Alumni

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Angie Estevez Prada

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2017
Major: ILR
Hometown: Sanford, NC
Leadership:
2014 Publicity Chair
2014 Pep Band Fundraising Chair
2014 Rank Leader (&)
Favorite Concert Song: Paradise City
Favorite Quote: "We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. " -Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Martinson

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2017
Major: History
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Leadership:
2016 Pep Band Manager
2014,2015 Rank Leader (&)
Favorite Concert Song: Dr. Worm or Pinball Wizard
Favorite Quote: "A learning experience is one of those things that say, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' " -Douglas Adams

Sarah Palmer

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2017
Hometown: Maine
Leadership:
2014 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Pressure
Favorite Quote: "The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you." -David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Jamie Peterson

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2017

Jeanne Powell

Soprano Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2017
Major: Biology
Hometown: Valley Stream, NY
Leadership:
2014 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "All sorrows are less with bread" -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Serge Preciado

Alto Sax- Rank &
Year: 2017
Major: Biological Sciences- Molecular and Cell
Hometown: McAllen, TX
Leadership:
2016 Drum Major
2015 Section Leader
2014-15 Rank Leader (#)
Favorite Concert Song: Firebird
Favorite Quote: "You will truly serve only what you love, because...service is love made visible. If you love friends, you will serve your friends. If you love community, you will serve your community. If you love money, you will serve your money. And if you love only yourself, you will serve only yourself, and you will have only yourself." -Stephen Colbert
What About Now? formerly J

Lona Sharpstene

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2017

Benjamin "Bean Sniper" Siper

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2017
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Newburgh, NY
Leadership:
2015 Section Leader
2014 Rank Leader (J)
Favorite Concert Song: Paradise City
Favorite Quote: "Besides, being lost is never a matter of not knowing where you are; it's a matter of not knowing where you aren't- and I don't care at all about where I'm not." -Alec from The Phantom Tollbooth

Steve Slaughter

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2017
Major: Engineering
Hometown: Mundelein, IL
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
Favorite Quote: "Ay yo Adrian..." -Rocky Balboa

Amanda Williams

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2017
Major: CAPS (China and Asia Pacific Studies)
Hometown: Corning, NY
Leadership:
2014 Pep Band Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Sweet Child O' Mine
Favorite Quote: "Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated " -Confucius 

Kelly Yu

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2017
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Rochester Hill, MI
Favorite Concert Song: The Hand that Feeds
Favorite Quote: "Think, think, think" -Winnie the Pooh

Blake Dauphinais

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2016
Major: Linguistics
Hometown: White River Junction, VT
Leadership:
2013-2015 Rank Leader ($)
Favorite Concert Song: One Day More
Favorite Quote: "Now I'm leaving my worries behind / feel the freedom of body and mind" -Stratovarius, Hunting High and Low

Jesse Garcia

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2016
Major: Chemical Engineering
Leadership:
2013, 2015 Rank Leader ($)
2014 Rank Leader (J)

David Li

Tenor Sax- Rank J
Year: 2016
Major: Mechanical Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Lynbrook, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Welcome to the Black Parade

Carolyn Maskin

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2016
Major: Biology- Genetics, Genomics, and Development
Hometown: Westwood, NJ
Leadership:
2013 Fundraising Chair
2014 Rank Leader (L)
2014 Section Leader
2015 Social Chair
Favorite Concert Song: Conquistador
Favorite Quote: "If you don't watch it people will force you one way or the other, into doing what they think you should do, or into just being mule-stubborn and doing the opposite out of spite. " -Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Erin Mathios

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2016

Sam McCoy

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2016
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Vero Beach, FL
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. " -Leonardo da Vinci

Natalie O'Toole

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2016
Major: Human Biology, Health, and Society
Hometown: Havertown, PA
Leadership:
2013-2014 Equipment Chair
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
Favorite Quote: "Yo! You see this gun? You see this badge? You see this gooey, white saccus membranous 'round my personhood? Well, you dealin' with a white blood cell, here!" -Osmosis Jones

Courtney Stokes

Tenor Sax- Rank #
Year: Ph.D Student
Major: Soil and Crop Science
Hometown: Leesburg, FL
Leadership:
2012-2013 Rank Leader (J)
2013-2014 Pep Band Librarian
2014 Rank Leader (#)
Favorite Concert Song: Welcome to the Black Parade, Obvious Child
Favorite Quote: "If you don't improve you slip inevitably backward. Or you hammer--hammer--hammer--on the same spot.  And you become the same old thing doing the same old thing. " -Katharine Hepburn

Annalee Tweitmann

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2016
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Hometown: Jackson, NJ
Leadership:
2013-2015 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "Do small things with great love. "

Nick Webb

Alto Sax- Rank #
Year: 2016
Major: ILR
Hometown: Moorseville, NC
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
Favorite Quote: "If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out. " -, Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young

Megan Carpenter

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2015
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Westerville, OH
Favorite Concert Song: Don't Stop Me Now
Favorite Quote: "Colorless green ideas sleep furiously" -Neil Gaiman

Jerry Chien

Alto Sax- Rank #
Year: 2015
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard, Carry on Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy, and ideas are bulletproof. " -V for Vendetta

Chris Harvey

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2015
Major: Economics and Government
Hometown: Blairstown, NJ
Leadership:
2012 Head Field Manager
Favorite Concert Song: Firebird
Favorite Quote: "Extraordinary people are ordinary people with an extraordinary amount of determination. " -Ted Helk
What About Now? Biology Teacher in Cleveland, OH

Paul Jackson

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2015
Major: Electrical/Computer Engineering
Hometown: Holmdel, NJ
Leadership:
2012-2014 Rank Leader ($)
2013 Pep Band Treasurer
2014 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Don't Stop Me Now
Favorite Quote: "Don't believe in the you who believes in me. Don't believe in the me who believes in you. Believe in the you who believes in yourself! " -Kamina

Isaac Kruger

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2015
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Rockville, MD
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "The universe is shaped exactly like the Earth, if you go straight long enough you'll end up where you were. " -Isaac Brock

Anita Mbogoni

Alto Sax- Rank E (Because Clarinet)
Year: 2015
Major: Biology and Society
Hometown: Queens, NY
Leadership:
Spring 2015 Pep Band Conductor
Fall 2014 Pep Band Conductor
2013 Clarinet Section Leader
2013 Alumni Relations Chair
2012 Secretary
Favorite Concert Song: Espana
Favorite Quote: "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on." -Sheryl Sandberg

Tyler Williams

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2015
Major: Fine Arts & Information Science
Hometown: Punta Gorda, FL
Favorite Concert Song: Conquistador
Favorite Quote: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. " -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Steven Albanese

Alto, Tenor Sax
Year: 2014
Major: Biology (Cell and Molecular)
Hometown: Wayne, NJ
Leadership:
2011 Publicity Chair
2011 Pep Band Treasurer
2012 Marching Band Treasurer
Fall 2012 Pep Band Conductor
2012 Rank Leader (L)
2013 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: One Day More
Favorite Quote: "Rock out like this was the last weekend, these were the last words, like you don't ever want to forget how " -Anis Mojgani

Chelsea Angel

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2014
Major: Biopsychology
Hometown: Portage, MI
Leadership:
2010 Class Representative
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al, Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "You can't rush perfection"

Julien Armstrong

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2014
Major: History, Government, minor in French
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Favorite Concert Song: Rockford Files
Favorite Quote: "Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. " -Napoleon Bonaparte

William Blessing

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2014
Major: Biological Engineering

Iona Brockie

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2014, MEng 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Wolcott, CT
Leadership:
2010 Class Representative
2011 Rank Leader (J)
2012 Historian
2013 Rank Leader (L)
2013 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
Favorite Quote: "The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time. " -T.S. Elliot

Tom Eldredge

Baritone Sax- Rank &
Year: 2014
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Vernon, NY

Joey Fagnilli

Alto Sax- Ranks J and L(izard)
Year: 2014
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Lakewood, OH
Favorite Concert Song: The Hand That Feeds, Welcome to the Black Parade, Carry on Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend." -Albert Camus

Abby Golub

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2014
Major: Anthropology
Hometown: Burlington, VT
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
Favorite Quote: "Doughn't baguette to bring a towel "

Ethan Green

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2014
Major: Biological Sciences (Pre-Med)
Hometown: New Fairfield, CT
Leadership:
2011 Rank Leader ($)
2011-2012 Equipment Chair
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. " -Calvin & Hobbes

Duncan Hall

Alto Sax- Ranks & and J
Year: 2014
Major: Hotel Administration, Information Science Minor
Hometown: Mendham, NJ
Leadership:
2011 Head Field Manager
Spring 2013 Pep Band Conductor
2013 Rank Leader (J)
Favorite Concert Song: Firebird
Favorite Quote: "Be a fool!" -Ed Helms at 2014 Convocation

Shelby Hulett

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2014, MEng 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: White Oak, TX
Leadership:
2011 Librarian
2011-2012 Rank Leader (&)
2013 Head Manager
Favorite Concert Song: Power
Favorite Quote: "I'll bring home the turkey if you bring home the bacon. " -Rivers Cuomo of Weezer

Monica Jacobs

Tenor Sax- Ranks L, #, &
Year: 2014, MEng 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering, Information Science Minor, Systems Engineering (MEng)
Hometown: Swarthmore, PA
Leadership:
2012-2013 Pep Band Webmaster
2012- Sax Webmaster
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
Favorite Quote: "If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative. " -Woody Allen

Christian Nguyen

Alto Sax- Ranks J, &
Year: 2014
Major: Physics
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Leadership:
2011-2012 Rank Leader (J)
2013 Rank Leader (&)
2013 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
Favorite Quote: "This cosmic dance of bursting decadence and witheld permissions twists all our arms collectively. But, if sweetness can win, and it can, then i'll still be here tomorrow to high-five you yesterday, my friend Peace." -The Old Tart Totter

Miles Pedrone

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2014
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Webster, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Conquistador
Favorite Quote: "Battlecruiser operational " -Cattlebruiser

Max Tinati

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2014
Leadership:
2013 Rank Leader (&)

Anna Wideska

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2014, Meng 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Lloyd Harbor, NY
Leadership:
2011 Librarian
2011-2014 Rank Leader (L)
Fall 2013 Pep Band Conductor
Favorite Concert Song: Wicked Medley
Favorite Quote: "Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have." -Ronald Reagan

Mike Basedow

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2013
Major: Plant Science, concentration in Plant Biology
Hometown: Hawthorne, NJ
Leadership:
2011 Class Representative
2012 Rank Leader (&)
2012 Section Leader
Favorite Quote: "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. " -Thoreau, On Walden Pond

Kate Eldredge

Tenor Sax- Ranks & and #
Year: 2013
Major: English
Hometown: Vernon, NY
Leadership:
2010-2012 Rank Leader (#)
2011 Social Chair
2012 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son, Don't Stop Me Now, Future Love Paradise
Favorite Quote: "I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better. " - A. J. Liebling

Jen Gass

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2013
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Hopewell Jct, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Doctor Worm
Favorite Quote: "There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. " -Albert Einstein

Cameron Glass

Alto Sax- Ranks # and $
Year: 2013, MEng 2014
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: White Plains, NY
Leadership:
2010 Pep Band Historian
2010-2011 Rank Leader (#)
2010-2012 Equipment Chair
2011 Section Leader
2012 Rank Leader ($)
Fall 2012 Pep Band Conductor
2012 Class Representative
Favorite Concert Song: Future Love Paradise
Favorite Quote: "Sssshhhhhh I'm hiding. I am a spy " -Iona Brockie

Jen Goforth

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2013
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Leadership:
2010 Uniform Chair
2011-2012 Head Manager
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Imitation is suicide" -Emerson

Erica Holmes

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2013
Major: Hospitality Administration
Hometown: Langdon, NH
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
Favorite Quote: "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. " -Dr. Seuss

Michael Thomsen

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2013
Major: Biology
Hometown: Springboro, OH
Favorite Quote: "As a human being, one has been endowed with just enough intelligence to be able too see clearly just how utterly inadequate that intelligence is. " -Albert Einstein

Dustin Tiedemann

Alto Sax- Rank #
Year: 2013
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
Favorite Quote: "INPUT" -Short Circuit 2

Ryan Westover

Baritone Sax- Rank &
Year: 2013
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Stoughton, MA
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "If there is no God, everything is permitted. " -Fyodor Dostoevsky

Garrett Biedermann

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2012
Major: Music, English, minor in German
Hometown: Baldwinsville, NY
Leadership:
2010 Rank Leader (J)
Favorite Concert Song: Jesus Christ Superstar
Favorite Quote: "The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. " -William Shakespeare

Carolyn Braun

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2012
Major: Dairy Science, Applied Economics & Management
Hometown: Cambridge, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Doctor Worm

Kristin Burr

Alto Sax- Ranks L(izard) and #
Year: 2012
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Thomaston, CT
Favorite Concert Song: Doctor Worm
Favorite Quote: "Talkin' 'bout guns like I ain't got none. What you think I sold 'em all? " -Theodore Roosevelt

Dan Charen

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2012
Major: Biology (Pre-Med)
Hometown: Warren, NJ
Leadership:
2009 Pep Band Secretary
2009-2011 Rank Leader ($)
2010 Pep Band Treasurer
2011 Pep Band Manager
Favorite Concert Song: Gary Glitter
Favorite Quote: "If there's a fork in the road, take it. " -Yogi Berra

Alanna Durkin

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2012
Major: Biological Sciences, concentrating in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and particularly interested in Marine Biology
Hometown: Pottsville, PA
Leadership:
2009 Equipment Chair
2009, 2011 Rank Leader (&)
2010 Show Committee Chair
Fall 2010 Pep Band Conductor
Favorite Quote: "You've gotta take life by the lips and YANK as hard as you can! " -Weird Al Yankovic

Matt Olonoff

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2012
Major: Economics
Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
Leadership:
2010-2011 Rank Leader ($)
2011 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "It's a big ball of wibbly, wobbly, timey, wimey stuff " -The Doctor - Doctor Who

Kate Perkins

Alto Sax- Ranks J, #
Year: 2012
Major: Psychology, Government (pre-law), double minor in Spanish and Law & Society
Hometown: Dryden, NY
Leadership:
2009 Rank Leader (J)
Favorite Concert Song: Jungle Love
Favorite Quote: "The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. "

Michael "Pickles" Tomaine

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2012
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Doylestown, OH
Favorite Concert Song: Jungle Love

Mike Zhu

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2012
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Johnston, RI
Favorite Concert Song: Karn Evil 9
Favorite Quote: "Ideas on Earth were badges of friendship or enmity. Their content did not matter. Friends agreed with friends, in order to express friendliness. Enemies disagreed with enemies, in order to express enmity. " -Kurt Vonnegut

Katie Zimmerman

Alto Sax- Ranks L(izard), $
Year: 2012
Major: Government and International Relations
Hometown: Andover, MA
Leadership:
2009-2011 Rank Leader (L,$)
2009-2011 Pep Band Librarian
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. " -William Shakespeare

Michael Brancato

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2011, MEng 2012
Major: Environmental Engineering, minor in Science of Earth Systems, Chemical Engineering (MEng)
Hometown: Irvington, NY
Leadership:
2008 Librarian
2008-2010 Rank Leader (&)
2008-2011 Sax Webmaster
2009-2010 Marching Band Webmaster
2010 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Jesus Christ Superstar, Doctor Worm, Power, Evening Song
Favorite Quote: "DAMMIT PICKLES" -Drew Seery

Mark Broomfield

Alto Sax- Rank $
Year: 2011, Meng 2012
Major: Information Science, Computer Science (Meng)
Hometown: Dix Hills, NY
Leadership:
2010 Pep Band Webmaster
Favorite Concert Song: The Time Warp, Free Bird (pep band)
Favorite Quote: "There is no order in the world around us, we must adapt ourselves to the requirements of chaos instead. It is hard to adapt to chaos, but it can be done. I am living proof of that: It can be done." -Kurt Vonnegut -Breakfast of Champions

Alex Lazar

Alto Sax- Ranks & and #
Year: 2011, MEng 2012
Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ
Favorite Concert Song: Jungle Love

Jordan Meltzer

Alto Sax
Year: 2011
Major: Applied Economics and Management, minor in Information Science
Hometown: Roslyn, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "Celebrate we will, 'cause life is short but sweet for certain "

Joe Montanino

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2011, MEng 2012
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Colonie, NY
Leadership:
2008-2010 Rank Leader (J)
2008 Publicity Chair
2009 Section Leader
Favorite Quote: "I will do a lot to get laid, but I'm not going to New Jersey! " -Ted Mosby - How I Met Your Mother

Elise Newman

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2011
Major: Biology and Society (Environmental and Wildlife Conservation)
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Leadership:
2009 Fundraising Chair
2009-2010 Rank Leader (L)
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
Favorite Quote: "fight " -Eleanor Roosevelt

Stephanie Richmond

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2011, MEng 2012
Major: Civil Engineering
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Leadership:
2007 Class Representative
2008-2009 Rank Leader (L)
2008 Secretary
2009 Section Leader
2010 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: Firebird
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. " -Dr. Seuss

Evan Walsh

Baritone Sax- Rank &
Year: 2011
Major: Applied and Engineering Physics
Hometown: Burnt Hills, NY
Leadership:
2008 Librarian
2008, 2010 Rank Leader (&)
2010 Class Representative
2010 Section Leader
Spring 2011 Pep Band Conductor
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes, Call Me Al
Favorite Quote: "If one has no forefinger, he has four fingers "

Christian Madera

Alto Sax- Rank J
Year: 2010
Major: Film, Philosophy
Hometown: New Hyde Park, Long Island
Leadership:
2008 Rank Leader (J)
2008 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything, Hazy Shade of Winter
Favorite Quote: "There is no right way, no pure way, of doing it. There's just doing it...It's all just what you're bringing when the lights go down. " -Bruce Springsteen, regarding music and art in general

Lauren Maistros

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2010
Major: Biological Sciences, minor in French
Hometown: Westborough, MA
Leadership:
2008 Fundraising Chair
2009 Treasurer
Favorite Concert Song: Shenandoah
Favorite Quote: "Sucks to your asthmar. " -Lord of the Flies

Mary Jo Austin

Alto Sax- Ranks $, L, &
Year: 2009
Major: Policy Analysis and Management (health option), concentration in Law and Society
Hometown: Cassadaga, NY
Leadership:
2006-2008 Rank Leader (&, L, $)
2006 Uniform Chair
2007 Secretary
2008 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Karn Evil 9
Favorite Quote: "Never let go of hope. One day you will see that it all has finally come together. What you have always wished for has finally come to be. You will look back and laugh at what has passed and you will ask yourself... 'How did I get through all of that?' " -The Wonder Years

"Scottish" Michael Bowes

Alto Sax
Year: 2011 (Cornell Law)
Leadership:
2008 Announcer

Rebecca Costello

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2009
Major: Applied Economics and Management (specializations in accounting and strategy) and a concentration in French studies
Hometown: Brewster, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Throwdown and Obvious Child

Meghan Giles

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2009
Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hometown: Dalton, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Everybody's Everything
Favorite Quote: "If it comes easy, if it doesn't require extraordinary effort, you're not pushing hard enough: It's supposed to hurt like hell. " -Dean Karnazes

Aaron Stehura

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2009
Major: 2008 Rank Leader (L)

Matt Caulfield

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2008
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Wyckhoff, NY
Leadership:
2005 Marching Band Treasurer
2005 Rank Leader (L)
2006 Show Committee
2007 Drum Major
Treasurer of the Big Red Bands Alumni Association
Favorite Concert Song: Jesus Christ Superstar
Favorite Quote: "I'd like to do more than survive. I'd like to rub it in your face. "

Anwar Petty

Alto Sax
Year: 2008
Major: Hotel Administration
Hometown: Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Kings County, New York

Andy Poshadel

Alto Sax
Year: 2008
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Goshen, NY
Leadership:
2005 Marching and Pep Band Equipment Chairs
2005 Rank Leader (&)
2006 Show Committee
2007 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al

Eric Rittmeyer

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2008
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Hometown: Byron, NY
Leadership:
2005 Rank Leader (&)
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard, Carry on Wayward Son, Doctor Worm, Obvious Child
Favorite Quote: "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. " -Theodosius Dobzhansky
What About Now? Currently a grad student at LSU studying Systematics and Evolution of reptiles and amphibians in Melanesia.

Jacqui Wertheim

Soprano Sax- Rank &
Year: 2008
Major: Physics
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al

Courtney Alexander

Alto Sax
Year: 2007
Major: Science of Earth Systems with a concentration in Ocean Sciences
Hometown: East Greenbush, NY
Leadership:
2005 Uniform Chair
Favorite Concert Song: September, Carry on Wayward Son, Pinball Wizard

Andrew Coffin

Tenor Sax
Year: 2007
Major: Plant Science, concentrating in Horticulture
Hometown: Hartland, ME
Leadership:
2004 Rank Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard, or maybe Carry On Wayward Son
Sax Cheer: Bagpipes
Favorite Quote: "And I know what I have to do now. I have to keep breathing, because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring? "

Ted Hammond

Alto Sax
Year: 2007, Meng 2008
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Winchester, MA
Leadership:
2004-2004 Rank Leader
2005-2006 Section Leader
Spring 2007 Pep Band Conductor
Original Sax Webmaster
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
What About Now? Working for GE Aviation near Boston

Matt Harsin

Alto Sax
Year: 2007
Major: Industrial and Labor Relations with a concentration in Human Resource Management
Hometown: Independence, KS
Leadership:
2005-2005 Rank Leader
2005 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
Favorite Quote: "Life is like topography. There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring routine, and valleys of frustration and failure. " -Calvin & Hobbes

Daniel Kerr

Baritone Sax
Year: 2007
Hometown: Staten Island, NY

Felix Moser

Tenor Sax
Year: 2007
Major: Biology
Hometown: Wichita Falls, TX
Leadership:
2004 Rank Leader
2005 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "um... the laws of probability dictate that someday our football team will win... lol, nah!"

Dana Muir-Preston

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2007 (BS), 2008 (MPS), 2012 (DVM)
Major: Animal Science (pre-Vet)
Hometown: East Greenbush, NY
Leadership:
2005 and 2006 Secretary
Favorite Concert Song: Carry On Wayward Son
Favorite Quote: "Be kind, because everyone is fighting their own invisible"
What About Now? I graduated from Cornell for the third and final time in 2012 as a doctor of veterinary medicine and I am now a general practitioner practicing small animal medicine in the Syracuse area.

Sara Paddock

Alto Sax- Rank L
Year: 2007
Major: Biology (concentration in ecology and evolution and specialization in marine biology and biological oceanography) and Science of Earth Systems (concentration in ocean sciences)
Hometown: Sherburne, NY
Leadership:
2004-2005 Rank Leader
2005-2006 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes (and Me and Julio!)

Dawn (Saepia) Willemsen

Alto Sax- Ranks J and &
Year: 2007
Major: Geological Science, SES option, hydrological systems concentration
Hometown: Glen Cove, Long Island
Leadership:
2006-2007 Rank Leader
2007 Section Leader
Favorite Quote: "It's better to regret having done something rather than regret not doing something at all. "

Ali Rodriguez

Tenor Sax- Rank &
Year: 2005
Major: History and English
Hometown: Lakeland, FL
Leadership:
2002 Rank Leader (&)
2003 Section Leader
2003 Alumni Relations Co-Chair
2003 Pep Band Librarian
2004 Head Manager
Favorite Concert Song: PINBALL WIZARD (in case you couldn't tell :))
What About Now? Working on Masters in History at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

Alexis Stambaugh

Soprano Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2005, 2009
Major: Veterinary Medicine
Hometown: Rhinebeck, NY
Leadership:
2003 Rank Leader (L)
2003 Uniform Chair
2004 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Obvious Child
Pep Band: 25 or 6 to 4
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. " -Dr. Seuss
What About Now? Finally finished 8 years on the hill, and is now practicing veterinary medicine in the North Country, where we get 6 feet of snow!

Kathryn Bach Robbins

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2004 (BS), 2009 (MS)
Major: Animal Science, concentrating in Reproductive Physiology
Hometown: Tolland, CT
Leadership:
Rank Leader
2001 Historian
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
Favorite Quote: "A dog is the only thing on Earth that loves you more than he loves himself "
What About Now? working on a masters in reproductive physiology at none other than good old cornell university, then who knows what!

Jordan Bernstein

Alto Sax- Ranks L and J
Year: 2004
Major: AEM
Hometown: New Hyde Park, NY
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard, Rockford Files
What About Now? Business analyst for Starwood Hotels (Sheraton, Westin, W, St. Regis, Four Points) based in White Plains, NY.

Rob Chu

Alto Sax- Ranks L(izard) and J
Year: 2004
Major: Policy Analysis and Managament
Hometown: Demarest, NJ
Leadership:
2002-2003 Rank Leader (J, L)
Favorite Concert Song: My Old Cornell
Favorite Quote: "Beat Yale! "
What About Now? I'm currently a graduate student at Yale University studying Health Policy and Administration.

Josh Savrin

Alto Sax- Rank &
Year: 2004
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Leadership:
2000-2003 Rank Leader (&)
Spring 2004 Pep Band Conductor

Angie Patterson

Alto Sax- Ranks J, & and L(izard)
Year: Fall 2003
Major: Natural Resources
Hometown: Lackawaxen (Lack-of-Action), PA
Leadership:
Rank Leader (J, &)
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
What About Now? Being a recent post-graduate, I am pursuing my future career goals in environmental conservation, specifically in marine ecology.

Ted Kelleher

Alto Sax- Ranks J, F
Year: 2003
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Berwyn, PA
Leadership:
2001 Section Leader
Rank Leader (J,F)
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard
What About Now? In the Navy

Susan Hu Kuo

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 2003
Major: Electrical Engineering with a concentration in telecommunications and signal processing
Hometown: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Leadership:
2001-2002 Rank Leader
2002 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Late in the Evening
What About Now? Currently still at Cornell working on a Masters degree. Next year I'll be down in Maryland working for Northrop Grumman.

Natalie Walleser

Tenor Sax- Ranks J, &
Year: 2003
Major: Communication
Hometown: De Soto, WI
Leadership:
Rank Leader for Jbor and &
2001 Uniform co-chair with Eric McNeilly
Favorite Concert Song: Obvious Child (and I conducted Come on Eileen for the senior concert)
What About Now? Now I am a starving graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Molly Oliver

Alto Sax- Rank L
Year: 2002
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Pulaski, NY
Leadership:
Class Representative
2000 Historian
2000 Section Leader
2001 Treasurer
Favorite Concert Song: Late in the Evening
What About Now? I'm going to med school at NYU.

Chris (Payne) Payne-Tsoupros

Year: 2002
Leadership:
1999 Show Committee Chair
2000 Section Leader

Praveen Anumolu

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard) and Founder of Rank &
Year: 2001,2003
Major: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences & Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Smithtown, NY
Leadership:
1998 Rank Leader (&)
1999 Section Leader
1999 Show Committee Chair
2000 Social Chair
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
What About Now? Director of an engineering company on Long Island.

Tovah Minster

Alto Sax- Rank Kick Ass
Year: 2001
Major: English and Religious Studies
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Leadership:
1998-1999 Historian
1998-1999 Rank Leader
2000 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard and Venus (just for the dancing)

Valerie A. Fristachi

Ranks K and Bob
Year: 2000
Major: BS ILR / MEng ORIE
Hometown: Bayside, NY
Leadership:
1997 Rank Leader (Bob)
1998-1999 Pep Band Historian
What About Now? Currently, I'm a consultant with Accenture, working primarily with Government and non-profit agencies (your tax dollars at work!!!). Ummm, I liked hockey a lot when I was at Cornell

Steve Gerbracht

Tenor Sax- Rank K
Year: 2000
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Erie, PA
Leadership:
1999 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard and Emerald Eyes
What About Now? In hiding since 2000, no, not really after graduation moved back to Erie, PA employed as a Lead Systems Engineer in Locomotive Engineering, GE Rail 2000-date married to Erin Jean Bosko in June 2003 pursuing MBA through Penn State University.

Mike Niver

Alto Sax- Ranks J, L
Year: 2000
Major: Chemistry, Economics
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Leadership:
Rank Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Emerald Eyes
What About Now? Management consultant and technology analyst in San Francisco.

Greg Rosensteel

Alto Sax- Rank L
Year: 2000
Major: Computer Science
Leadership:
1999 Section Leader
1999 Equipment Chair

Bennett Cichy

Alto Sax
Year: 1999, Meng 2000
Major: Computer Science
Leadership:
Fall 1998 Pep Band Conductor

Christopher Crockett

Alto Sax- Rank Kick Ass
Year: 1999
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Mansfield, MA
Leadership:
1997 Rank Leader (K)
1998 Section Leader
Favorite Concert Song: Pinball Wizard and Throwdown

Annette Gifford

Alto Sax- Rank L
Year: 1999, 2002 (Cornell Law)
Hometown: Ithaca, NY

Avery Pickford

Alto Sax
Year: 1999
Major: Mathematics
Leadership:
1998 Section Leader

Brian Chapin

Alto Sax
Year: 1998
Major: Engineering

Diana (Schenck) Chapin

Alto Sax
Year: 1998
Leadership:
Fall 1996 Pep Band Conductor

Larry "Pass Interference" Weintraub

Alto Sax- Rank Bob
Year: 1998
Major: AEP
Hometown: Havertown (Philly), PA
Leadership:
1995 Show Committee Chair
1997 Section Leader
Spring 1998 Pep Band Conductor
Father of Sounds of Lynah
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
What About Now? I'm a First Year Astrophysics PhD Student at Caltech, hangin' in Sunny CA with Cichy when I can, studying the rest of the time.

Eva Chiamulera

Alto Sax
Year: 1997
Major: Landscape Architecture
Leadership:
1994 Publicity Chair
1995 Rank Leader
1996 Head Manager
Chair of Big Red Bands Alumni Association

Bryan Cohen

Alto Sax- Co-founder of Rank Bob
Year: 1997
Major: Economics, Government
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Leadership:
1994 Pep Band Conductor
1995-1996 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: Jesus Christ Superstar, Pinball Wizard, Call Me Al
What About Now? Now I'm a mob lawyer in Vegas...

Anne Hall

Alto Sax
Year: 1997 (Wells College)
Hometown: El Cerrito, CA

Cory (Sturdevant) Ross

Alto Sax- Ranks Bob and Lizard
Year: 1997
Major: Biology
Hometown: Whitney Point, NY
Leadership:
1994-1995 Historian
1996 Uniform Chair
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
What About Now? I went to school for a very long time, and am now a postdoc at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. I study monkeys, and love every minute of it. I am also a mom.

Karyn "Yarn" Tremper

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 1997
Major: Natural Resources
Hometown: Topsham, ME
Leadership:
1994 Publicity Chair
1996 Rank Leader
1996 Pep Band Manager
Favorite Concert Song: depends on who's conducting...
What About Now? I went to college so I could get paid to work with bats, birds, bugs, plants, and any other wild non-human thing out there... Specifically, I'm working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Michael "Windex" Van Brunt

Alto Sax- Ranks Original Lizard (1993), jBob (1994), Lizard (1995)
Year: 1997, 2001
Major: ABEN (B.S. '97), MEng '01
Hometown: Hornell, NY
Leadership:
1994 Co-founder of rank jBob with Bob
1996 Section Leader
1996 Co-rank leader with Yarn
Favorite Concert Song: Evening Song, Call Me Al
What About Now? I am an Environmental Engineer for First Environment in northern New Jersey.

Laura Kozuh

Tenor Sax- Ranks S and K
Year: 1996
Hometown: Owego, NY
Leadership:
1994 Rank Leader (K)
1994 Section Leader

Liz (Ceccacci) Orelup

Alto Sax- Ranks S, J, and K
Year: 1996
Major: Meteorology (ALS)
Hometown: Somers, NY but now Milford, CT
Leadership:
1994-1995 Section Leader
1994-1995 Rank Leader
1994-1995 Pep Band Publicity
Fall 1995-Spring 1996 Pep Band Conductor
Favorite Concert Song: Call Me Al
What About Now? I'm a research meteorologist in a small consulting company called Oceanweather. I recreate hurricane wind fields using a parametric model, work with satellite wind measurements, do statistical analyses, and prepare deliveries for clients.

Jeffry Schenck

Alto Sax
Year: 1996, Meng 1997
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Matthew "Hurl" French

Alto Sax- Rank L(izard)
Year: 1995
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Leadership:
Rank Leader (L)
1994 Drum Major
Favorite Concert Song: THROWDOWN!
What About Now? I'm in DC working for the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute doing research in embedded computer architectures.

Michael Splete

Rank S
Year: 1995

Stephanie Davis

Year: 1994

Sally (Mitchell) Meier

Alto Sax
Year: 1994
Leadership:
1993 Section Leader

Geoffrey Schaller

Baritone Sax- Rank S
Year: 1994
Leadership:
1994 Show Committee Chair

Gerry Adamski

Alto Sax
Year: 1993
Leadership:
1991 Show Committee Chair

Patrick "Spot" Burns

Year: 1993
Leadership:
1992 Rank Leader
1992 Section Leader

Lisa Capron

Alto Sax- Rank S
Year: 1993
Leadership:
1992 Rank Leader (S)

Joe Kukura

Alto Sax
Year: 1993, Meng 1994
Leadership:
1991 Show Committee Chair

Chris Tedschi

Year: 1993
Leadership:
1991 Head Manager

Diennis Ting

Tenor Sax
Year: 1991

Sarah (Mendell) Gilmour

Tenor Sax
Year: 1987
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Leadership:
1986 Head Manager

Mark Mandarano

Year: 1987
Leadership:
1985-1986 Drum Major
Fall 1985, Fall 1986 Pep Band Conductor