School or Affiliation: Swarthmore/Bryn Mawr/Haverford
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA


Chaverim is a Tri-College, co-ed a cappella group with members from Swarthmore, Haverford, and Bryn Mawr Colleges. We sing songs from many countries, including traditional folk songs, rock and popular music, and original compositions. Our purpose is to bring music from many cultures and traditions to all three colleges, to interact with diverse cultural and musical groups at Swarthmore, Haverford and Bryn Mawr, and, most importantly, to sing. Chaverim is a unique group in that it fosters interaction among the three colleges and shares world musical culture with the tri-college community.

Chaverim rehearses twice a week, once at Swarthmore and once at either Haverford or Bryn Mawr. Each semester we perform at Swarthmore's a cappella Jamboree, at Bryn Mawr May Day, and at concerts for parents and prospective students at each of the three schools. Each semester we schedule one or two concerts of our own at Swarthmore, Haverford or Bryn Mawr with guest performance groups. We also book one or two concerts in the community at large.


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