A Cappella Groups
Adoremus is JHU’s premier Christian a cappella group, dedicated to spreading God’s love through music! The highlight of our year is attending a Boston convention where we perform with 16 other Christian a cappella groups from East Coast universities such as Harvard, Princeton and MIT.
Founded in 1992, the Johns Hopkins AllNighters perform covers of a wide variety of music from Adele and Dua Lipa to Jacob Collier and Sufjan Stevens. As the premier all-male a cappella group on campus, the AllNighters hold semesterly concerts featuring flavorful and unique arrangements in between on- and off-campus performances, which include cultural events, fundraisers, receptions, and national-level competitions.
Humming Jay is Johns Hopkins’ only Korean-interest a cappella group. They sing a variety of songs in both English and Korean.
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.
The Melanotes is a co-ed acapella group highlighting Black excellence and committed to celebrating the diverse music and sounds of the African Diaspora and African-American Traditions.
Mental Notes is a co-ed a cappella group that blends comedy with their singing.
Music Dynasty is Hopkins’ premier Chinese a capella group. They sing a mixture of Chinese and English songs from a variety of genres and backgrounds and wish to share their culture with the rest of the student body.
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.
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.
Take Two is JHU’s alternative and indie music focused a cappella group. Our group strives to bring attention to songs that are less popular, but just as powerful as anything in the Top 40 hits.
The Vocal Chords are a co-ed a cappella group that performs a diverse repertoire, including current songs as well as pop, rock, hip-hop, and country from the 50’s–90’s.