CresHENdo A Capella

CresHENdo A Capella’s Fall 2017 photoshoot. Photograph taken by Kristina Demou.

This week on The Music Room, we visited UD’s a capella group CresHENdo to learn more about the quirky group and talk about their upcoming fall semester concert. We talked with senior and president Leah Blachman, junior and music director John Quigley, and senior Brian Rubin about what they love about the group. CresHENdo is a co-ed a capella group made up of 16 talented UD students. The group mainly sings music from popular artists, with a good throwback song every now and then.

Get ready to watch Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, and your other favorite Nintendo characters at CresHENdo’s fall concert, NinHENdo, on Friday, December 8, 2017. The concert starts at 7pm in Pearson Hall. Tickets are $3 for UD students, and $5 for non-UD students.

The Interview

CresHENdo interview
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CresHENdo A Capella, recorded on November 30 2017, aired on December 5, 2017. Due to copyright restrictions, abbreviated versions of each songs are in the podcast version.

The Music

Artist Track Album Year
CresHENdo I’m Still Standing (feat. John Quigley) Too Low for Zero by Elton John 1983
CresHENdo Islands (feat. Hannah Stetson & Leah Blachman) The Blessed Unrest by Sara Bareills 2013
CresHENdo Sunday Candy (feat. Sean Scanlon & Jackie Cotumaccio) Surf by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment 2015


Sam O’Donnell: Producer, co-host, recording engineer, web page author
Allison Delaney: Co-host, recording engineer, audio editor

Canadian Acapella

Stacey Kay of the acapella group Eh440 joined WVUD to discuss the group’s upcoming performance at the University of Delaware’s Perkins Live event, Friday, October 6. Stacey raves about her group’s fun dynamic and discusses the fun adventures Eh440 has had across the globe.

Listen to the Interview

Stacey Kay of Eh440, Aired live on October 3, 2017.

About the Group

Eh440 is a Canadian acapella group that has been performing for five years.  As a group, they create original songs and transform popular music into acapella covers.They have two albums, Boss Level (2016) and Turn Me Up (2014). Boss Level is also a track on their album and can only be categorized as exciting, fun, and energetic. Stacey Kay leads with amazing vocals and rap technique. Janet Turner and Tafari Anthony perform vocals as well, with Joe Olivia as bass vocalist. Luke Stapleton rounds out the group with his tremendous beatbox skills.

The Music

  • Artist / Track / Album / Year
  • Eh440 / Boss Level / Boss Level / 2016
  • Eh440 / Gibberish* / / 2015 
  • Eh440 / Not The Only One* / / 2014
  • Eh440 / Died on the Table / / 2017
  • *Only a portion of “Gibberish” and “Not the Only One” were included in the podcast due to copyright considerations.

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Allison Delaney: Production Assistant, Co-Host, Web Page Author, Audio Editor
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