Members!

Group 2013-2014

The members in Tonal Ecstasy are constantly changing, as our members graduate every year. We host auditions at the beginning of each academic year, where hundreds of potentials attend, to find the right voices that would fit our group. Be sure to check our updates to find out more about auditions.

You can also have a look at our ALUMNI page by clicking HERE! The success of Tonal Ecstasy is all thanks to the dedication, support, and leadership of our alumni!

Sopranos

Sarah

* Sarah Klein ’15

Where are you from? Los Angeles, CA

What do you study?  Double major in Political Science & Drama/Theatre & minor in Management

Your Top 5 artists at the moment:  Babaganoush, Triver Waters, Amy McLeod, Ja Roots, Balkan Beat Box

Fun fact: I have a SERIOUS smoothie addiction. Pretty dangerous (for my wallet.) Next up: kombucha. And potentially microbrewing, we’ll see which one requires cheaper equipment.

 

Bella

Bella Mello ’17 (VP Media)

Where are you from? San Francisco, CA

What do you study?  Art History & minors in French Language and Management

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Beyonce, Prince, Joni Mitchell, Justin Timberlake, Lauryn Hill

Fun fact: I’m obsessed with collecting vegan recipes… even though I’m not a vegan!

Nicknames: Bell, Bellz, Hell’s Bells, BellAH, Bella MelloBuble

 

Mezzos

Giulietta

* Giulietta Fiore ’15 (President)

Where are you from? West Chester, PA

What do you study?  Classics and Archeology & a minor in Music

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Eric Whitacre (Composer whatevs!), Norah Jones, Department of Eagles, PFunk, Gorillaz

Fun fact: I collect antique salt and pepper shakers!

Nicknames: Geeg, Giulz, Giug, Gigizzlit, Geegala

 

Grace

Grace Wiebe ’16

Where are you from? Windsor, ON

What do you study?  Anatomy & Cell Biology

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Ella Fitzgerald, Royal Canoe, Chicago, Blitzen Trapper, Jacqueline du Pré

Fun fact: I constantly crave poutine.

Nicknames: Grace Kelly

 

Altos

Tanja

* Tanja Nachtigall ’15

Where are you from? Winnipeg, MB

What do you study?  Psychology & Music

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Nick Drake, Fitz and the Tantrums, Nnenna Freelon, Cyrille Aimee, Allen Stone

Fun fact: I speak hella German!

Nicknames: Tan Tan

 

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* Molly O’Rourke-Friel ’15

Where are you from? Still Silver, MA

What do you study? Philosophy & minor in Sexual Diversity Studies

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Lake Street Dive, First Aid Kit, Hozier, Laura Mvula, Vampire Weekend

Fun fact: I’m a huge Shakespeare nerd… As in I went to Shakespeare camp in high school!

Nicknames: Mollicious

 

Wendy

Wendy Yushi Wang ’17

Where are you from? Winnipeg, MB

What do you study? Anatomy and Cell Biology & minor in Psychology

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, Justin Timberlake, Lee Hi, and BoA.

Fun fact: I really enjoy learning to make new kinds of espresso drinks and mastering latte-arts. I also have over 60 kinds of tea in my tea collection, from all over the world!

Nicknames: Wend-eh, Blendy Wendy, Wendella

 

Tenors

Ian

* Ian Richardson ’17

Where are you from? Madison, CT

What do you study?  Accounting & Computer Science

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Dave Matthews Band, Coldplay, Steely Dan, Delorean, Cherub

Fun fact: Testudinal means pertaining to or resembling a tortoise or tortoise shell.
Fun fact 2: Most American car horns beep in the tone of F.

Nicknames: Yan

 

Logan

Logan Payson Hall ’17

Where are you from? Charlottesville, VA

What do you study?  Political Science & double minor in Sociology & Sexual Diversity Studies

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Drake, Santigold, Kid Cudi, Matt and Kim, and Frank Ocean

Fun fact: When I was 8, at my private country day school, I sang a soprano 1 solo of “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head.”

Nicknames: Logan (in an Australian accent,) Lo-lo

 

Ed

* Edward Allore ’16

Where are you from? Montréal, QC

What do you study?  Mechanical Engineering

Your Top 5 artists at the moment:  Bob Dylan, The Band, The Beatles, Queen, Supertramp

Fun fact: When I was 8 I auditioned and got selected to sing the theme song for a kids TV show. I made like fifteen hundred bucks, which is pretty sweet for an 8 year old… Too bad my parents put it all in my university fund…
 

Baritones

Chris

* Christopher Stevens-Brown ’15 (Musical Director)

Where are you from? Chapel Hill, NC

What do you study?  Classical Voice Performance and minor in Marketing

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Two Door Cinema Club, T Swifty, Chromeo, Thin Lizzy, Flume

Fun fact: I like working on cars and motorcycles in my free time!

Nicknames: Chrit, Chritopher, Wiggly

 

Wes

Hunter Noble Lions ’18 (VP Tech)

Where are you from? Boston, MA

What do you study?  Saxophone Performance & minor in International Development Studies

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughn, Eva Cassidy, Flume, and Emmylou Harris

Fun fact: I’m an aficionado in (and a big fan of!) Alpine, Swiss, and Country yodeling.

Nicknames: Hunner, Hunty

 

Wes

Wes Dunham ’18 (VP Internal)

Where are you from? North Attleborough, MA

What do you study?  Economics

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: X Ambassadors, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mumford & Sons, Dia Frampton, Florence & The Machine

Fun fact: My first CD was Aaron Carter’s “Another Earthquake”

Nicknames: Wes-leh, West-ley

 

Basses & Beats

Alex

* Alex Gershanov ’15 

Where are you from? Boston, MA

What do you study?  Chemical Engineering

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: LOL! I like music!

Fun fact: I bang on buckets and pans on the street for a living.

Nicknames: Gersh

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Dewy

* Dewy Tripp ’16 (VP Finance)

Where are you from? Victoria, BC

What do you study?  History

Your Top 5 artists at the moment:  BB king, Ray Charles, Biggie Smalls, Royal Canoe, The Police

Fun fact: My older brother is an astronaut!

Nicknames: Dewbs, Shmoobs, Dew-bot, Shmoo-bot, NanaDew

 

Sebastien

Sebastien Lokmer Brousse ’17

Where are you from? Paris, France

What do you study?  Psychology & Economics & minor in German

Your Top 5 artists at the moment: Jack Johnson, Sean Paul, Kassav, Milky Chance, The Strokes

Fun fact: I used to sing higher than most girls at my school until my voice literally dropped down to bass level from a day to another!

Nicknames: Seb, Sebby