Participating Groups


We are looking forward to welcome the following groups at vokal.total.2024



4ME (AUT)

unplugged, pure



The band’s name 4ME alone gives a clue to the origin of this vocal ensemble: The four young men – two tenors and two basses – are graduates or current students of Music Education at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz in Austria, forming a dynamic quartet. With four albums already under their belt and notable TV appearances such as ‘Große Chance der Chöre’ on ORF in 2016 and ‘Show your talent’ on Puls4 in 2021, they have gathered significant experience in show business. Their performances, filled with captivating arrangements and abundant humor, have captivated audiences across Austria and Germany. At vokal.total, the men’s ensemble competes in the categories “unplugged” and “pure”.



Accompany Vocal Band (TPE)

unplugged, pure



They themselves describe: It was the love for music that brought the a cappella group from Taiwan into existence in June 2020 at the National Taiwan University. Since then, the young singers have already participated in several competitions in Taiwan and internationally, even winning special awards such as for the best arrangement or best jazz interpretation. Although the group is not composed of majors of professional music training, the passion for music is an indispensable part and, above all, companion of their lives – and you can tell. At vokal.total 2024, the Accompany Vocal Band will perform in the categories “unplugged” and “pure”.



NADA (GER)

unplugged



It was a Christmas programme that brought together four singing students in Hamburg, Germany, marking the starting point for NADA. Even this first concert showcased a diverse and colorful program, which still defines the ensemble ‘NADA’ until today: The four members are characterized not only by their completely different personalities and cultural backgrounds, but also by their diverse musical tastes. And although each member brings something different to the band, they are united by one element: the love for a cappella music! NADA will participate in the “unplugged” category at vokal.total 2024.



Sietemasuno (ESP)

unplugged



Sietemásuno, a Spanish a cappella group from Granada, was founded in June 2012. The eight singers offer interpretations of various genres including jazz, pop, rock, soul, and musicals. With original arrangements in Spanish and English, they blend storytelling and scenic performances with humor. Sietemásuno has previously performed at prestigious events and competitions in Spain and internationally. The Spanish ensemble captivates its audience through direct engagement at numerous live performances and released its self-titled LP in 2023. Sietemásuno competes in the “unplugged” category.



Vienna Chamber Singers (AUT)

unplugged



The “Vienna Chamber Singers”, a vocal ensemble recently founded at the Vienna State Opera in Austria, passionately showcase the beauty, elegance, and energy of a wide range of vocal chamber music. Its members boast studies from around the world, with experiences in renowned musical institutions and successes in international vocal competitions. Under the guidance of their musical director, they explore repertoire from the Renaissance to contemporary classical, sharing their enthusiasm and ideas. The “Vienna Chamber Singers” will participate in our “unplugged” category.



Anakrousis Vocal Group (ITA)

pure



The Anakrousis Vocal Group was founded in June 2018 in Gropada (Trieste, Italy). The word “Anakrousis” originates from Greek and describes a rhythmic peculiarity typical of swing and jazz, from which the quintet draws its inspiration. With victories at international competitions and collaborations with renowned institutions, the ensemble has already showcased its talent worldwide. Whether jazz, swing, pop, evergreen, or gospel: the diverse repertoire and dynamic performances captivate the audience of the Italian vocal group. At vokal.total 2024, the Anakrousis Vocal Group will compete in the “pure” category.



AXIOM (GBR)

pure, augmented





Bassless (SLO)

pure



AXIOM is a 12-piece a cappella group formed of vocalists based across the United Kingdom. Axioms are fundamental rules, and the group aims to break them with impressive a cappella performances. Their repertoire spans contemporary pop, rock, and soul, combining powerful vocals with modern beatbox techniques. Since forming in 2021, they’ve won the UK’s Open A Cappella Competition, competed in Italy’s Solevoci Festival, and have most recently completed a debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a headline show in London. At vokal.total 2024, AXIOM will compete in the “pure” and “augmented” categories.



Dimension Vocal (ESP)

pure, augmented



Bassless is an internationally renowned a cappella ensemble from Slovenia, consisting of five singers who have been singing together since 2013. Their repertoire includes various music genres and a combination of cover versions and original compositions. Their unique musical style seamlessly blends pop music, rhythmically electronic, and jazzy a cappella elements, captivating their audience on numerous occasions. The ensemble’s aim is to reflect the charm and charisma of each member with precision, professionalism, and light-hearted humor. At vokal.total, Bassless competes in the “pure” category.

 



Groove Crew (AUT)

pure



The a cappella group Dimension Vocal was founded 12 years ago at the Sanchinarro Rehearsal Center in Madrid, Spain, when five orchestra players spontaneously decided to stay in the room together during a break. Since then, the instrumentalists have learned to use their voices as instruments, explore musical creation and harmonizing together. Many years later, Dimension Vocal has already performed 4 original shows, had 200 performances in front of over 40,000 people, receiving several awards and guest appearances, delighting their audience with a combination of a cappella music, humor, and dance. At vokal.total 2024, they compete in the “pure” and “augmented” categories.

 



Just Vox (BEL)

pure, augmented



The Groove Crew from Vienna, Austria, consists of five performers who use their bodies and voices to make the theater space tremble. They explore the possibilities of creating music through movement, using only their own bodies as instruments. These five performers with extraordinary rhythmic, dance, and musical skills have come together to create a unity of music, movement, and rhythm that captivates their audience, as they prove in their current production “Body Music Explosion.” At vokal.total, the Groove Crew competes in the “pure” category.



SoulKeys (ITA)

pure, augmented



Just Vox, a group of 5 musicians from Belgium, perform the a cappella moment just the way their audience likes it! No instruments, just four voices and beatbox with distinct universes coming together to form one. Their specialty is reinventing songs of all styles through original arrangements, offering their audiences a unique repertoire. With their energy, the singers take you on a journey through eras and styles, immersing you in a whirlwind of music, harmonies, humor, and good vibes. At vokal.total, Just Vox performs in both the “pure” and “augmented” categories.



The Island Voices (SIN)

augmented



SoulKeys is a vocal group from Varese, Italy, founded in October 2020 during the lockdown, inspired by the world-famous “Pentatonix.” In January 2023, the ensemble, consisting of soprano, alto, and tenor, was completed with a bass singer and a beatboxer. Together, they participated in the Solevoci Festival 2023 and other projects, including “Christmas Joy.” Their music spans from pop to soul, and they enjoy experimenting with different genres. Their goal is to share their passion for a cappella singing, especially with a young audience in Italy. At vokal.total, they compete in the “pure” and “augmented” categories.



mündlich:6 (GER)

augmented



The Island Voices, a dynamic vocal ensemble from Singapore, emerged onto the music scene two years ago. They made a significant impression by performing at prestigious events like the Singapore National Day Parade and representing their country at the Taiwan International Vocal Festival 2023. Their mastery of captivating, harmony-rich performances and engaging live shows has earned them acclaim and numerous awards. Additionally, their showmanship has made them a sought-after act known for bringing unparalleled vibrancy to every stage. They will participate in our “augmented” category at vokal.total.



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