Kettering will be the center of the a cappella world this weekend 


Kettering will be the center of the a cappella world this weekend 

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Winton Woods High School's a cappella group Evolution performs at Kettering Fairmont High School Music Department's Kettering National High School A Cappella Festival. The festival kicked off with performances by school groups on Friday, November 8. Students will attend workshops Saturday and the day will be capped with an evening performance at Trent Arena by Pentatonix, a Los Angeles-based a cappella group. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF

That sound you hear might just be Kettering.

The city will once again be the center of the a cappella world.

More than 60 high school and college a cappella groups will converge on Fairmont High School for the Kettering National A Cappella Festival, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11. will give you a preview of the event when we broadcast live today on Facebook.

Join reporter Amelia Robinson as she get a beatboxing lesson from some of the best singers around at 3:15 p.m. 

The event is the largest of its kind in the United States. 

The event features a concert with student groups and Freedoms Boombox at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Voice Play with Fusion and Eleventh Hour, Fairmont’s student groupat 7 p.m. Saturday. 

Freedom's Boombox is a trio that sings pop music. VoicePlay was featured on NBC's hit show "The Sing Off.” 

Admission is $15 on Friday and $20 on Saturday. Call 937-499-2647 or visit  for more information.

Tickets are $5 for Kettering students and can be purchased at the door with a valid student ID. 

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