Meet Mixed Company
Year: Branford 2021
Major: Getting Out Of My Parents Basement
Hometown: A lot of places, but currently Montreal, QC
Interests: Playwriting, acting, memes, playing dramatic songs on the kazoo, literary webseries (@Sofía), more memes, eating high quality food, writing (and rarely completing) novels, fangirling over MixedCo, did I mention memes?
Favorite Music: Anything from musical theatre to K-Pop to Beyonce. I like to listen to a wide range of styles :)
Fun Fact: I'm allergic to grass. I mean, that's not super fun but...still a fact.
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Rewatching Chicken Run while on tour and realizing that my childhood nightmares were entirely warranted. That film is horrifying.
Soprano 1 - Rush Manager '17-'18 - Webmaster '17-'18
Year: Saybrook 2020
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Bellevue, WA
Interests: Chocolate, Starbucks, and chocolate foods at Starbucks
Favorite Music: Too many artists...includes Odesza, Ariana Grande, Twenty One Pilots, Adele, Childish Gambino, Coldplay and The Weeknd
Fun Fact: Unofficially the shortest member of Mixed Co!
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Anytime we sing for kids or with kids or around kids
Mezzo/Alto 1 - Business Manager '17-'18 - Assistant Business Manager '16-'17 - Rush Manager '16-'17
Year: Pierson 2019
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Interests: Jazz music and the beach.
Favorite Music: Beachy stuff and jazz.
Fun Fact: I really like jazz music and the beach.
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Mixed Co singing jazz music to me on the beach.
Tenor 2 - Head Rush Manager '17-'18 - Webmaster '16-'18
Year: Pauli Murray 2019
Major: Psychology, Neuroscience Track
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Interests: Wasting time, making SpongeBob references, writing, Steven Universe, not fearing the future
Favorite Music: Hiatus Kaiyote, Amy Winehouse, Lianne La Havas, Beyoncé, Erykah Badu, Michael Jackson, Kierra Sheard, Sofía Campoamor, Mixed Company of Yale, Patti Labelle's 1996 rendition of "This Christmas"
Fun Fact: Sometimes, things that are expensive, are worse.
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Dabbing during "Lollipop," to the delight of many small children
Year: Silliman 2021
Major: Undecided, but potential Environmental Engineering Major (haha)
Hometown: Braintree, MA
Interests: Singing, dancing, acting, going on adventures, listening to people's stories, driving with no destination, getting dressed up with nowhere to go, trying out new voice parts ("hey, why's that girl singing with the boys?"), people watching from a distance, eating until I'm sick, spending time with family, and going to see affordable shows (ballin' on a budget).
Favorite Music: Ingrid Michaelson, Stromae, Lemaitre, Frank Sinatra, Beyonce, Darren Criss
Fun Fact: My parents have the same birthday (July 23rd, mark your calendars)! How lucky I am to only have to remember one birthday! Wait, my brother... when is my brother's...?
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Singing at dockapella and performing with the group was electrifying. I finally felt one with the group
Year: Ezra Stiles 2019
Major: East Asian Studies
Hometown: Albany, NY
Interests: Watching YouTube videos, cats, and getting swole
Favorite Music: Trap, 70's Music, nothing in between
Fun Fact: I can make a trumpet sound with(out) my mouth
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Being approached by smol doggo mid-solo
Tenor 1 - Solo Coach '17-'18 - Schticktator '17-'18 - Musical Director '16-'17
Year: Jonathan Edwards 2019
Major: Applied Physics
Hometown: Needham, MA
Interests: Food, Farming, and Television.
Favorite Music: Vulfpeck, Hiatus Kaiyote, Bernhoft, Jacob Collier.
Fun Fact: I can only count to six. What the heck come after six?
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Singing along to the musical stylings of Ethan Walmark on Fall Tour 2015.
Year: Ezra Stiles 2020
Major: Eb Major
Hometown: Marietta, Georgia
Interests: Playing card games and pianos
Favorite Music: Chopin, Prokofiev, Ennio Morricone
Fun Fact: I like to balance fruit on my head
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: From singing with the group for the first time at the callback audition to the last rehoi! and things in between
Year: Branford 2021
Major: Cognitive Science?
Hometown: San Mateo, California
Interests: Home, meditating, pulling out those spontaneous dance moves, napping, cheering too loudly at performances, cuddly hugs, whole foods (both the store and the concept), being outside in the sun, eating whole foods in the sun while cuddling with friends
Favorite music: Anything that's fun to sing in the shower. But especially Carole King, Norah Jones, Ella, Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Julie Andrews, Jack Johnson, Indigo Girls, Billy Joel, The Wailin' Jennys...
Fun fact: Two letters in my last name are silent
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: When T-T brought his date to our restaurant gig in Albany
Bass - Social Chair '17-'18
Year: Timothy Dwight 2019
Major: Depends who's asking
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Interests: Skimming, social justice, running way from problems, scamming, snapchat stories, SPORTS and self-destructive behavior.
Favorite Music: Tinashe, Kelly Rowland, Cynthia Erivo, any girl group ever
Fun Fact: Can hop on one leg
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Our deadpan freshbagel skit at family weekend concert
Year: Morse 2020
Major: Scrumble Studies
Hometown: Orrington, Maine
Interests: Being a meme, my leopard print fleece blanket, finding beauty & love in all that surrounds us, the shrimp cocktail platter at holiday parties
Favorite Music: Noname, Erykah Badu, Anderson .Paak, Kaytranada, Esperanza Spalding, Daymé Arocena, Thundercat, Lianne La Havas, Phony PPL, Buika, Punch Brothers, Lalah Hathaway, America, Hiatus Kaiyote, Courtney Barnett, Kwabs, John Daker
Fun Fact: Have eaten an entire two pound bag of Sour Patch Kids in a single sitting and probably will again
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: The love and acceptance and hugs of these people
Year: Davenport 2021
Major: Neuroscience or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (check back later)
Hometown: Riverside, California
Interests: Reading (shout out to Hemingway), watching/analyzing/appreciating sports and sports analytics, singing, Star Trek, creative writing, miniature schnauzers, the color orange, admiring the beautiful California sunset
Favorite Artists: Har Mar Superstar, Ruby Empress, Cage the Elephant, Jacob Collier, Vulfpeck, Hozier, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole
Fun Fact: Has been known to be a lamp in social settings
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Singing Irish Blessing for a dear friend
Year: Davenport 2018+1
Major: American Studies
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Interests: Movies, homemade pască, hot chocolate, places where people speak softly (i.e. libraries, cemeteries, kitchens at late hours), seamless socks, snail mail, stripes, sharing books, “breakfast" food, being outside, dancing outside, music-ing outside, eating outside, questioning/fearing everything (including the future)
Favorite Music: Bomba Estéreo, Vulfpeck, Blood Orange, Erykah Badu, Moses Sumney, Ezra Furman, FKA Twigs, Gil Scott-Heron, Mitski, Vasile Veselovschi, BROCKHAMPTON, Jens Lekman, Thundercat, Lianne La Havas, Sharon Van Etten
Fun Fact: This whole exercise in self-disclosure has been very anxiety-inducing, lol
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: moments of silly intimacy with special ppl
Year: Saybrook 2021
Major: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Hometown: Belmont, MA
Interests: Eating cereal, petting cats, and appreciating snow
Favorite Music: Frank Ocean, SZA, Alina Baraz, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Haley Reinhart, Childish Gambino, Bill Evans, and Sarah Vaughan. and Ocean Man by Ween
Fun Fact: Has seen 437 species of birds in the continental US
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: The long drives spent together
Alto 2 - Assistant Business Manager '17-'18 - Rush Manager '17-'18 - Fashionista '17-'18
Year: Grace Hopper 2020
Major: I thought they said I didn’t have to think about this yet?
Hometown: Malibu, CA
Interests: roller-skating, hiking, theatre, writing, low-budget romantic comedies, peaking in college
Favorite Music: Lake Street Dive, Esperanza Spalding, Adele, Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Sarah Vaughan, Debussy, Chopin
Fun Fact: I used to eat a lot of sand as a child
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Mixed Co re-enacting Tap Night rituals for me at Fall Retreat because I wasn’t on campus for Tap Night!
Alto 2 - Assistant Musical Director '17-'18 - Performance Director '17-'18
Year: Berkeley 2020
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota
Interests: Goofy dance moves, singing The Campfire Song Song, taking extreme close-up pictures of people's faces, math
Favorite Music: Ariana Grande, Rihanna, Late Night Alumni, Frank Ocean, G-Dragon, Chopin, William Singe
Fun Fact: I know a lot of world capitals
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Hysterically singing Hodja as an encore for tiny elementary school students
Soprano 2/Mezzo - Musical Director '17-'18 - Assistant Musical Director '16-'17 - Performance Director '16-'17
Year: Morse 2019
Major: How many unemployable majors does it take to make a living?
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Interests: Wearing hats, writing songs, & eating cheddar bunnies
Favorite Music: Sara Bareilles, Noah Gundersen, and Ingrid Michaelson
Fun Fact: Played both Aladdin and Jazmín in separate productions of Aladdin (the second one was bilingual).
Favorite Mixed Co Memory: Listening to Bloom by The Paper Kites with my tap class
Aaron McAleavey, Danny Keller, Dylan Young, G Laster, Haley Mitchell-Adams,
Jenny Nathans, Mary Petzke, Ohvia Muraleetharan, Tyler Harkness, Zak Kayal
2017: Aaron Troncoso, Charlie Bardey, Charlotte Smith, Dayrin Jones, Julia Carnes, Sarah Chapin
2016: Alyssa Miller, Lily Shoretz, Luke Johnson, Moriah Rahamim, Tom Stilwell
2015: Caroline Rouse, Joyce Shi, Sam Goldstein, Sonya Prasad, Tim Creavin
2014: Alexander Michaud, Anna Miller, Austin Haynesworth, David Blumenthal, Mary Bolt, McKay Nield, Sam Genecin, Sara Hendel
2013: Christopher Murray, David Martinez, Ian Graves, Jake Eliasberg, Kyle Clark, Maeve Ricaurte, Stephanie Brandon, Timmy Pham
2012: Chloe Sarbib, Daniel Spector, Elizabeth Dervan, Esther Hyun, Yael Zinkow