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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D.C. A Cappella Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary with two weekends of performances from six of Georgetown’s undergraduate a cappella groups and four guest performance groups. Performances in the festival, which is co-hosted by the Georgetown Phantoms and the Georgetown GraceNotes, include a variety of musical styles, encompassing everythingRead More
As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled toRead More