Dhamakapella places first at competition at Boston University

This past weekend, Dhamakapella competed at Yaadein 2018 at Boston University, where the team placed first. Dhamakapella competed against teams from the University of California, Irvine; University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Massachusetts; and University of Connecticut.

For their victory, the team received a $750 award to be used toward a professionally recorded single and $250 additional cash.

In addition to the team’s first-place finish, Shaunak Roy received the individual awards for “Best Vocal Percussionist” and “Best Arrangement” for the competition set.

Dhamakapella will be competing at the national championships, All-American Awaaz, in Chicago April 21.