05/14/16 Introducing the 2016 Harmony Sweepstakes National Champions…STILETTA!! After winning the New York Regional Harmony Sweepstakes, Stiletta was flown out to San Rafael, CA, where they competed against 6 other regional champions for the national title at the National Harmony Sweepstakes Finals. And they won it…along with every other possible award!!! A clean sweep of First Place, Audience Favorite, Best Arrangement for “Royals” (Judy Minkoff), and Best Original Song for “Get Pumped” (Stiletta). The girls will fly back next year to host the 2017 National Sweeps!
03/19/16 Sweeping the Sweeps…Again! On March 19th, Stiletta won 1st Place, Audience Favorite, and Best Vocal Percussion (Yay, MC Beats!) at theNY Harmony Sweepstakes! This is the 2nd year in a row we won a regional Sweeps, and we can’t wait to go back to Cali to try again for the National title! If you’re in the San Rafael area on May 14th, come cheer us on! Tickets will sell out, so purchase early!
2016 National Finals 8pm on Saturday, May 14th Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94901 TICKETS
11/14/15 All A Cappella: A Night of Triple Delight! This November, the Stiletta girls took a road trip up to Medford, MA to make history with two other professional a cappella groups, Ball in the House and Traces from Season 5 of NBC’s The Sing-Off. These powerhouse groups teamed up with Boston’s The Eight Tracks and emcee, Kevin Child, to make All A Cappella: A Night of Triple Delight a concert to remember.
09/24/15 Stiletta Takes Manhattan! Making their subway debut at Grand Central Station, Stiletta’s first season with MTA’s Music Under New York Program is off to a kickin’ start! Make sure to catch the girls at Grand Central Station (mezzanine above the 4,5,6 trains) and Times Square Station (mezzanine on the way to the Shuttle and next to the Record Mart) on various dates from now through the new year. Keep an eye on The Shows for dates and details.
06/23/15 Acaville Radio Features Stiletta on “The Spotlight” Acaville Radio is the online home for ‘round-the-clock contemporary a cappella radio. “The Spotlight,” which airs Tuesdays at 9pm EST, is an in-depth look at a cappella groups around the world, from high school to college to semi-pro to pro. This past June, Stiletta was honored to be featured on “The Spotlight”. Click the link above to listen to our interview, which was recorded straight from the dressing room at the National Harmony Sweepstakes in San Rafael, CA.
06/20/15 Stiletta Deemed ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ An interview with Stiletta was recently featured on HelloGiggles, a positive online community for women that was founded in 2011 by actress/musician Zooey Deschanel, producer Sophia Rossi and writer Molly McAleer.
06/14/15 Broadway to Brunch for Hillary Clinton Stiletta performed alongside Andrea McArdle (Annie), Perez Hilton (NEWSical), Maya Days (Aida, Rent, TV's Damages), Samantha Marie Ware (Glee, Helen Hayes Award winner for Book of Mormon), Natalie Joe Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Christine Pedi (NEWSical, Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, Sirius XM 'On Broadway'), Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots), Kristy Cates (Wicked), and Jessica Hendy (Aida, Amore). Music direction was provided by Tracy Stark and the show was hosted by NEWSical The Musical producer, and long time Hillary Clinton advocate, Tom D'Angora.
04/11/15 Top A Cappella Acts Gather for SingStrong Stiletta headlined the second annual SingStrong International Charity A cappella Festival in Skokie, IL along with some of the world’s best professional a cappella groups, including LA-based jazz-R&B group, Level with Grammy Winner, Ben Bram; Resound, the gospel powerhouse featured on ABC and famously tweeted about by Arianna Grande; Traces, from Season 5 of NBC's The Sing-Off; Ball in the House the Boston-based R&B legends featured on America's Got Talent; Blue Jupiter, the pop-twisted broadway quartet featured on commercials for Nickelodeon, NOKIA, College Humor, and OREO; Two-time Harmony Sweepstakes Champion from DC, Cartoon Johnny; and Taiwan's award-winning jazz/world music group, Voco Novo.
03/14/15 Stiletta Sweeps the Sweeps! Stiletta won 1st Place, Audience Favorite, & Best Arrangement for “Royals” (Judy Minkoff) at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Harmony Sweepstakes! Be sure to check out our winning set here and our two encore performances here and here!
02/28/15 Penn State’s Hope Gala Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer Stiletta performed for the second year in a row at the NYC Hope Gala, sponsored by Penn State University. This year, $175,139 was raised by this event to support the fight against pediatric cancer. This record-breaking fundraising amount was more than double 2014’s $78,000 record and is in addition to the more than $13 MILLION that was raised in 2015 by Penn State's dance marathon (THON).