What's New

  • 7/7/2017: Fragments, our new CD!
    We have in hand many many copies of "Fragments" which is our 9th CD. We're very excited to have it in time for Shore Leave! Look for it at our gigs, and eventually on iTunes!
  • 2/13/2017: We're Still Recording! (And Mixing!)
    We just spent our first night mixing 5 tracks already recorded. Things are going great and we will have about 10 tracks on our next CD (title TBD!). Release date sometime mid-summer!
  • 6/14/2016: Escape Velocity!
    Just Announced: We'll be at Escape Velocity - a brand new Science Fiction convention and STEAM event - on Saturday July 2. More info on our Concerts page!
  • 6/8/2016: We're Recording!
    After way too many years, we're in the studio again, working on a new album! Lots of photos on our Facebook page, so check them out!
  • 2/27/2016: Acaville Radio
    We all had a great time today singing for Acaville Radio - we'll have a half-hour interview (along with some songs) in their programming later this year. Check them out at acaville.com.

  • 7/18/2015: Welcome, Michelle!
    Michelle The Chromies are very pleased to announce that we have found our new alto! Please welcome Michelle Orhan, who wowed us with her gorgeous voice. Michelle is a teacher (music and math) and we think she'll fit in just beautifully with our music geekiness. Look for her in September when we perform at Explore@NASA Goddard - an open house at Goddard Space Flight Center!

  • 4/30/2015: AUDITIONS!
    We're looking for a new female voice. Will you be the one?

  • 9/12/2014: Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival
    We're very pleased to announce that we will be performing in the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival in Washington, DC on Feb 21, 2015. We'll be doing a multimedia AstroCappella show! More info coming soon.

  • 4/26-27/2014: USA Science & Engineering Festival
    The Chromies had a great time performing at the massive USA Science & Engineering Festival. We did three short sets on Saturday on the Bell Stage and then did the Planetary Scociety podcast on Sunday (with Bill Nye!) and closed the whole event with a long show on the main stage on Sunday afternoon! In between we met loads of fantastic people - all science geeks like us!

  • 3/22/2014: A Ca Challenge - 2nd place!
    We're very happy to have placed second in the A Ca Challenge!!! And it was actually a tie for first place but audience favorite broke the tie! We're very happy and thank all those who cheered us on!

  • 1/29/2014: Wammie Award Nomination
    The Washington Area Music Association has announced the nominations for the Wammies! The Chromatics are pleased to announce that we have been nominated in the "A Cappella Group" category. If you're a WAMA member, please consider voting for us in that category! It is an honor to be nominated!

  • 1/9/2014: A Ca Challenge!
    We are pleased to announce we have been selected to participate in The A Ca Challenge at Lincoln Theater on March 22nd! Please come out and support us! Visit our Concerts page for more info.

  • 10/30/2013: New Tenor!
    Please welcome our new tenor, Scott Rohrbach! Scott's first performance with us was on Oct 26 and we're very excited about the energy he brings the group and we're looking forward to the new repertoire we may be developing with him! Stay tuned for more!

  • 5/4/2013: AstroCappella on iTunes
    Our best-selling CD, AstroCappella 2.0, is finally on iTunes!

  • 4/22/2013: Just confimed: performance at 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival!
    We are thrilled to report that we will be performing (at least twice) at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington DC in 2014. Once will be our own show and once will be as an opener for one of the following: Bill Nye the Science Guy, Mythbusters, or They Might Be Giants!!! Yes, we are excited!!

  • 2/21/2012: Chromies on a Wammie Award Winning CD!
    The Chromatics are on a Wammie-award-winning CD. The More the Merrier won the Wammie for best a cappella recording. Congrats to all the collaborators and to Cartoon Johnny for putting it together!

  • 12/18/2011: Wassailicious on iTunes
    Our holiday CD, Wassailicious, is now available on iTunes.

  • 11/4/2011: Rock Your Voices semifinalists!
    We're semifinalists in the Rock Your Voices competition! Please vote, and help us be the opening band for Rockapella!

  • 5/8/2011: Opening for Sweet Honey in the Rock!
    At NASA Goddard Space Flight Center we will be opening for Sweet Honey in the Rock on May 14 for Explore@NASA Goddard Day!

  • 2/1/2011: "Pachelbel's Tantrum" nominated for CARA Award
    The Chromatics have been nominated for a Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (CARA) in the "best humor song" category for “Pachelbel’s Tantrum” on Wassailicious. Also, the Chromies received nominations for best Contemporary A Cappella League album (Wassailicious) and song (We Wish You a Merry Christmas)!

  • 1/9/2011: Wammie Nomination for Best A Cappella Group
    Just heard from our friends in Euphonism that both they and us have been nominated for a WAMMIE as Best A Cappella Group. Also nominated are our friends The Suspicious Cheese Lords and the Tone Rangers. The WAMMIES are awards given out annually by the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). The awards ceremony is Feb 20th. Go DC A Cappella!