement: "Better Man," Mike Santos, Colorado State Resonant Ramblings
Best Soloist: Cathy Letkeman, University of Arizona Vocal Ease
Runner-up: Tim Y. Jones, Moosebutter
Vocal Percussion: Jeremy Ruff, Extreme Measures
Choreography: Extreme Measures
Best Trio: Tamara Bill, Cathy Letkeman and Sutopa Barua, University of Arizona Vocal Ease
Originality and Creativity: Tim Y. Jones, Moosebutter

Quarterfinal 3: Feb. 8 at University of California-Berkeley

1st: University of California-Berkeley Golden Overtones
2nd: University of Oregon On The Rocks
3rd: Stanford University Harmonics
Best Arrangement: "Porcelain," Marcella White Campbell, alumna of the Harmonics
Runner up: "In the Mood," University of California-Berkeley Golden Overtones
Best Soloist: Kia Smith, Golden Overtones
Runners up: Dianna Park, Golden Overtones
Pete Hollens, On The Rocks
Vocal Percussion: Tyler Boeh, On The Rocks
Smooth Performance: UC-Berkeley Cal Jazz Choir
Testosterone Award: Bass section, University of Oregon Divisi

MidAtlantic Region

Semifinal March 8 at Dickinson University

1st: Binghamton Crosbys
2nd: NYU APC Rhythm
3rd: Binghamton Harpur Harpeggios
Best Arrangement (tie): Leah Smith, APC Rhythm, "Sledgehammer";
Adam Gross, Crosbys, "Mama"
Best Soloist: Gemma Wilson, APC Rhythm ("Uninvited")
Runner-up: Evan Behlivanis, Crosbys ("Mama")
Best Backing Vocals: APC Rhythm for their entire set.
Outstanding non-vocal percussion: Crosbys
Tom Green Award for Having No Shame: Sarah Williams, Harpur Harpeggios

Quarterfinal 1: Feb. 1 at University of Maryland

1st: Binghamton University Crosbys
2nd: Lafayette College Cadence
3rd: Cornell University Nothing But Treble
Best Arrangement: "Mama," Adam Gross, Crosbys
Runner up: "Standing Still," Liza Zitelli, Cadence
Best Soloist: Evan Behlivanis, Crosbys
Runner up: Alexis Siemons, Cadence

Quarterfinal 2 Feb. 8 at New York University

1st: New York University APC Rhythm
2nd: Buffalo University Royal Pitches
3rd: New York University Nharmonics
Best Arrangement: "Uninvited," Michael Fram, APC Rhythm
Runner up: "Long Way Down," Dana Goldstein, alumna of Royal Pitches
Best Soloist: Heather Tilert, Nharmonics
Runner up: Emily Stein, Cornell University Class Notes
Vocal Percussion: Ben Zviti, NHarmonics and Joe Paparone, College of St. Rose Other Guys
Best Interpretive Dance: Scott Kornberg, University of Buffalo Buffalo Chips

Quarterfinal 3 March 1 at University of Delaware

1st: Binghamton Harpur Harpeggios
2nd: Syracuse Univeristy Mandarins
3rd: Cornell University Chordials
Best Arrangement: "Madonna Mix," Sarah Williams, Harpur Harpeggios
Runner-up: "One More Time/Straight Up," Kelly Stallard, Mandarins
Best Soloist: Jenny Mesrie, Columbia University Nonsequitur
Runner-up: Jay Legaspi, Chordials
Vocal Percussion: Josh Brodsky, Lafayette University Chorduroys
Biggest Ham: Sarah Williams, Harpur Harpeggios

South Region

Semifinal: March 1 at James Madison University

1st: North Carolina State Grains of Time
2nd: Elon University Twisted Measure
3rd: University of Virginia Sil'hooettes
Best Arrangement: "Beautiful day," Blaire Reinhard, Sil'hooettes
Runner-up: "My Girl," Rich Ramsey, Clemson TIGEROAR
Best Soloist: Jason Smith, Twisted Measure
Runners up: Tip Haigler, Sil'hooettes and John Bennett, UNC-Greensboro Spartones
Vocal Percussion: Chris Abramson, All Night Yahtzee
Bringin' the Bass: Duane Donders, Grains of Time
Eminem Award for best Rap: Joseph Walz, Florida State All Night Yahtzee

Quarterfinal 1: Jan. 31 at William and Mary

1st: University of Virginia Sil'hooettes
2nd: University of Virginia Hoos in Treble
3rd: NCSU Grains of Time
Best Arrangement: "Beautiful Day," Blaire Reinhard, Sil'hooettes
Runner up: "Tunak, Tunak," John Doyle, William and Mary DoubleTake
Best Soloist: Meredith Mashner, Hoos in Treble
Runner up: Amy Costello, Hoos in Treble
Vocal Percussion: Karen Partlow, Sil'hooettes and Katie Little, Hoos In Treble

Quarterfinal 2: Feb. 1 at Wake Forest University

1st: Clemson University TIGEROAR
2nd: Florida State University All Night Yahtzee
3rd: University of Georgia Noteworthy
Best Arrangement: "My Girl," Rich Ramsey, TIGEROAR
Runner up: "Techno Medley," Kyle Scherer, University of Florida No Southern Accent
Best Soloist: Seth Shirely, TIGEROAR
Runners up: Gini Woolfolk, FSU Acabelles and Katherine Lauer, All Night Yahtzee
Vocal Percussion: Christopher Abramson, All Night Yahtzee and Rachel Turner, Wake Forest University Demon Divas
Dynamic Duet Award: Dave Smith, TIGEROAR
Masters of Segue Award: Noteworthy

Quarterfinal 3: Feb. 22 at Virginia Tech

1st: UNC-Greensboro Spartones
2nd: Elon University Twisted Measure
3rd: University of Virginia Belles
Best Arrangement: "Demons," Brian Hecker, Twisted Measure
Runner-up: "Hit 'em Up Style," Kara Falck, Twisted Measure
Best Soloist: Jennifer Dodge, Virginia Tech Soulstice
Runners up: John Bennett, Spartones
Nick Lyons, Spartones
Vocal Percussion: Brian Hecker, Twisted Measure
Singing It To the Ladies: Appalachian State University Higher Ground
Power Soprano: Anna Oppenheimer, University of Virginia New Dominions

Midwest Region

Semifinal: March 8 at University of Michigan

1st: Penn State Pennharmonics
2nd: University of Michigan Amazin' Blue
3rd: University of Illinois No Strings Attached
Best Arrangement: "Te Vengo a Decir," Priscilla Sarmiento, University of Illinois Rip Chords
Runner-up: "Brain Damage / Eclipse," Josh Hunnex, Pennharmonics
Best Soloist: James Vo, Pennharmonics
Runner-up: Alexis Sims, Amazin' Blue
Vocal Percussion: Josh Goldwasser, Washington University Amateurs
Walking Bass Award: John Bang, No Strings Attached
Stage Presence: Washington University Pikers

Quarterfinal 1: Feb. 1 at Penn State University

1st: Penn State University Pennharmonics
2nd: Washington University Pikers
3rd: Western Michigan SLAB
Best Soloist: James Vo, Pennharmonics
Runner-up: Richard Robinson, Pikers
Best Arrangement: "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad," Jacob Adams, Oberlin Obertones

Quarterfinal 2: Feb. 8 at Washington University-St. Louis

1st: University of Illinois No Strings Attached
2nd: Washington University Amateurs
3rd: Southwest Missouri State Beartones
Best Arrangement: Anna Swank, Amateurs
Best Soloist: Devin Desantis, Northwestern Purple Haze
Runners up: Bruce Troyke, Beartones and Brenda Rae Klinkert, University of Wisconsin Madison Redefined
Vocal Percussion: Marcus Ricci, Northwestern University Purple Haze
Vocal Percussion: Beartones
Stage Presence Award: Brittany Bolt, Southwest Missouri State A Cub Bella

Quarterfinal 3: Feb. 15 at University of Illinois

1st: University of Illinois Rip Chords
2nd: University of Michigan Amazin' Blue
3rd: University of Illinois Xtension Chords
Best Original Song: "Nothing Lasts Forever," Barry Horwitz, Xtension Chords
Best Soloist: Noah Miller, Amazin' Blue
Runner-up : Maria Spear, University of Michigan Dicks and Janes
Vocal Percussion: Stuart Robinson, University of Michigan Gimble
Crowd Pleaser Award: Xtension Chords for "Wild Wild West"

Northeast Region

Semifinal: March 22 at MIT

1st: Amherst Zumbyes
2nd: Brandeis VoiceMale
3rd: BU Dear Abbeys
Best Arrangement: "1,000 Oceans," Sheri Ann Cheng, MIT Chorallaries
Runner-up: "Walkin' In Memphis," Aithan Shapiro (alumni), VoiceMale
Best Soloist: Taharqa Patterson, Zumbyes
Runner-up: Megan Anderson, Northeastern DownBeats
MVP Award: - Drew Cohen, VoiceMale

Quarterfinal 1: Feb. 1 at Brandeis

1st: Northeastern University DownBeats
2nd: Brandeis University VoiceMale
3rd: Boston University Terpsichore
Best Arrangement: "When I Grow Up," Matthew Craig, DownBeats
Runner-up: "Let Me Entertain You," Aithan Shapira, VoiceMale
Best Soloist: Sara Chase, Terpsichore
Runner-up: Christie Beaulieu, Terpsichore

Quarterfinal 2: Feb. 8 at Boston University

1st: Boston University Dear Abbeys
2nd: Boston University Allegrettos
3rd: Tufts sQ!
Best Arrangement: "I Touch Myself," Deirdre Fulton and Christine Wright, Allegrettos
Runner-up: "Cartoon Medley," Mike Birnbaum, Sean Landers, Dear Abbeys
Best Soloist: Victor Sandman, Dear Abbeys
Runners up: Shantelle Wright, sQ! and Alaina Tutrone, Allegrettos
Vocal Percussion: Mike Stevens, MIT/Wellesley Toons

Quarterfinal 3: March 1 at Elms College

1st: MIT Chorallaries
2nd: Amherst Zumbyes
3rd: Wellesley Widows
Best Arrangement: "Wherever You Will Go," Sebastian Hua-Yu Cherng, Chorallaries
Runner-up: "Mummer's Dance," Claire Angus, U-Mass Amherst Vocal Suspects
Best Soloist: Bo Kim, Chorallaries
Runner-up: Lindsay Carone, Vocal Suspects
Best Duet: The Weather Girls Leah Premo and Emily Vincent, Chorallaries
Best Potential Gap Ad: Zumbyes
Best Sass: Widows
Best Transitions: Chorallaries

New England / Central Canada Region

Semifinal: March 8 at Dartmouth University

1st: University of Maine Steiners
2nd: Brown University Jabberwocks
3rd: McGill University Effusion
Best Arrangement: "Bohemian Rhapsody," Graham Norwood, Jabberwocks
Runner-up: "Insomniac," Dave Janes, Steiners
Best Solo: Sarah Kavanagh, Wesleyan Cardinal Sinners
Runner-up: KJ Hennessey, Dartmouth Dodecaphonics
Vocal Percussion: Ben Feeney, Steiners
Best Personality in a Solo: Amelia McMahon, Effusion

Quartefinal 1: Feb. 1 at Hartford

1st: Brown University Jabberwocks
2nd: Wesleyan University Cardinal Sinners
3rd: University of Hartford L'Shir
Best Arrangement: "Bohemian Rhapsody," Graham Norwood, Jabberwocks
Best Arrangement: "Another Train," Sarah Kavanagh and Robbin Friedman, Cardinal Sinners
Best Soloist: Sarah Kavanagh, Cardinal Sinners
Runner-up: Graham Norwood, Jabberwocks
Best Use of a Muscle T-shirt: Doug Gobeille, Connecticut College Vox Cameli
Best Staging: L'Shir
Best Backup Soloist: Lindsay Lipsman, L'Shir

Quarterfinal 2: Feb. 15 at McGill University

1st: McGill Effusion
2nd: Smith Smithereens
3rd: McGill Soulstice
Best Arrangement: "Come On Eileen," Nicole Garvey, Smithereens
Runner-up: "Sexual Healing," Jonathan Day (alumni), Effusion
Best Soloist: Daniel Thibodeau, College Lionel Groulx Ah! Cappella and Margo Valiante, Skidmore College Sonneteers
Vocal Percussion: Ben Hammond, Effusion and Shane Saunderson, Soulstice
Stage Presence: College Lionel Groulx Sexappella

Quarterfinal 3: Feb. 22 at University of Vermont

1st: University of Maine Steiners
2nd: Dartmouth Dodecaphonics
3rd: Dartmouth Cords
Best Arrangement: "Danny Boy," Dave Janes, Steiners
Runner-up: "By The Way," Aaron Fiske, Cords
Best Soloist: Dave Janes, Steiners
Runner-up: KJ Hennessey, Dodecaphonics
Vocal Percussion: Jeff Tobias, Earth Tones, Robert Pruyn-Bush, RPI Rusty Pipes, Ben Feeney, Steiners
Frank Zappa award for Creativity: SUNY Albany Earth Tones