The Chromatics

Full Spectrum A Cappella

It's our 25th year!

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Here's a look back through our history in music and in photos.

Next Performance

Jul 20... Kennedy Center Millennium Stage - Washington, DC

Oct 17-19... Huntsville, Alabama

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.
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Sights & Sounds

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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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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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Pachelbel's Tantrum video

One of our favorite dysfunctional holiday tunes! We cover this Therapy Sisters version of the classic you will never think of the same way again.


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