Press Release

Ohio Wesleyan to Host Fourth Annual ‘A Cappellooza’ Nov. 5

October 19, 2016 – by Cole Hatcher

The a cappella group Committed, winners of the second season of NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off,’ will perform Nov. 5 at Ohio Wesleyan University’s fourth-annual ‘A Cappellooza.’ (Photo courtesy of Committed)

Concert to Feature Movie Theme Songs, Committed from NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off’

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University’s Campus Programming Board will host the fourth annual “A Cappellooza” voices-only showcase at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

The concert will feature movie theme songs performed by student a cappella groups from Ohio Wesleyan, Kenyon College, Wittenberg University, the University of Akron, and more.

The event also will feature an appearance by the Grammy-nominated a cappella group Committed, winners of the second season of NBC’s “The Sing-Off.” The five-man group was created in 2003 and solidified its sound while attending Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Learn more about Committed and hear at

OWU’s own Eric Gnezda will serve as A Cappellooza’s master of ceremonies. In addition to teaching public speaking at Ohio Wesleyan, Gnezda is an accomplished singer, award-winning songwriter, and host of American Public Television’s nationally distributed series “Songs at the Center.” Learn more about Gnezda at

Tickets to A Cappellooza may be purchased at the door. The cost is $5 for general admission and $2 for children 12 and under, non-OWU students with valid student IDs, and senior citizens. Admission is free for OWU students and employees with valid university IDs. Those who buy 10 tickets or more will receive a 50 percent discount. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers nearly 90 undergraduate majors and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through Ohio Wesleyan’s signature OWU Connection program, students integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at