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The Georgetown University Phantoms are the first co-ed a cappella group of Georgetown University. They perform pop music and host the annual D.C. A cappella Festival - "DCAF." The group gets its name from a comment one of the Jesuit priests on campus made when hearing the original group caroling: "you seem to show up everywhere, like a bunch of Phantoms." A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. ... Georgetown University is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is both the oldest Roman Catholic and oldest Jesuit university in the United States, having been founded on January 23, 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Originally founded as a caroling group by Huey Jin-Soon in 1988, the group usually has about 18 members, split SATB (plus solo and vocal percussion). The Phantoms have performed for numerous Washington D.C. audiences and clients, including the Air Force (Andrews Air Force Base), the Kennedy Center, the US State Department, Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the White House, Cosmos Club, Platinum Club, Hot 99.5 pop radio station, and others. The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... North façade of the White House, seen from Pennsylvania Avenue. ...

Jordan Manekin is the director. Other members include: Milene Candelaresi, Lindsay Van Kirk, Michelle Hamilton, Danielle Villalovos, Holly Bryce, Jordan Manekin, Hisham Ibrahim, Sean Jin, Kevin Bender, Jon Littauer, Ramy Rahal, Gabriel Lebec, and John Tincoff.




  • Hmmm... Looks Like Moose Country (1994)
  1. Leave It - Yes
  2. Like A Prayer - Madonna
  3. The Devil Went Down to Georgia - The Charlie Daniels Band - MP3
  4. And So It Goes - Billy Joel
  5. Freedom - George Michael
  6. Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
  7. Time and Tide - Basia
  8. When Doves Cry - Prince
  9. Silver - Joe O'Brien
  10. Jeremy - Pearl Jam
  11. What's Up? - 4 Non-Blondes
  12. The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin
  13. Africa - Toto
  • Spank Your Eardrum (1997)
  1. Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
  2. Killing Me Softly - Fugees
  3. Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby
  4. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
  5. Kiss from a Rose - Seal
  6. I Want You Back - Jackson 5
  7. Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police
  8. Homeless - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  9. Come Undone - Duran Duran [LIVE]
  10. Why - Annie Lennox
  11. Dream On - Aerosmith
  12. Fields of Gold - Sting
  13. Pride [In the Name of Love] - U2
  • Phantoms On Ice (2000)
  1. Express Yourself - Madonna
  2. So Happy Together - The Turtles
  3. Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
  4. Waiting - The Bobs
  5. Book of Days/ Caribbean Blue - Enya
  6. Lullaby - Billy Joel
  7. POP Medley - Backstreet Boys/Britney Spears/Enrique Iglesias
  8. Drift Away - Dobie Gray
  9. Blood of Eden - Peter Gabriel
  10. Elsewhere - Sarah McLachlan
  11. Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
  • Bop It! (2003)
  1. Rio - Duran Duran
  2. Counting Blue Cars - Dishwalla
  3. Alone - Heart
  4. Gone - N'Sync
  5. Warning - Incubus
  6. I'm With You - Avril Lavigne
  7. Breathless -The Corrs
  8. Babylon - David Gray
  9. Abba Medley (Take a Chance, Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Super Trouper, The Winner Takes It All) - ABBA
  10. Here With Me - Dido
  11. Time of my Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  12. Smiling Face - James Taylor
  • The Best of Live 2003-2005 (2006)
  1. Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
  2. Foolish Games - Jewel
  3. Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
  4. Let Go - Frou Frou
  5. Gone - N'Sync
  6. Ace of Base Medley (All That She Wants, Don't Turn Around, The Sign, It's a Beautiful Life)
  7. Broken - Seether and Amy Lee
  8. Here With Me - Dido
  9. Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
  10. Dare You to Move - Switchfoot
  11. Say My Name - Destiny's Child
  12. Absolutely (Story of a Girl) - Nine Days
  13. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
  14. ClockScientist (Clocks / The Scientist) - Coldplay
  15. Fallen - Sarah McLachlan
  16. Africa - Toto
  • PHIVE (Unreleased - eta 2006)
  1. Dream On - Aerosmith
  2. Just A Girl - No Doubt
  3. Accidentally In Love - Counting Crews
  4. Foolish Games - Jewel
  5. Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
  6. Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield
  7. Desert Rose - Sting
  8. Bring Me To Life - Evanescence
  9. This Love - Maroon 5
  10. Walk Away - Christina Aguilera
  11. The Queen Medley (Another One Bites the Dust, Bicycle Race, Bohemian Rhapsody, Fat Bottomed Girls, I Want to Break Free, Under Pressure, We Are the Champions, We Will Rock You) - Queen
  12. Fallen (bonus live track) - Sarah McLachlan

Unreleased Songs

  1. The 21-song 90's Medley (The Right Stuff, Can't Touch This, I'm Too Sexy, Straight Up, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nothing Compares 2 U, Motown Philly, Ironic, Gangster's Paradise, Wanna Be My Lover, Mmmbop, My Heart Will Go On, Hold My Hand, I Will Always Love You, Macarena, Tubthumping, Waterfalls, Livin' La Vida Loca, Baby One More Time, Everybody, Oops I Did it Again) - Various Artists
  2. Addicted - Simple Plan
  3. Another Day in Paradise - Phil Collins
  4. Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
  5. Bring on the Rain - JoDee Messina
  6. Come On Over - Christina Aguilera
  7. Cry - Faith Hill
  8. The Disco Diva Medley (I Will Survive, Respect, Don't Leave Me This Way, Hot Stuff, Think, It's Raining Men, Ring My Bell, Last Dance) - Various Artists
  9. The Disney Medley (Circle of Life, One Jump Ahead Reprise, Reflection, Belle, Kiss the Girl, Can You Feel the Love Tonight, A Whole New World, Part of Your World, Hakuna Matata, Colors of the Wind, King of Pride Rock [Circle of Life Ending Reprise]) - Various Artists
  10. Easy Lover - Phil Collins
  11. Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
  12. Georgetown University Alma Mater - Robert Collier
  13. Georgetown University Fight Song
  14. Gloria - Laura Branigan
  15. Me and Julio - Paul Simon
  16. The Monsta Jamz medley - Various Artists
  17. Mr. Brightside - The Killers
  18. My Prerogative - Bobby Brown
  19. Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
  20. Ob La Di - The Beatles
  21. Return to Innocence - Enigma
  22. Someday (We'll Be Together) - Diana Ross
  23. Sunday Morning - No Doubt
  24. The Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
  25. Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Jack Norworth
  26. Used to Love U - John Legend
  27. Wanted (Dead or Alive) - Bon Jovi
  28. World of our Own - Westlife
  29. You Better You Bet - The Who

External links

  • Georgetown Phantoms - Official Website

Projects/bands that Phantoms alums have performed in

  • - Honor By August
  • - Drew Brody
  • - The Fabulous Entourage
  • - Smith Point

  Results from FactBites:
DC A Cappella Festival is the annual a cappella concert co-hosted by two of GU’s most charismatic a cappella groups: the Phantoms, GU’s first co-ed a cappella group, and the GraceNotes, GU’s first all-female a cappella group.
Both the GraceNotes and Phantoms debut newly arranged songs at the concert, which lends excitement and enthusiasm to the performances.
The concert is open to the public and continues to be an integral and exciting part of annual campus activities.
Georgetown University at AllExperts (2795 words)
Georgetown University offers undergraduate degrees in 48 different majors in the four undergraduate schools, as well as offering opportunities for students to design their own individualized courses of study.
The Georgetown Voice, founded in a split from the Hoya in 1969, is a weekly newsmagazine and The Georgetown Independentis a journal of news, commentary and the arts published monthly.
The Georgetown Chimes, the university's oldest (founded in 1946) and only all-male singing group, are renowned for their entertaining performance style, devotion to the group and university, and unique ethos.
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