about us

Scotch Tape is Macalester College's oldest all-gender a cappella group! We are a non-profit, student-run ensemble located in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Our name and logo are in homage to the famous Scotch® Brand of adhesive tape made by our St. Paul neighbor, 3M, but our group has no connection with the company.


We sing a variety of genres, including pop, folk, and indie, and almost all of the music in our repertoire are arranged by Scotch Tape members. 

We perform on and off-campus at events including birthday parties, weddings, engagements, athletic events, political rallies, and karate conventions. Every fall, we tour around the Midwest performing with other collegiate a cappella groups.


If you are interested in booking a Scotch Tape performance, please visit our contact page.




Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Fall semester concert


upcoming events

DEC 10






Our album "A Sticky Situation" is out! Available for free on Soundcloud. Contact your favorite Scotch Taper for a physical copy!


Scotch Tape holds auditions at the beginning of every fall and spring semester! We are always looking for new singers and vocal percussionists. Stop by anytime during our audition time frame and we'll guide you through a few warmups before you sing a minute of your favorite song. What you love, we want to hear!


May 14, 2017

Congratulations to our three senior members, Trey Johnson, Emily Sanford, and Jake Simons, on graduating this May! We'll miss you so much, but we're so excited for what the future holds for all of you.

May 10, 2017

Thank you so much for such a great concert last week! If you weren't able to make it or tune into our livestream, don't fret; we've uploaded our performance on YouTube.

© 2017 Scotch Tape A Cappella

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