Off The Beat

Co-ed Modern Rock & Pop a Cappella

Accolades

30 Years, 25 Studio Albums, 33 Contemporary A Cappella Recording (CARA) Awards, 16 Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) Features, 2 Successful ICCA Runs, and 1 TV Show. Scroll to see all our accolades over the years!


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