A Cappella Groups

All Nighters performing


Adoremus is the Johns Hopkins Christian a cappella group devoted to sharing music with the diverse student body and neighborhood communities. Established in 1995, Adoremus continues to serve the campus through song.


The AllNighters are JHU’s all-male a cappella group. They perform all styles of music, from rock to hip hop to jazz to oldies.

Humming Jay

Humming Jay performs a combination of traditional and contemporary Korean songs (k-pop), as well as American pop songs.


Founded in 1997, Ketzev is JHU’s a cappella group specializing in Hebrew, Israeli, and American music.


Kranti is a co-ed Hindi a cappella group that fuses traditional and modern styles of Indian music with contemporary Western vocal styles.

Notes of Ranvier

Notes of Ranvier is a community service a cappella group. They are dedicated to performing in the local community and donating proceeds to worthy causes.

Mental Notes

Mental Notes is a co-ed a cappella group that blends comedy with their singing.

Music Dynasty

Music Dynasty is a Chinese based a cappella group. They sing Chinese songs from different Asian regions, as well as songs with elements from different backgrounds. They welcome talents from different cultures to join.


The Octopodes are a co-ed a cappella group who perform a wide variety of songs, including contemporary rock and pop music. Founded in 1988, they are JHU’s oldest a cappella group and have been featured on the BOCA (Best of Collegiate A Cappella) CD twice.


The Sirens, founded in 1995, is the all-female a cappella group at Johns Hopkins. They sing a wide range of music, from country to pop to classic rock.

The Gilman Underground

The Gilman Underground, founded in 2016, focuses on alternative rock and pop-punk music.

Vocal Chords

The Vocal Chords are a co-ed a cappella group that performs a diverse repertoire, including current as well as ancient (50’s – 90’s) pop, rock, hip-hop, and country.