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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:24 p.m.

Photos: Battle of the A Capella

Seven vocal groups including Shir Madness, GW Pitches, GW Vibes, The Sirens, The Voice Gospel Choir, GW Troubadours and Sons of Pitch sang Wednesday at Battle of the A capella, an annual event hosted by Class Council in Lisner Auditorium. The groups were asked to perform three songs of their choosing, as well as a rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song, “Call Me Maybe.”

A capella, GW Sirens

Sophomore Emily Schutz, center, sings with the GW Sirens who performed 'Mama Who Bore Me' from the show 'Spring Awakening,' 'Colorblind' by the Counting Crows and a pop mashup of Drake, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj. Michelle Rattinger | Senior Photo Editor

a capella, sons of pitch, James Williams

Senior James Williams, a member of Sons of Pitch, was met with a thunderous applause after performing Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me.' Michelle Rattinger | Senior Photo Editor

a capella, Voice Gospel Choir

Freshman Dominique Jones, center, dances along with The Voice Gospel Choir, who won best song rendition for their version of Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe.' Michelle Rattinger | Senior Photo Editor

a capella, Sirens

The GW Sirens storm the Lisner Auditorium stage to receive their award after winning a best overall a capella group nod. Michelle Rattinger | Senior Photo Editor