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GEORGETOWN RANGILA FACEBOOK | The Hilltop flourishes with student performers, including a cappella groups like GraceNotes. Hanna Chan (COL '19), center, shares her passion for singing and reflects on the challenges she faced as a musician.

Seniors Shine on Campus, Release Original Music

Whether in large showcases at Gaston Hall or intimate open-mic nights at Uncommon Grounds, sounds of music reverberate across Georgetown University. Guitars strum harmoniously while voices echo with soul. Hoyas partake in the music scene on the Hilltop through electives in choir, orchestra, jazz ensembles and even electronic music. Student[Read More…]

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

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 (COL[Read More…]


Zach Rego (MS B ’16) performs with Superfood in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall, at the first weekend of the D.C. A Cappella Festival, hosted by the Phantoms and the Gracenotes.

DCAF’s Silver Jubilee

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 everything[Read More…]

ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA  Besides performing for campus groups such as the Caribbean Culture Society and the African Society of Georgetown, R.E.L. has also brought their soulful sound to Gaston Hall.

Resonant Essence Live Looks to Emphasize Diversity in Their Music

When it comes to a cappella groups, Georgetown has no shortage. This means that making a group stand out among the many musical ensembles on campus is not an easy task. However, Resonant Essence Live is a group taking up this very challenge. The group’s mission is to leave a[Read More…]

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

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, a[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

South Asian A Cappella Group Penn Masala to Perform

Penn Masala, University of Pennsylvania’s South Asian a cappella group, will perform to a sold-out Gaston Hall on Saturday evening. The proceeds of student and regular tickets, costing $12 and $20, respectively, will be donated to Pratham USA, a non-governmental organization that helps improve the quality of education for children[Read More…]

by January 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
All the Right Notes

All the Right Notes

Four years ago, David Hanna (COL ’14) decided he wanted to sing in a collegiate a cappella group. A relative latecomer to a cappella — he hadn’t participated in any singing group until joining an all-male outfit during his senior year of high school — Hanna nevertheless knew upon selecting[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Features, The Guide

A Cappella Album Channels the Holiday Spirit

4.5/5 stars With winter break finally upon us, what better way to celebrate the end of finals than with some holiday tracks from your favorite Georgetown vocalists? Throwing themselves into the merry spirit, various Georgetown a cappella groups have come together in Christmas harmony to produce Joy to the World:[Read More…]

by December 21, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Chimes Continue Late Founder’s Legacy

Chimes Continue Late Founder’s Legacy

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 Chimes[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Collegiate A Cappella Hits a High Note

The D.C. A Cappella Festival — abbreviated as DCAF and pronounced like the coffee variety — returns to campus for its 21st year this Saturday. Don’t let the name fool you: The performance will give you goosebumps and a jolt of energy. The Phantoms and the GraceNotes organize the event to showcase some of the most talented and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News