The Overtones and UC Men's Octet cohosted the 11th annual West Coast A Cappella Showcase this November. Thanks to
all of our guests groups who made the show a huge success!
Fall Auditions '11
Congratulations to our newest Tones, Maria Pougiales-Posey ('14), Audrey Baker ('14), Sachi Holla ('14), and
Lori Krakirian ('15)! We were amazed by all the talented ladies who came out to auditions, and we
encourage you all to audition again in the future!
Overtones on America Sings
The Overtones were one of the featured groups on gmc's singing competition show, America Sings, in July 2011!
Thanks to everyone who supported us by watching and voting!
Spring Auditions '11
Thanks to everyone who auditioned this spring! We're pleased to welcome our newest members, Mala Neti ('13)
and Desiree Constance Choy ('13)!
West Coast '10
The Overtones and the Octet are so grateful to all of the guest groups who made West Coast amazing this year!
Thanks to UC Santa Cruz Cloud 9, Noteworthy, UC Davis Spokes, Stanford Mendicants, UC Davis Liquid Hotplates,
Dil Se, Artists in Resonance, Decadence, Stanford Fleet Street, Cal Jazz Choir, UC Santa Cruz Acquire,
U of Oregon Divisi, U of Oregon On the Rocks, and UCLA Awaken!
Fall Auditions '10
We were so impressed by all the talented ladies who audtioned this semester! Congratulations to new members
Rachael Frank ('14), Morgan Woodward ('13), and Christine Yang ('14), and welcome back to returning member
Laura Paley ('11).
Spring Auditions '10
Thanks to everyone who came out to the spring auditions! And congratulations to Callie Jaques ('13), our newest Tone!
West Coast '09
The Overtones and the Octet were so impressed by all of our guest groups
at West Coast this year! We'd like to thank Artists in Resonance,
Noteworthy, UC Davis Liquid Hotplates, UC Santa Cruz Cloud 9, Dil Se,
Stanford Fleet Street Singers, UC Davis Lounge Lizards, Decadence, UC
Davis Spokes, Cal Jazz Choir, U of Oregon On the Rocks, U of Oregon
Divisi, UCLA Awaken and UC Santa Cruz Acquire! See you all next year!
Videos of the Overtones' performance at West Coast can be found on our
New Domain for Our Website
Our website is back up-and-running! And we have a fancy new domain name!
It's much easier to remember: "http://overtones.berkeley.edu."
Please visit us again soon for updates and upcoming events.
Fall Auditions '09
A big thank you to all the talented women who auditioned for Overtones
this year. Congratulations to the newest Overtones: Danielle Ploussard,
('12), Katherine Van Zalen ('12) and Jessica Farmer ('13)! We're so happy
to have them!
Spring Auditions '09
We'd like to welcome the lovely Laura Paley ('11) and Vivian Dinh ('12) as
our newest Overtones! Thank you to everyone who tried out, it was a very
Spring Show '09
Thanks to everybody who came to see our Spring Show, with special guest
performances from UC Men's Octet and DeCadence! We had a great time, and
the proof is in the Youtube videos of the show, which you can access on
our Videos page.
ICCA '09 Update
The Overtones had a fantastic time competing in the International
Championship of Collegiate A Cappella this year, placing first in
Quarterfinals with special recognition for Best Soloist: Helen Supanich!
We advanced to Semifinals in Beverly Hills, where we placed fourth
overall. It was an honor to perform on the same stage as Mt. Sac's Fermata
Nowhere, the group that went on to place first in Nationals!
West Coast '08
Both the Golden Overtones and the Men's Octet want to congratulate all of
our guest performers for once again making West Coast A Cappella Showcase
the best collegiate a cappella show in the country! A big thank you specifically to Artists in Resonance, UC Davis Spokes, DeCadence, UC Santa
Cruz Acquire, U of Oregon Divisi, U of Oregon On the Rocks, UCLA Awaken,
Stanford Fleet Street Singers, Cal Jazz Choir, Stanford Harmonics,
Noteworthy, Stanford Mendicants and UC Santa Cruz Cloud 9.
Hong Kong Tour
The lovely ladies of the Overtones were fortunate enough to tour Hong Kong
for nine days in November 2008, thanks to UC Berkeley International Relations!
Our tour culminated with a performance at the International Relations'
official donor gala, hosted by our very own Chancellor!
West Coast A Cappella Showcase Date Change!!!
Although traditionally we hold this show on a Friday and Saturday, we're holding it on
Saturday and Sunday instead! Please join us on Saturday, November 15, and Sunday, November 16 for our 8th
annual West Coast A Cappella Showcase.
Video Gallery Now Available, September 23, 2008
Last year, a video gallery was created containing all of the videos of the
Overtones on www.youtube.com. The video gallery pages have finally been reformatted
with the new style of the website and can be viewed here. The video gallery is still
incomplete; check back daily for new videos being added!
West Coast A Cappella Showcase
Date: Sat and Sun, November 15 & 16, 2008
Time: 8:00 PM -10:00 PM
Building: Wheeler Auditorium
Location: U.C. Berkeley Campus
The California Golden Overtones and U.C. Men's Octet are once again hosting their
annual West Coast A Capella Showcase! The event features a variety of a capella groups from up and down the
west coast, including groups from Cal, Stanford, University of Oregon, UCLA, and more! If you are an a cappella
group on the west coast and would like to perform at the show, contact us ASAP!
One New Overtone & Two Returning Members: September 9, 2008
We'd like to thank everyone who came out and auditioned this fall! We had a great
group of auditionees, and we encourage everyone who didn't make the final
cut to come back in the spring. We'd also like to welcome to the group
Rachel Lim ('12), and returning alumnae Megan Beale ('11) and Sonia Rao ('09)!
Overtones Fall Auditions: Sunday, September 7, 2008
12:00 noon in the Cesar Chavez basement. Please prepare a song to sing unaccompanied
that shows off your voice! Bring homework to do (Audtions may take all day). Be yourself, and be prepared to
Four New Overtones: May 1, 2008
We'd like to thank all the wonderful women who came out and auditioned for
Overtones this year. We were truly amazed at all the talented singers that showed up and would love to see them back for auditions in the fall!
Congratulations to the newest Overtones:
Cherilyn Acorda, and
We're so happy to have them!
Coolio Digs the Overtones: February 28, 2008
Coolio himself posted a video response to our version of Gangsta's Paradise!
Go to the CookinWithCoolio channel. :) OMG, Coolio!!!
ICCA Semifinals: March 16, 2008
Congratulations to SoCal VoCals for winning 1st place at the ICCA Semifinals on March 15, 2008. The Overtones are happy to have been able to perform and share the stage with mind-blowing talent from all over the west coast. It was an amazing show.
ICCA Quarterfinals: February 10, 2008
The California Golden Overtones came in first place at the ICCA West Region Quarterfinal 2 on February 9, 2008. Come support the Overtones at Semifinals on Saturday, March 15 at the Marin Center for Performing Arts.
West Coast A Cappella Showcase: October 26-27, 2007
The California Golden Overtones and the U.C. Men's Octet want to thank Stanford's Fleet Street, UC Davis Spokes, Stanford Harmonics, UC Berkeley Noteworthy, Stanford Mendicants, UCSC's Cloud 9, U of Oregon's Divisi, U of Oregon's On the Rocks, UC Santa Cruz's Acquire, Cal Jazz Choir, Artists in Resonance, Decadence, and UCLA's Awaken A Cappella for participating in an incredible showcase. See you all next year!