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The Chordials is a co-ed a cappella group at Cornell University which performs a mix of rock, soul, R&B, and pop music. The Chordials were founded in 1997 by Elana Wolff ('01). The Chordials have traveled all around the Northeast to Penn State, Haverford, Muhlenberg, RPI, Buffalo, Johns Hopkins, Rochester, and of course the Ithaca area. A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. ... This is about the university. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, a bass guitar, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as keyboards (organ, piano synthesizers) and horns (saxophone, trumpet, trombone) are common in some styles, however, horns have been omitted from newer subgenres... The soul, according to many religious and philosophical traditions, is a self aware ethereal substance particular to a unique living being. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For Popular music (music that is popular, rather than of a specific genre or style), see Popular music. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Chordials produced their first album "Shaken... Not Stirred" in the Spring of 1999 featuring songs like "Come on Eileen" and "Killing Me Softy." The group's second album "Not For Minors" premiered in the Fall of 2002, with songs including "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan and the "Like a Prayer" by Madonna, now a Chordials staple. The third album, "The Third Chapter", features renditions of "Echo" by Incubus, Gladys Knight's "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", and "One Sweet Day" by Boyz II Men and Mariah Carey.


In 2001 the Chordials made their debut at the ICCA (International Championship for Collegiate A Cappella) quarterfinals in Rochester, NY , during which member Gabi Kornfeld ('04) received the award for Best Vocalist for her performance of "Angel." In consequent years, the group received awards at the ICCA including best choreography, best soloist, best arrangement and best percussion. In 2004, the Chordials became ICCA Finalists, placing third at the ICCA Finals in New York City's Town Hall Theater.(ICCA Website) Every year since 1998 the group has produced at least one major concert per year including "Cocktail Hour" in the spring semester. The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) was founded as the International Computer Chess Association (ICCA) in 1977 by computer chess programmers to organise championship events for computer programs and to facilitate the sharing of technical knowledge via the ICCA Journal. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Percussion instruments are played by being struck, shaken, rubbed or scraped. ... Nickname The Big Apple, The Capital of the World [1], Gotham Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water  - Urban  - Metro 1,214. ...


Cornell University Crest Cornell University A Cappella

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All-male

Cayuga's WaitersThe Hangovers • Last Call • The Sherwoods (disbanded) Cayugas Waiters is the oldest all-male a cappella group at Cornell University. ... Founded in 1968, the Hangovers are the subset of the Cornell University Glee Club, the oldest student organization at Cornell University. ... Originally an a cappella subset of the Cornell University Glee Club, the Sherwoods were formed as a response to the disassociation of Cayugas Waiters. ...

Co-ed

Absolute A Cappella • The ChordialsThe Class Notes • The Key Elements The Class Notes (often referred to on campus as simply The Notes), founded in 1983, are Cornell Universitys oldest active co-ed a cappella group. ...


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Undergraduate Colleges and Schools
Agriculture and Life SciencesArchitecture, Art, and PlanningArts and SciencesEngineeringHotel AdministrationHuman EcologyIndustrial and Labor Relations College of Agriculture and Life Sciences logo It has been suggested that Plant Biology at Cornell be merged into this article or section. ... The College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University was established in 1871 as the School of Architecture, offering the first four-year course of study in architecture in the United States. ... College of Arts & Sciences logo Cornell Universitys College of Arts and Sciences (A&S or CAS) has been part of the university since its founding, although its name has changed over time. ... College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. ... The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, one of the endowed colleges of Cornell University, is a world-renowned school for hospitality management founded in 1922. ... The College of Human Ecology (HumEc) is a statutory college at Cornell University. ... The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University was established in 1944 (first students admitted 1945) as the worlds first school for college-level study in industrial and labor relations. ...


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GraduateLawBusinessMedical:NYCMedical:QatarMedical SciencesVeterinary The Graduate School is a graduate school at Cornell University; it confers most professional and research masters degree and doctoral degrees in various fields of study for the university. ... Cornell Law Tower Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University. ... The S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management (JGSM) is the business school of Cornell University. ... The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... This is about the university. ... The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WGSMS) is a graduate college of Cornell University that was founded in 1952 as an academic partnership between two major medical institutions in New York City: the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute. ... The New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University was founded in 1894, and is only one of two institutes of veterinary medicine in the Ivy League in the United States. ...

Athletics The Cornell Big Red is the name of the sports teams, and other competitive teams, at Cornell University. ...

Ivy LeagueLynah RinkSchoellkopf FieldHoy FieldNewman ArenaGive My Regards to Davy The Ivy League consists of eight private institutions of higher education located in the northeastern United States. ... Lynah Rink is a 3,836-seat hockey arena at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, that opened in 1957. ... Cornellians cheer on the Big Red in 1919 Schoellkopf Field is a 25,597-capacity stadium at Cornell University that opened in 1915 and is used for the Big Red football, lacrosse and field hockey teams. ... David F. Hoy Field, usually referred to simply as Hoy Field, is a baseball field at Cornell University where the Big Reds baseball team plays. ... Newman Arena is a 4,473-seat multi-purpose arena at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. ... Give My Regards to Davy is frequently sung at Cornell hockey games. ...

Campus This is about the university. ...

West CampusNorth CampusSage HallLibrariesArt MuseumTheory CenterSynchrotronPressPlantationsArboretumOrnithology LabDairy BarArecibo Observatory West Campus is a residential section of Cornell Universitys Ithaca, New York campus. ... North Campus is a residential section of Cornell Universitys Ithaca, New York campus. ... Sage Residential College, Sage College for Women, Sage College, or just Sage was the first womens residential college at Cornell University. ... The Cornell University Library, the library system of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, which is composed of 20 individual libraries, is one of the largest research libraries in the United States. ... The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art is located near the Cornell University Arts quad in Ithaca, New York. ... Located at Cornell University, the Cornell Theory Center (CTC) is one of four supercomputing centers funded by the US National Science Foundation. ... The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) is a high-intensity high-energy X-ray lightsource supported by the National Science Foundation and located in Wilson Lab on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY. The lab provides synchrotron radiation facilities for multidiciplinary scientific research, with a particular focus on... This is about the university. ... The Cornell Plantations (200 acres) are botanical gardens, including the F.R. Newman Arboretum, located adjacent to the Cornell University campus, Ithaca, New York. ... F.R. Newman Arboretum (150 acres) is an arboretum within the Cornell Plantations, which are botanical gardens located adjacent to the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York. ... The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a laboratory dedicated to research in the field of ornithology at Cornell University. ... The Cornell Dairy is about a 25 minute drive from campus and is home to over 900 milk producing cows. ... The Arecibo Observatory is located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico on the north coast of the island. ...

Cornelliana Cornelliana is a broad term that can refer to anything related to Cornell Universitys unique traditions, legends, and lore. ...

University HistoryCornelliansSlope DayDragon DayChimesFar Above Cayuga's Waters Statue of A.D. White on the Arts Quadrangle The history of Cornell University begins with the convergence of its two founders in the New York State Senate in January 1864. ... Cornellians are persons affiliated with Cornell University, commonly including alumni, current and former faculty members, students, and others. ... A view of Libe Slope during Slope Day Slope Day is an annual day of celebration held at Cornell University during the last day of regular undergraduate classes. ... Dragon Day is an annual event at Cornell similar to Mardi Gras that occurs, traditionally, on the Thursday before St Patricks Day. ... The Cornell Chimes have been located at the central campus of Cornell University, marking the hours and chiming concerts, since the original set of nine bells first rang at the University’s opening ceremonies October 7, 1868. ... View of Cayuga Lake. ...

Student Life This is about the university. ...

Cornell Daily SunCornell ReviewCornell AmericanTurn LeftGlee ClubCayuga's WaitersChordialsClass NotesHangoversSherwoodsWVBR The Cornell Daily Sun is an independent daily newspaper published in Ithaca, New York by students at Cornell University. ... The Cornell Review is a conservative newspaper published by students of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. ... The Cornell American is an often-controversial independent student-run conservative monthly opinion newspaper at Cornell University, originally founded in 1992. ... Turn Left (sometimes refered to as TL) is an independent student-run newspaper at Cornell University. ... The Cornell University Glee Club (CUGC) is the oldest student organization at Cornell University, having been organized shortly after the first students arrived on campus in 1868. ... Cayugas Waiters is the oldest all-male a cappella group at Cornell University. ... The Class Notes (often referred to on campus as simply The Notes), founded in 1983, are Cornell Universitys oldest active co-ed a cappella group. ... Founded in 1968, the Hangovers are the subset of the Cornell University Glee Club, the oldest student organization at Cornell University. ... Originally an a cappella subset of the Cornell University Glee Club, the Sherwoods were formed as a response to the disassociation of Cayugas Waiters. ... WVBR is a radio station that broadcasts to Ithaca, New York, and surrounding areas. ...


 
 

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