Location: Minnesota, USA
Accola is the artist representative for the vocal ensemble Five By Design. Organized in 1990, the artists have appeared ath thousands of performing art centers and over 200 symphony orchestras from the Boston Pops to the Calgary Philharmonic since its 1994 entry into the symphony market.
Five By Design Productions is a multi-faceted company whose creative team has launched Behind The Mic, a global website focusing upon choral directors, students, aspiring artists, and enthusiasts of vocal jazz/pop harmony. Five By Design's Behind The Mic has conducted video interviews with Bobby McFerrin, The Manhattan Transfer, Sweden’s The Real Group, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, Rare Silk, The Hi-Los along with music educators and music industry experts specializing in vocal health, copyright, artists & repertoire, booking agents, publicists, talent bookers for television talk shows, music publishers.
Five By Design’s vocal arrangers Terrence Niska and Michael Swedberg have published vocal arrangements through ReallyGoodMusic.com as part of its American songbook series.