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THE GEORGETOWN CHIMES
The Georgetown Chimes is hosting two more showings of its annual a cappella festival, the Cherry Tree Massacre, on Feb. 11 and Feb. 25 in Gaston Hall.

Cherry Tree Massacre 2017

February 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

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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Members of the Chimes gather every year in Healy Hall to present their popular a cappella concert, the Cherry Tree Massacre.

A Cappella on the Hilltop

January 30, 2015 at 12:06 am 0 comments

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

Chimes Continue Late Founder’s Legacy

Chimes Continue Late Founder’s Legacy

January 25, 2013 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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

Anything but a Massacre

Anything but a Massacre

February 9, 2012 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

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