The Chromatics

Full Spectrum A Cappella

Opening for the NSO at DC's The Anthem

Photo of The Chromatics by Elisa Quintana Image credit: Elisa Quintana

Next Performance

Nov 21... Virtual: AstroFest at the Newark Museum of Art

The Chromatics hope all our fans and their families are staying safe and healthy!

More info about future performances

About Us

The Chromatics are a high-energy vocal band on a mission to delight audiences with a full spectrum of songs about science, technology, life, and their intersections. Creators of AstroCappella, and celebrating their 25th year together, The Chromatics bring a youthful exuberance to their fun-filled, colorful, and scientifically-accurate performances.

Sights & Sounds

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Dance of the Planets video

Performing at NASA is always fun! This video of us singing "Dance of the Planets" in the huge centrifuge brings back awesome memories.

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La La Land video

Our submission to NPR's Tiny Desk Contest of our dark take on the effects of television.

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AstroCappella 2.0 on iTunes

A dozen original songs on topics from our solar system to the most energetic events at the far reaches of the universe. Sky & Telescope called it "An astronomy class set to music" and Astronomy Today said "Lively, entertaining, and educational".

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Wassailicious on iTunes

Our most recent holiday CD, complete with original and traditional - and definitely non-traditional - holiday tunes. We call it "an unfiltered piquant melange of full-bodied holiday neo-classics." You'll call it fun and festive! Download it now for the holidays! See our dysfunctional holiday cover of "Pachebel's Tantrum" video - on this page.

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Mars video

Our song, "Come and Visit Mars" is a travelogue: find out what you need to visit and what it might be like! Animated by MICA instructor Matthew Smith, just for us.

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Noctilucent Cloud video

NASA produced this beautiful video about noctilucent clouds, set to our original song about these enigmatic clouds at the edge of our atmosphere.

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