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Through a mutual friend, Hoying met Avriel "Avi" Kaplan (born April 17, 1989), a highly recognized vocal bass in the a cappella community.
Then, the trio found Kevin Olusola (born October 5, 1988) on You Tube, where one of his videos in which he was simultaneously beatboxing and playing the cello (called "celloboxing") had gone viral.
The group promoted the album through press appearances on Access Hollywood, VH1 The Buzz, Marie, and local television shows.
Pentatonix were also featured on the Chinese version of The Sing-Off as guests where Kevin showcased his fluency in Mandarin.
, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola, and Matt Sallee.
Characterized by their pop-style arrangements with vocal harmonies, basslines, riffing, percussion, and beatboxing, they produce cover versions of modern pop works or Christmas songs, sometimes in the form of medleys, along with original material.
while in the same year, the group released their fourth EP, PTX, Vol. 1 & 2, a compilation album released in Japan, Korea and Australia, and their second holiday release, That's Christmas to Me, with the album certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), platinum on December 24, 2014, and double platinum on February 11, 2016, becoming the highest-charting holiday album by a group since 1962, and the fourth-best-selling album in the United States in 2014.Hoying and Maldonado both graduated from Martin High School in 2010, Grassi in 2011.Hoying went off to the University of Southern California (USC) to pursue a bachelor's degree in Popular Music, while Maldonado pursued a Musical Theater major at the University of Oklahoma.On July 30, through the new label, the group released their first official album PTX, Vols.1 & 2 in Japan, containing all of the songs from their two namesake EPs and four additional tracks, previously released as singles.
The group released their Christmas EP, PTXmas, on November 13, 2012.