DISTILLED HARMONY
A CAPPELLA

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About

Originally founded in a residence hall basement in 2003, Distilled Harmony has grown into one of Northeastern's most recognized a cappella groups. Despite such humble beginnings, Distilled Harmony has made a name for themselves with award-winning performances at competitions like the famed International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA). The music they perform, which ranges anywhere from mainstream pop to indie rock, reflects the group’s members, who come from many different backgrounds and academic disciplines to create music together as a unified a cappella force. Distilled Harmony strives to have fun and entertain audiences with their novel take on collegiate a cappella.
AWARDS
Some of our most notable accomplishments in recent years include:

• 1st Place at 2017 ICCA Quarterfinal at Tufts University

• Featured in Voices Only 2016 Vol 2 album with “Say You Love Me"

• Best Mixed Collegiate Song in 2016 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (CARA) for “Nothing Feels Like You”

• Featured in Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2016 album with “Nothing Feels Like You”

• 1st Runner-Up in 2016 ICCA Wild Card Round

• Outstanding Choreography Award for Matt Kimball and Dharani Rao for the entire set at 2016 ICCA Northeast Semifinal at Boston Symphony Hall

• 1st Runner-Up at 2016 ICCA Northeast Semifinal at Boston Symphony Hall

• Outstanding Soloist Award for Dharani Rao for “Say Love” at 2016 ICCA Quarterfinal at MIT

• 1st Runner-Up at 2016 ICCA Quarterfinal at MIT

• Outstanding Soloist Award for Dharani Rao for “Break Free” at 2015 ICCA Northeast Semifinal at Boston Symphony Hall

• Outstanding Arrangement Award for Elijah Botkin for the entire set at 2015 ICCA Quarterfinal at Boston University

• 1st Place at 2015 ICCA Quarterfinal at Boston University

    DISTILLED
    Be sure to check out our award-winning album "DISTILLED" available now on iTunes and Spotify!

MEMBERS

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Mikaela Amundson

Mezzo
a.k.a. Michael A.
Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe she’s one of DH’s most fashionable members. Catch her serving looks on campus or singing some classic Sonny and Cher (both parts, she’s versatile like that).

“Way to go, team!”

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Alejandro Clark

Bass
Assistant Music Director,
Technical Director
a.k.a. Jandro
As the group’s only bass and #YoloMasta, Jandro holds the high score for lowest notes in DH. His favorite foods are Kit Kats and Zebra Cakes.

“Nice”

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Sean Costello

Vocal Percussion
a.k.a. Buzzy
It’s hard to miss DH’s tallest member (6’4″!!!); Sean is the master of sick beatz and will get every single reference you can throw at him.

“What a bop”

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Jessica Dunn

Mezzo Soprano
PR Director
a.k.a. Jess Dunn
This glowing Goddess of a woman is loved (and feared) by all. It is considered a high honor to be in her presence, so if she’s ever singing, do yourself a favor & listen!

“No.”

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Caroline Lucas

Alto
Treasurer
a.k.a. Carol
Carol loves dogs. Like, have you ever seen dogs before? Carol is good at dogs & singing. You’ll want to stay on her good side though, or else she might hex you.

“LISTEN”

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Joby Mathew

Tenor
Manager
a.k.a. Bojy
The baby of the group, Bojy aims to please… and is perpetually set to an 11! This dude was born to sing you to sleep with his sultry R&B voice.

“sorrysorrysorry”

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Brian McCarthy

Tenor
a.k.a. Brain
Brian can be found at awesome parties… playing trombone alone in the corner. This guy is so dedicated to music that even when standing still, he’s stepping in time.

“Garbage!”

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Dharani Rao

Soprano
a.k.a. Darren
This Gnarly Charlie can hit notes so high, upper-range warm ups are often followed up by a summoning of all dogs within a 15 mile radius.

“Keep music in schools!”

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Claire Rundelli

Alto
a.k.a. Clunk
As DH’s resident mama, Claire is always more than happy to make delicious baked goods for each member’s birthday. She also sings boy notes.

“I sing boy notes”

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Ben Silvers

Baritone
Music Director
a.k.a. Bean
Ben is one of the new DH Babies, but don’t let his size fool you! Though he may be smoll™, this guy will blow you away with his massive talent!

“bojy what”

Past Members

Repertoire

Booking

Send us an email to contact us for events, information, or just to say hi!
 

For all booking, audition, administrative, musical, informational, or any other inquiries, please contact us using our official email:

DistilledHarmonyNU@gmail.com

Feel free to specifically address your email to any of our officers:
•Joby Mathew, Manager
•Ben Silvers, Music Director
•Caroline Lucas, Treasurer
•Jessica Dunn, PR Manager
•Alejandro Clark, Assistant Music Director, Technical Director