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Pitches & Tones is an a cappella group founded at Yale University in 2011. We perform entirely member-arranged songs covering a variety of musical genres, including Pop, Rock, R&B, Traditional, Jazz, and more!

Our members come from all over the world and all sorts of musical backgrounds. We pride ourselves on maintaining a collaborative and constructive atmosphere while bringing fresh musicality to our repertoire. But above all, we love to share our passion for music with audiences both at Yale and beyond.

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2011 Pitches & Tones goes on its first annual retreat to rehearse new music and plan for its fall concert.

2011

Pitches & Tones goes on its first annual retreat to rehearse new music and plan for its fall concert.
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2011

On an October night in Jonathan Edwards College, several undergraduates gather and sing together for the first time. Pitches & Tones is born. 

 

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2011

Members of Pitches & Tones begin the search for the first class of new Pitchlings. 

2011 Pitches & Tones visits Yale College dining halls to carol and spread holiday cheer. The tradition continues to this day.

2011

Pitches & Tones visits Yale College dining halls to carol and spread holiday cheer. The tradition continues to this day.
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2012

Pitches & Tones performs its first Spring Concert and prepares for a new season of singers.

2013

Pitches & Tones begins the new year strong with a concert at the start of the fall term to showcase its new songs and draw prospective members.

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2011

The original Pitches & Tones logo: a simple drawing of our name with musical motifs.

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2012

The group opted for a more formal look, retaining the sketch of the treble clef.

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2013

The group again updated the logo to a standalone name and treble clef.

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2014

The current logo updates the treble clef and creates a modern, sleek feel.

2014

Pitches & Tones hosts several concerts, including its first joint concert with the Oberlin Obertones.

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2014

Pitches & Tones sings two full concerts and participates in several New Haven events.

2014

Pitches & Tones takes in yet more singers and prepares for its original founders to finally graduate.

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Today

Pitches & Tones continues to sing across campus and beyond. We’re always looking for new members–maybe you could be one of them!