Off The Beat

University of Pennsylvania's Premier Co-ed a Cappella GROUP

achievements

32 Years, 26 Studio Albums, 34 Contemporary A Cappella Recording (CARA) Awards, 17 Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) Features, 2 Successful ICCA Runs, and 1 TV Show. Scroll to see all our accolades over the years!


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Winner - “Sledgehammer” (solo: Ana Miletic)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - “Sledgehammer”

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - “Redshift”

2019


  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) - "Weight In Gold" (solo: Josh Kahn)

  • Featured on Voices Only 2018 - "Sledgehammer" (solo: Ana Miletic)

2018


2017

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Ain't No Sunshine"

  • Best Hip-Hop/R&B Song (CARA) Winner - "Hotline Bling" (solo: Madeline Kleypas)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Runner Up - "Hotline Bling" (arr: Madeline Kleypas & Anna Kanter)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - "Horizon"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) - "Ain't No Sunshine" (solo: Eleanor Thompson)


2016

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal - 4th Place

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal - Winner of Best Arrangement for "End of an Era" (arr: Brian Park, Madeline Kleypas, Evan Brink)

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal - 2nd Place

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal - Winner of Best Soloist to Eleanor Thompson for "Ain't No Sunshine"

  • Starred on the second season of POP TV's a cappella documentary/reality television series, "Sing it On!"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Crazy in Love"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Crazy in Love" (arr: Jasmine Barksdale & Madeline Kleypas)

  • Best Pop/Rock Song (CARA) Nominee - "Set Me On Fire" (solo: Jasmine Barksdale)

  • Featured on Voices Only 2016 - "Ain't No Sunshine"


2015

  • ICCA National Wildcard Round - 3rd Place

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal - 3rd Place

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal - 1st Place

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal - Winner of Best Arrangement for "Elastic Heart" (arr: Janelle McDermoth & Jasmine Barksdale)

  • ICCA Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal - Winner of Best Choreography

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - "Iridium"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Nominee - "Elastic Heart" (solo: Janelle McDermoth)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Elastic Heart"

  • Featured on sing12 2015 - "Crazy in Love" (solo: Susanna Lustbader)


  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA): The Last 20 Years - "Anything But Down"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2014 - "Death of Communication" (solo: Janelle McDermoth)

2014


  • Featured on Voices Only 2011 - "Cloud Nine" (solo: Maggie Nyce)

2011


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Evitative"

  • Best Hip-Hop/R&B Song (CARA) Nominee - "Lollipop"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - Signs (arr: Will Green & Larry Crane-Moskowitz)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Nominee - "Warwick Avenue" (solo: Jessica Leifer)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2010 - "Tyrant" (solo: Larry Crane-Moskowitz)

2010


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Runner Up - "Losing My Ground" (solo: Donna Budica)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - "1929"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "The Bird and the Worm"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Just A Phase" (arr: Jonah Platt)

2009


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Winner - "Mercy On Me" (solo: Donna Budica)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Runner Up - "The Empty Set"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2008 - "Does He Love You?" (solo: Rina Goncalves)

2008


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Runner Up - "Kenophobia"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Question!"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Tymps (The Sick In The Head Song)" (arr: Jason Ryterband)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2007 - "Sugar, We're Going Down" (solo: Jason Ryterband)

2007


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Float"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "So Cold"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Winner - "So Cold" (arr: Jacob Cooper)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2006 - "So Cold" (solo: Jonah Platt)

2006


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Burn Like A Roman Candle"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Chop Suey"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Winner - "Paranoid Android" (arr: Ethan Fixell)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Runner Up - "Going Under"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2005 - "Going Under" (solo: Morgan McOwen)

2005


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - "More Screaming"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Nominee - "Heart-Shaped Box" (solo: Maria Bashian)

2004


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Winner - "Mama" (solo: Morgan McOwen)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Nominee - "Take One"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2003 - "Crawling In The Dark" (solo: DJ Gregory)

2003


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Off the Beat (Jello)"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Solo (CARA) Runner Up - "I Will Love Again" (solo: Morgan McOwen)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" (arr: Dan Leberman & Abby Schneiderman)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2002 - "Here With Me" (solo: Maria Bashian)

2002


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Runner Up - "Tribulation"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Runner Up - "Angels Would Fall" (arr: Ian Lear-Nickum)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Wild Horses"

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2001 - "Wild Horses" (solo: Jessica Gordon)

2001


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Jessica Gordon

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Runner Up - "Animal 57"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Fly Away"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arranger (CARA) Nominee - Jeff Mazzaro

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2000 - "Anything But Down" (solo: Anne Chun)

2000


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Patio"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Don't Stand So Close To Me"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Allison Deutermann

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arranger (CARA) Winner - Sid Khosla

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arranger (CARA) Runner Up - Dan Gross

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 1999 - "Don't Stand So Close To Me" (solo: Sid Khosla)

1999


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "No Static"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Fall From Grace"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Who Will Save Your Soul"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Allison Deutermann

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Nominee - Alex Jarige

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Winner - "Blood Of Eden" (arr: Dan Jurow)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Free" (arr: Sid Khosla)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 1997-1998 - "Who Will Save Your Soul" (solo: Allison Deutermann)

1998


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "When Mama's Not Around"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Ironic"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Winner - "You Oughta Know" (arr: Rob Redei)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Alex Jarige

1997


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Toolbox"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Voices Carry"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Nominee - "Possession"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Winner - "Ya Gotta Be" (arr: Gabe Rutman)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Nominee - "Interstate Love Song (arr: Gabe Rutman)

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Joanna Fleischman

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Nominee - Julie Mahan

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) Vol. 2 - "Possession" (solo: Joanna Fleischman)

1996


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "Flail"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Sleeping Satellite"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Runner Up - "Soul To Squeeze"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist (CARA) Winner - Joanna Fleischman

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Runner Up - "Plush (arr: Gabe Rutman)

  • Featured on Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) Vol. 1 - "Soul To Squeeze" (solo: Gabe Rutman)

1995


  • Best Mixed Collegiate Album (CARA) Winner - "...Where's The Band?"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Song (CARA) Winner - "Boys of Summer"

  • Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement (CARA) Runner Up - "Boys of Summer" (arr: David Quart)

1994