Awards/Recognition

2017
 

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist
> Student Life | "Four a cappella groups return to ICCAs, a fifth debuts"

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25th anniversary celebrated at Splash of Color

> The Source | "Mosaic Whispers performs annual show, preps national finals"
Student Life | Featured photos (page 6)

First Place, ICCA Midwest Quarterfinals
Best Arrangement -- Katie Greenberg, "Elastic Heart"

First Place, ICCA Midwest Semifinals
Best Choreography -- Eden Diamond for the set
The Source | "Podcast: Mosaic Whispers members break down award-winning 'Elastic Heart' "
Student Life | "Mosaic Whispers win ICCA Semifinals, qualify for national competition"

ICCA Finalist
> Competed against top 10 groups internationally at The Beacon Theatre on Broadway

Mosaic Whispers headlines first ever Jazz At Holmes set featuring a cappella music (with Java Jived)

5 CARA nominations for Wavelength
Best Mixed Collegiate Album
Best Original Song ("Interlude", composed by Jordan Ing, '13, and Kara Ing)
Best Mixed Group Soloist ("Crazy in Love", feat. Hannah Lacava, '17)
> Best R&B Song ("There Goes My Baby", arr. Cassie Parks, '15)
Best Mixed Group Arrangement ("Lights", arr. Ethan McMahon, '13)

"Interlude" (off Wavelength) selected for Voices Only 2016 compilation

Mosaic Whispers performs on CNN Live during the 2016 Presidential Debate on campus

2015
 

 

 

 

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist

Wavelength (10th studio album) released
> "Interlude" selected as RARB Track of the Year

Whispers performs at DisneyWorld in Orlando, FL
Student Life | "Mosaic Whispers take Downtown Disney"

2014
 

 

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist

Whispers auditions for The Sing-Off
Student Life | "WashU a cappella group auditions for The Sing Off"

2012
 

Whispers advances to the final-four in online competition to sing with Andy Grammer.
Student Life | "Mosaic Whispers in their own Final Four trying to bring Andy Grammer to WU"

2011

 

20th anniversary celebration at Splash of Color

Page 9 released

2008

 

 

 

"Still Fighting It,” selected for Ben Folds Presents University A Cappella! The group records the track live with Ben Folds in St. Louis.
Student Life | "Two WUSTL a cappella groups featured on Ben Folds album"

Whispers performs again on a live broadcast of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews as Washington University hosts the Vice Presidential Debate.

2007

“Be Here” (off Behind Bars) selected for Voices Only 2007 compilation.

2006

 

15th anniversary celebration at  Splash of Color
> The Source | "Mosaic Whispers present 15th annual Splash of Color concert"
> Student Life | "Mosaic Whispers set to celebrate its birthday with alumni"

2005

 

 

 

“Only in Dreams” (off Defrosted) selected for Voices Only 2005 compilation

“Only in Dreams” (off Defrosted) selected for Collegiate A Cappella Music Organization (CAMO) Top Shelf A Cappella Volume 1 compilation.

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist, 2nd place
Student Life | "A cappella groups head for nationals"

2004
 

Whispers performs on a live broadcast of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews as Washington University hosts a Presidential Debate.

2003
 

 

“St. Teresa” (off Against the Grain) appears on Vibrant Voices: An Anthology of Washington University Student A Cappella Groups.

Whispers performs at Washington University’s 150th Anniversary Sesquicentennial Gala.

2002
 

 

 

 

 

 

“Rhythm Nation” (off Against the Grain) selected for Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) 2002 compilation.

“Uninvited” (off Against the Grain) selected for CARA Awards Compilation 2002 (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association)

“Uninvited” (off Against the Grain) is Runner-Up, Best Mixed College Song at the CARA Awards, 2002 (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association)

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist, 3rd Place
Student Life | "Amateurs, Mosaic Whispers win at singing competition"

2001

 

 

 

 

 

ICCA Midwest Semifinalist
Best Arrangement -- Ethan Balis, "Uninvited"

ICCA Midwest Quarterfinalist, First Place
Best Soloist -- Jessica Elbert, "Uninvited”
> Best Arrangement -- Ethan Balis, "Rhythm Nation"
Best Overall Performance --  "Take Me to the River”

10th anniversary celebrated at Splash of Color
Whispers releases Vested Interest: The First 10 Years of Mosaic Whispers.