John Michael Kauffmann, 91, died peacefully at his Yarmouth, Maine, home on November 16, 2014. Born in Champaign, Illinois, John grew up in the Washington, DC, area and spent summers at the family’s camp, Waterside, at Christine Lake in Stark, NH. He graduated from The Choate School in 1941 and went on to Princeton University […]
The Augmented Eight welcomes its two newest members, Saumit Sahi and Brandon Bierlein. Saumit “Gen Z” Sahi – Second Tenor Saumit graduated from Princeton in 2013. Notwithstanding the formidable curriculum offered at Saumit’s prestigious alma mater, Saumit occasionally requires additional explanation of cultural references in the A8 repertoire (such as references to whitewall tires, LP […]
n 1957, he founded the Spring Sing, an annual gathering of a cappella groups from around the country that continues today under the auspices of the American A Cappella Alliance.