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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…]

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Album Review: ‘War & Leisure’

★★★★☆ Rhythm and blues star Miguel may be the only singer charismatic enough to release a sunny radio jam centered around the M16 assault rifle and make it feel sexy rather than ignorant. “War & Leisure” features a confident Miguel who infuses vibrant party music with subversive references to political[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide
Ready to Rock the Stage

Ready to Rock the Stage

Georgetown Cabaret — a rock band formed with some of the best musical talents on campus — is returning to the stage for its 39th annual concert this Friday at Black Cat on U Street. Aligning with recent tradition, the show will be a diverse display of exciting Georgetown talent.[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide
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
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

Letting Loose With A New Song and Dance

Those who know me well know that I love to dance. I trained in classical ballet, jazz and modern from elementary school to high school, but since entering college, this passion has turned into more of an enjoyment of making a fool out of myself. Not to humblebrag, but I’ve been[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

If You Can’t Say It, Sing It

My friend and I got into a fight about Adele. “Rolling in the Deep” or “Someone Like You” came on the radio, and I immediately began to sing along loudly. My friend said that he does not like Adele because she only writes love songs. At first I was outraged,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

The Georgetown Phantoms is Georgetown’s oldest co-ed a cappella group.  Founded in 1988, the Phantoms began as a loosely-organized holiday caroling group, putting on spontaneous performances around campus and popping up like “Phantoms” (hence our name). Over the last 23 years, we have developed into a dynamic group of about 19 Hoyas, maintaining[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide