About

north shore acappellaFor over 30 years North Shore Acappella has excited audiences throughout New England adding an experienced blend of harmony, rhythm, and tempo to songs from the 1940’s through today. Every performance is arranged in a way that showcases each singer in a lead role – a trait that very few acappella groups in the country can claim. This harmony is brought to you by Tommy Duarte, Paul Lopes, Jimmy Martin, Vinny Straccia, and Guy Chiapponi.

In 1991 North Shore Acappella won The National Harmony Sweepstakes in San Rafael, California. Defeating six other top finalists from across the country; The special art of delivering music without instrumental accompaniment is what North Shore Acappella is all about. The award-winning group offers a continuously fresh repertoire comprising hundreds of popular hits.

singoff_logoIn 2011 North Shore Acappella was featured on NBC’s The Sing Off dazzling listeners across the country. North Shore Acappella has appeared as the opening act for The Temptations, The Platters, Ben E. King, Johnny Maestro, Al Jarreau, Roberta Flack, Frankie Vallie, and Gene Pitney.

North Shore Acappella’s commercial advertising experience consists of various corporate public relations assignments and voice-overs for The New York Stock Exchange and T.J. Maxx. They have also led entertainment efforts for major fund raising events including the American Red Cross, Mass Bay Chapter Food Relief Campaign, Massachusetts Special Olympics, and the Crispus Attucks Children’s Center.

North Shore Acappella makes regular appearances at venues across New England and are available for commercial advertising or promotional engagments. To obtain more information about performance schedules or to arrange an appointment, contact Vinny Straccia at 617.791.3247.