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Meet NOVEM.

Nine voices, one body. Founded by Evan and Jason of All Ears Arranging, NOVEM is a post-collegiate a cappella group formed of talented singers and performers from across the country. NOVEM will be competing in the 2021 A Cappella Open competition.

Follow us on Instagram and TikTok for individual and group performances and other updates!

Mayta Cohen

Soprano 1

Hometown | Boston, Massachusetts
Education | Freshman, Colorado College
Major | Music Composition
Other Groups | Inside Voices, A Cappella Academy (Former)
Social Media | @_maytacohen_


Taisha Estrada

Soprano 2

Hometown | Carolina, Puerto Rico
Education | Graduate, George Mason University
Graduate, University of Central Florida
Major | Music w/ Jazz minor
Other Groups | Gemini Blvd. (Former)
Current Job | Teaching and releasing original music
Social Media | @taishaparedes


Kennedi Triplett

Mezzo-Soprano

Hometown | Fredericksburg, Virginia
Education | Master's Student, Johns Hopkins University
Graduate, George Mason University
Major | Biology and Bioinformatics
Other Groups | Patriot Pitches (Former)
Social Media | @kaywiz_


Ashlyn Thomas

Alto

Hometown | Fairfax, Virginia
Education | Junior, George Mason University
Major | Biology
Other Groups | Mason Some Noise


Jason Nesmith

Tenor 1

Hometown | Richmond, Virginia
Education | Graduate, George Mason University
Major | English, Concentration in Creative Writing
Other Groups | Mason Some Noise (Former),
Embassy A Cappella
Current Job | Co-Founder of All Ears Arranging,
Recording Artist, Fundraising Company
Social Media | @_Mr.Nesmith


Xavier Beale

Tenor 2

Hometown | Smithfield, Virginia
Education | Sophomore, George Mason University
Major | Business Management
Other Groups | Patriot Pitches
Social Media | @_x.v.r._


Ben Schwartz

Baritone

Hometown | Framingham, Massachusetts
Education | Sophomore, Emory University
Vassar College (Former)
Major | Math and Economics, Music Performance Minor
Other Groups | Aural Pleasure, Vassar Devils (Former)


Evan Belcher

Bass, Auxiliary Vocal Percussion

Hometown | Ashburn, Virginia
Education | Graduate, George Mason University
Major | Computer Science, Minor in Data Analysis
Other Groups | Mason Some Noise (Former)
Current Job | Co-Founder of All Ears Arranging,
Software Engineer at Google
Social Media | @evanbelcher3


Ian Shiff

Vocal Percussion

Hometown | Fairfax, Virginia
Education | Junior, George Mason University
Major | Applied Commercial Photography
Other Groups | Mason Some Noise
Current Job | Freelance Photographer
Social Media | @ianshiff