Take It SLO is a Cal Poly a cappella group. For years, they have performed various shows on campus for small audience. This year, the group was selected to perform in the prestigious Los Angeles A Cappella Festival, or LAAF. Click to scroll through the photos below to see how Take It SLO members prepped for the competition during a final dress rehearsal.
In a cappella, sopranos create a high tone, while altos provide a stronger, deeper tone. Journalism senior Leah Horner does both. Watch the video to see the "sopralto" Take It SLO member sing "Make You Feel My Love" by Adele.
Listening to a cappella songsters belt out their favorite melodies is a lot more compelling when they feel connected to the lyrics. Hover over the icons and click to play the videos to hear from three Take It SLO members about what makes them drawn to their favorite song.
For avid a cappella fans, being amongst other lyric-loving songsters is the ultimate high. Check out the image below for information on three major a cappella festivals in the United States.