The Big Weekend

fermatatown | February 4th, 2013

Over the past four years, Fermata Town has had some big weekends. There was the time we had four gigs over a three day span in three different states in December of 2011. Then there were the back-to-back corporate gigs at Emmanuel College during the summer of 2010 where we performed for Mayor Menino, Cardinal […]

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HOLD THAT THOUGHT

fermatatown | January 5th, 2013

Nearly one year to the day of our victory at the 2011 A Cappella Armageddon competition, we accomplished our biggest achievement to date… we release our debut album, Hold That Thought! And we couldn’t be more excited to share it with you! Here’s a quick timeline of what went into making Hold That Thought a […]

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BONR A Cappella Showcase

fermatatown | November 20th, 2012

Many many thanks to The Nor’easters of Northeastern University for hosting us at their Best of the Northeast Region a Cappella Showcase! And congratulations to them, as well! Our fantastic hosts were hot off their win at SoJam X! Way to rep New England A Cappella!! Fermata Town was excited to sneak into the few […]

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Welcome Tommy & Liz!!

fermatatown | September 26th, 2012

Over the last few months Fermata Town has been so busy recording our debut album which is so exciting! During this time, however, we’ve had to say goodbye to a few members who moved from Boston to pursue bigger and better things! We bid farewell to Michelle Drapek at the end of July as she […]

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HEY FYSOP… HEY WHAT?!

fermatatown | August 31st, 2012

Hey FYSOP! Hey what? Thanks for asking us to perform for you last night. That’s right everyone, we were graciously asked to sing for the First Year Student Outreach Program at Boston University last night. It was a great opportunity for many of our members to reminisce about their fond memories about BU. FYSOP packed […]

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Retreat Weekend 3.0

fermatatown | August 14th, 2012

This past weekend, The Townies hit the road for our annual summer retreat featuring some fun in the sun, singing and of course some group bonding. This year, the group decided to combine the previous two retreat locations to get the best of both worlds over the three days and when all was said and […]

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DC DOES DC AT VoCAL NATION

fermatatown | July 16th, 2012

Hi everyone, it’s Dan, Fermata Town’s Business Manager and founder. This past weekend, I headed down to Washington, DC to check out the 2012 VoCAL Nation a cappella festival. A bunch of Townies and I had attended the BOSS a cappella festival in April and with VoCAL Nation as the next big festival put on […]

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New York State of Mind

fermatatown | June 25th, 2012

Fermata Town just returned from an epic weekend in New York for one of our annual summer retreat weekends. The tradition started a few years back when we first went to Providence, RI for a weekend to perform at the Indie Arts Festival and then last summer went on a Cape Cod Tour. We decided […]

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WE MADE IT – THANK YOU!!!

fermatatown | June 22nd, 2012

Last night (Thursday, June 21) Fermata Town hit the $5,000 marker on our Kickstarter project which means that we’re going to receive all the money from our backers to help us make our CD!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!! We are extremely grateful for everyone who helped with a donation, reposting/retweeting our page or […]

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People Get Ready… Seriously!

fermatatown | June 15th, 2012

Happy Friday!! We just spent most of the day recording in Bristol Studios tracking one of our favorite songs, People Get Ready, a version arranged after Eva Cassidy’s rendition. This song was a little tricky to record because of the unusual amount of fermatas written into the arrangement. FYI – A fermata is a musical […]

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Kickin’ It On Newbury Street

fermatatown | June 9th, 2012

On Friday, June 8, Fermata Town hit the streets of Boston for their first street show of 2012 to help promote their Kickstarter campaign, a fundraising project they designed to help raise money for their debut CD. Following a passing thunderstorm, the Townies hit Newbury Street for about an hour to sing through several tunes […]

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CAMBRIDGE FRESH POND DAY

fermatatown | May 21st, 2012

This past weekend, Fermata Town entertained Cambridge locals at the annual Fresh Pond Day taking place right on the banks of Fresh Pond. The Townies put on a high-energy set that included the debut presentation of their newest song, a rendition of Settle Down originally performed by Kimbra. Families gathered around to watch, stopping to […]

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Houston, we are go for launch!

fermatatown | May 17th, 2012

That’s right, you guessed it! Fermata Town is ready to officially launch our website to the world so for the first time, welcome!! We present to you a site complete with video, bios, upcoming gigs, links to social media, and this blog to keep up with all that’s happening.  Good timing too, because we have […]

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Fermata Town in the Studio

pwalzer | April 25th, 2012

If you haven’t heard yet, Fermata Town is über-thrilled to be recording our first-ever studio album. We started the process this month and teamed up with Tim Bongiovanni (producer, sound-engineer, and friend) and Chris Billias (senior producer/engineer at Bristol Studios) to begin laying down some of our tracks. We’re well on our way and shooting […]

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TOWNIES DO BOSS

fermatatown | April 17th, 2012

Over the weekend of April 13-15, several members of Fermata Town attended [BOSS], the Boston Sings a cappella festival organized by the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America (CASA). Dan, Philipp, Katya, Sarah & Peter were able to soak in Boston’s inaugural a cappella festival, loving every minute of it! The weekend kicked off on […]

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Logo and Website progress!

pwalzer | February 16th, 2012

It’s long overdue but after a lot of great work from the Fermata Town communications team we are getting ready to launch our brand new website along with a sexy new logo! The website will be our hub for all web communication, and we are hoping it will help us do a better job of […]

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Our newest member!

pwalzer | February 2nd, 2012

As everyone knows, one of the longest running traditions in Fermata Town is to add a member to the group every time we start a new website…ok, so maybe that’s not true but regardless, we are very excited to announce the arrival(albeit belated) of our newest member: Peter Moriarty! Peter has already made a distinguished […]

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A Cappella Armageddon

pwalzer | December 20th, 2011

We are so proud to announce that Fermata Town won Bristol Recording Studio’s A Cappella Armageddon competition! Among other prizes, we won 25 hours of recording studio time which will go a long way towards producing our upcoming debut album! We were proud to have shared the stage with eight other great a cappella groups, […]

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