RISE A Cappella

2019-2020 Session Begins August 27th!

Join RISE, an Oakland-based a cappella group for young singers (ages 14-18) led by Lisa Forkish, renowned a cappella arranger and director of Vocal Rush.


Singers in RISE will learn and create challenging contemporary a cappella repertoire with a social conscience, cultivate creative expression through improvised harmony singing, develop leadership skills and foster connection and community with other teens.

REHEARSALS: Tuesdays  from 5-6:30pm

LOCATION: Chapter 510, 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

FALL TERM DATES (17 weeks): August 27 - January 21 (no rehearsals on October 22, November 5, November 26, December 24 & December 31)

FALL RETREAT DATE: Sunday, September 22

SPRING TERM DATES (17 weeks): January 28 - May 26 (no rehearsal on March 31)

TUITION: $325-275 sliding scale (scholarships and payment plans available as well -- please inquire)

*** We welcome youth of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds from

anywhere in the Bay Area. No a cappella experience necessary! ***

Auditions: August 27th from 5-6:30pm

Chapter 510, 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

Copyright 2020 Lisa Forkish

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