The Cherry Tree Massacre, a four-showing a cappella festival hosted every spring semester by the Georgetown Chimes, returned last weekend with a diverse set of performances by both Georgetown University a cappella groups and guest performers. Started in 1974, the Cherry Tree Massacre tradition started when neophyte John O’Grady (COLRead More
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The stoic and hallowed space of Gaston Hall will be filled with music as Georgetown’s a cappella singers gather to share the stage and kick off the 42nd annual Cherry Tree Massacre on Jan. 30. Hosted by the Georgetown Chimes, the Cherry Tree Massacre has become a university tradition, aRead More
As the clock on Healy Tower struck midnight Thursday night, the Georgetown Chimes performed their weekly recital in Dahlgren Quad, the newest of Georgetown’s oldest a cappella group’s long list of traditions. Frank Jones (LAW ’48) founded the all-male Chimes when he came to Georgetown in 1946. Sixty-seven years and 240 ChimesRead More
On Friday, Feb. 3, the Georgetown Chimes kicked off the39th annual Cherry Tree Massacre. Since its inception in 1974, the event has grown to become the largest a cappella festival of its kind on the East Coast and one of Georgetown’s most beloved traditions. Every February, the Chimes host Georgetown’s favoriteRead More