Who are we?
Mezumenet is the University of Maryland's women's Jewish a cappella group.
How did we begin?
Mezumenet was founded in December 2008 by four young women who studied (and sang) in Israel together. When they came to UMD, they wanted to continue singing together while also providing a family for women with a shared passion for singing and Jewish culture.
What do we sing?
Our repertoire includes traditional Jewish melodies, current Israeli pop, and contemporary radio hits, all rounded out by our unique Mezumenet parodies.
Where do we perform?
We compete regularly in Kol HaOlam, a collegiate Jewish a cappella competition in Washington, D.C., where we placed second and third in 2019 and 2020. We also took home the award for Best Arrangement at the competition in 2019 for our arrangement of Eshet Chayil.
In addition, we have frequent gigs on campus and bar/bat mitzvahs and have performed at the University of Delaware, Rutgers University, and synagogues/JCCs throughout the East Coast. We also have performed at the Jewish A Cappella Festival (JAF) in New York City and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) convention in Washington, D.C.
If you would like Mezumenet to perform at your event, please contact us!
Where can you hear our music?
In August 2020, Mezumenet released its fifth studio album, Imperium! It is available on all streaming platforms, and physical copies will be available soon!
Physical copies for our second-most recent CD, So Mezterday can be purchased by request via email for $15.
We also have a YouTube channel with videos from almost all of our concerts and competitions.
Scroll over to our music to hear some samples of our repertoire and get linked to our Spotify, iTunes, and YouTube!