Monday, April 13, 2009

The Recession Hits A Cappella.

First, the 100th anniversary celebration of collegiate a cappella was canceled due to economic woes. Now, the recession is spreading to individual groups!

The Yale Daily News reports: Evan Gogel, Yale ’10, the business manager for the a cappella group the Baker’s Dozen, explained that the BDs have two main clientele: “private” clients requesting performances at parties, weddings and other events and “institutional” clients, such as schools, retirement homes and country clubs. “Certainly in the second group we’ve noticed a decline this year,” Gogel explained.

More from the YDN here.

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