Gann Academy‘s a capella singing group, the ShenaniGanns was invited to participate in WGBH’s Sing That Thing!, a local TV series that showcases New England’s best amateur singing groups in a friendly competition that celebrates the diversity and joy of song making. The ShenaniGanns were featured in Episode 3, which aired on April 15, 2016 and can be found online here.
The ShenaniGanns were selected from among a field of more than 80 groups, and are competing in the semi-finals, which includes a field of 24 groups. The participants represent three competition categories: High School, College and Adult. The the top six groups (two from each category) will compete in a grand finale that features the top group in each category.
The series is judged by Larry Watson and Annette Philip, both professors at Berklee College of Music, and Jared Bowen, WGBH News executive arts editor and host of Open Studio, Boston television’s only local arts series.
We hope you enjoy the ShenaniGanns’ moving performance as much as the judges did. You’ll find them on the video beginning at 15 mins, 15 seconds.
In additional exciting ShenaniGanns news, the group will be performing the national anthem at Fenway Park for the Jewish Heritage Night Boston Red Sox game on Wednesday, June 22, 2016!