Meet The People Behind the Mics!

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Jaeden Duarte — President

Bass & Beats

Where are you from? 
Toronto, ON

What do you study?
Economics

Your top five artists:
The Weeknd, Snarky Puppy, Bruno Mars, Tom Odell, Drake

Fun fact:
I played competitive soccer for ten years!

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Maiko Button — Musical Director

Alto

Where are you from? 
Born: Kyoto, Japan // Home: Long Sault, ON

What do you study?
Music Education–Jazz Voice

Your top five artists:
The Killers, Vince Guaraldi, Bruno Mars, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pentatonix

Fun fact:
When I was five years old, I wanted to be a bunny when I grew up. I'm still not sure if I've ever really grown out of that dream!

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Nicole Luongo — VP External

Mezzo

Where are you from? 
Madison, CT

What do you study?
Political Science and English, with a minor in International Development

Your top five artists:
Frank Ocean, Ingrid Michaelson, Khalid, The Script, John Bellion

Fun fact:
When I was five years old, I was in a dance company. During a performance, I was supposed to be in the back row with all of the other five year olds. Craving the spotlight, I pushed my way to the front alongside all of the seniors in high school!

 

Nic Belluk — VP Media

Tenor

Where are you from? 
Bowen Island, BC (20 minutes outside Vancouver)

What do you study?
Majoring in International Development and World Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Your top five artists:
Anderson .Paak, Lianne La Havas, Daniel Caesar, Vulfpeck, Paul Simon

Fun fact:
Back home, I own chickens, ducks and quail, and I'm pushing my mum to get an emu

Misha Makarious — VP Internal

Mezzo

Where are you from?
Cairo, Egypt

What do you study?
Economics

Your top five artists:
Ed Sheeran, Tori Kelly, Old Taylor Swift, Mashrou Leila, Broods

Fun fact:
I dove with dolphins

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Nikoo Sarraf — VP Finance

Soprano

Where are you from?
Clarksville, MD

What do you study?
Computer Science with a minor in Hispanic Studies

Your top five artists:
Norah Jones, Khalid, OLD Taylor Swift, Adele, Ed Sheeran

Fun fact:
I touched Taylor Swift's hand once!

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Louis Croquette — VP Tech

Bass

Where are you from?
Philadelphia, PA

What do you study?
Math and Physics

Your top five artists:
Parov Stellar, Dire Straights, Logic, Hoodie Allen, Deadmau5

Fun fact:
My thumbs are different sizes

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Olivia Di Poi

Alto

Where are you from?
Born: Buenos Aires, Argentina // Home: West Hartford, CT

What do you study?
Psychology, with minors in Behavioural Science and World Cinemas

Your top five artists:
Fleet Foxes, Kanye West, Green Day, The Smiths, Earth, Wind, & Fire

Fun fact:
My pupils are different sizes and doctors think I may have a permanent concussion

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Roger Hsu

Baritone

Where are you from?
Taipei, Taiwan

What do you study?
Don't know yet!

Your top five artists:
Beyonce, Martha Argerich, Lady Gaga, Queen, U2

Fun fact:
I cannot eat chicken... I got bezerk if you make me eat it!

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Sydney Stevenson

Mezzo

Where are you from?
Aurora, ON

What do you study?
Political Science and International Relations

Your top five artists:
Ed Sheeran, Adele, Bob Dylan, The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons

Fun fact:
My nickname is "Sydsajammin"

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Matthew Scott

Baritone & Beats

Where are you from?
Montréal, QC

What do you study?
Mathematics and Physics

Your top five artists:
Rodriguez, Gorillaz, System of a Down, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cat Empire

Fun fact:
I am a foosball master

 
 

Alumni

Sopranos & Mezzos
Emma Rose ‘18, Carol Mak ‘17, Nicole Arrage ‘17, Bella Mello ‘17, Grace Wiebe ‘16, Militza Boljevic ‘16, Giulietta Fiore ‘15, Sarah Klein ‘15, Chelsea Wellman ‘14, Renee Drezner ‘13, Kate Schauer ‘12, Talya Rozenburg ‘12, Renee Masse ‘12, Monique Evans ‘12, Sarah Penny ‘11, Caroline Calaway ‘11, Klea Armstrong, Bonnie de Bruijn, Dominique Pipher, Meg Snell, Katie Schaan, Karen Schlatter, Gabrielle Ravioli, Ellen Hong, Anna Hubbard, Mabel Fulford, Chloe Ellington

Altos
Aubreylyn Zazyczny ‘18, Mimi Klein ‘17, Wendy Yushi Wang ‘17, Tanja Nachtigall ‘15, Molly O’Rourke-Friel ‘15, Eleanore Catenaro ‘14, Hanna Strub ‘11, Xiaoyang Luo ‘11, Jessica Krohner ‘10, Maya Foley ‘10, Susan Krashinsky, Hadiya Roderique, Erica Tso, Sahra Ucar, Kira Costanza, Rosemary Froehlich, Anita Hibbert, Sam Rosenfield, Liza Hoos, Zoe Speed, Kate Whysner, Laila Matar, Mariel Capanna

Tenor
Ed Allore ‘18, Ian Richardson ‘17, Logan Hall ‘16, Olivier Benoît ‘16, Kevin Ah-Sen ‘14, Isabella Mancini ‘13, Sean Hardin ‘13, Daniel Alacoque ‘12, JJ Kauffman ‘10, Ben Maimin ‘10, Brody Brown, Justin Kisch, Mike Libis, Mike Moffat, Micah Shapiro, Josh Ivany, Grant Minkhorst, Seth Clohosey, Matthew Lee

Baritones, Basses & Beats
Omar El-Sharawy ‘18, Hunter Lyons ‘17, Dushan Tripp ‘17, Wes Dunham ‘17, Sebastien Brousse ‘16, Christopher Stevens-Brown ‘15, Alex Gershanov ‘15, Ted Littlemore ‘13, Greg Link ‘13, Mike Garrison ‘13, Lucas Kruitwagen ‘12, Alex Aippersbach ‘11, Joel Burford ‘10, Jake Kuster, Sacha Medine, Khanh Nguyen, Kurt Sampson, Stuart Wershof, Anton Lim, Marco Taucer, Johnny Coull, Vincent Berardinucci, Jonathan Kanevsky, Walter Woodard