We’re excited to announce that the wonderful Christopher Diaz (USA) has once again joined our Judging Team for the Video Finals for AUSACA Australian A Cappella Awards!
Christopher M. Diaz is a CARA award-winning singer, songwriter, arranger, podcaster and vocal coach from Newport News, VA (USA). A graduate of the Florida State University School of Music with a Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance, he led the co-ed All-Night Yahtzee to three consecutive ICCA (International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella) Finals appearances and is the only consecutive two-time winner of the Outstanding Soloist award there.
Christopher has since adjudicated, sung and instructed at vocal festivals across Asia, Europe, Australia and the US, and has worked with organizations such as AACI, CASA, Varsity Vocals, SingStrong, Vocal Asia, and TCMC among others.
In 2012, Christopher joined Deke Sharon, Ben Bram and Robert Dietz on the music staff of NBC’s The Sing-Off (Season 3). After the show he co-founded the international touring group, The Exchange, which performed hundreds of shows for audiences in over 50 different countries on 6 continents. The Exchange joined the American boy band The Backstreet Boys as support for their 32 city “In A World Like This” stadium tour, and competed on Season 5 of NBC’s The Sing-Off, taking the runner-up title.
After the group dissolved in 2016, Christopher, along with Richard Steighner and Alfredo Austin stayed together to continue pushing their own boundaries in a cappella with their trio Freedoms Boombox. In the last two years Freedom’s Boombox has risen from internet sensation to international touring trio.
Check out the Video Finalists at: ausaca.com/video-finals/
Results will be announced on Monday 18 June.