THE V'S

SUMMER CHAMBERS

Soprano '20 (Graduating '19)

Vice President '17​, Publicity '18, Asst. Music Director '18 & '19

Hometown: Williamsburg

Major: Spanish and Linguistics

Audition Songs: Put Your Records On, Work Song

Favorite V's Song: All These Things That I've Done

Favorite UVA Tradition: Trash-talking Mr. Jefferson

Life Outside the V's: USingers, Piano playing, Songwriting, Anxiety lol

You Won't Ever See Me: Pass a dog without petting it

Never Would You Ever Believe: I was a state champ in high school track rip

TOM SHAW

Bass '20

Secretary '17

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Majors: Music

Audition Songs: Pinball Wizard, Carry on Wayward Son

Favorite V's Song: Bottom of the River

Favorite UVA Tradition: Roll Night

Life Outside the V's: Virginia Glee Club, writing music, fire

You Won't Ever See Me: Turn down chocolate

Never Would You Ever Believe: I bartend professionally

DREW HUDSPETH

Bass '20

Social Chair '19

 

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Major: Chemistry

Audition Song: Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri; So What- Pink

Fave Vs song: Somebody to Love

Fave UVA Tradition: LOTL

Life Outside the Vs: Non-existent

You Won’t Ever See Me: In a library

Never Would You Ever Believe: That I used to go to the Naval Academy 

KRISTEN SPENCE

Soprano '20

Publicity Chair '19

Hometown: Phillipsburg, NJ

Major: Nursing

Audition Songs: River by Bishop Briggs, Say It Ain’t So by Weezer

Favorite V's Song: Jackie & Wilson (rip Dan)

Favorite UVA Tradition: trick or treating on the lawn bc puppies & babies in cute costumes

Life Outside the V's: catching sunsets in Shenandoah National Park, #savinglives at UVA hospital, making late night chicken tendy runs at cookout, or watching naruto for the 100th time 

You Won't Ever See Me: without water or chick fil a sauce #hydrateordydrate

Never Would You Ever Believe: I hiked the Great Wall of China for my birthday last October

MICHAEL VAN METER

Tenor '20

Treasurer '19

 

Hometown: Springfield, VA

Major: Statistics and Economics

Audition Songs: Golden Slumbers (The Beatles), Somebody to Love (Queen)

Favorite V's Song: That's What you Get (Paramore)

Favorite UVA Tradition: Streaking/Falling

Life Outside the V's: Club Sailing, APO, Running, plotting the establishment of a new world order

You Won't Ever See Me: in class ( jk jk jk ;) )

Never Would You Ever Believe: can be a responsible adult sometimes

OLIVIA MARCANTANIO

Alto '20

Hometown: Great Falls VA

Major: Biology

Audition Songs: Sugar We're Going Down, Ballad of Mona Lisa

Favorite V's Song: Hooked on a Feeling

Favorite UVA Tradition: Obtaining a Degree

Life Outside the V's: Class and extracurriculars

You Won't Ever See Me: Regularly using social media 

ELLY EASTER

Alto '20

Social chair & Publicity co-chair Fall '18, President '19

Hometown: Charlottesville

Major: English 

Audition Songs: "Both Sides Now," by Joni Mitchell, "You Know I'm No Good," by Amy Winehouse

Favorite V's Song: This Is Gospel 

Favorite UVA tradition: streaking the lawn or sing the good ole song 

Life outside the V's: SO I'm an english major and a Russian minor meaning my life is just spent in the pursuit of reading. I also like reading on my porch, drinking beer, playing the git fiddle, and hanging with my friends! AKA low key granola human

You Wont Ever See Me: doing literally any math ever. 

Never Would you ever believe: My family use to keep bees and i am sword swallower

ZACH BAUGHER

Baritone but we don’t do that here so I sing bass '21

Music Director ’19

 

Hometown: Lynchburg, VA

Major: Math and (very likely) one of Music/CS

Audition songs: Never Gonna Give You Up (yes that one), Seven Nation Army

Favorite V’s Song: Ballad of Mona Lisa

Favorite UVA Tradition: Secret societies’ decoration of the Jefferson statue on 4/13

Life outside the V’s: I play bass in a band (New Society), sing in Hoo-V-I (yay vocal jazz!!), facetime my girlfriend, play cards, fangirl over Nintendo, do a lotta math

You Won’t Ever See Me: In gym clothes/on a sportsball field

Never Would You Ever Believe: “Together Forever” is unironically good it just gets shat on bc it’s Never Gonna Give You Up with a better chord structure

DREW BUCKLEY

Tenor '21

Vice President '19

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Environmental Science and Music

Audition Songs: Stand By Me- Ben E. Kind; Going to California- Led Zeppelin

Favorite V's Songs: Somebody To Love

Favorite UVA Tradition: Basketball and the Good Ol' Song

Life Outside the V's: studying and drinking over priced coffee

Never Would You Ever Believe: I was an All-State Volleyball player in high school rip

COURTNEY JACOBS

Alto '21

Vice President '18

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Computer Science

Audition Songs: Who’s Lovin’ You (Michael Bublé version), Little Black Submarines (Black Keys)

Favorite V's Song: Oh, Darling!

Favorite UVA Tradition: LOTL

Life Outside the V's: Veggies of Virginia VP, Silver Retriever lead vocals

You Won't Ever See Me: Dehydrated

Never Would You Ever Believe: I didn’t know what a radiator was before coming to UVA

HANNAH MAUPIN

Soprano '22 (Graduating '21)

Assistant Treasurer '19

Hometown: Forest, VA

Major: Biology (Pre-Med)

Audition Songs: Self-Esteem by The Offspring and Cryin’ by Aerosmith

Favorite V's Song: CARRY ON WAYWARD SON OMGGGGG

Favorite UVA Tradition: Snowball fight at the first snow 

Life Outside the V's: running, eating, or snoozing

You Won't Ever See Me: eating spicy things lol I can’t even handle flamin hot cheetos

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can fit my fist in my mouth wild I know

OMEGA ILIJEVICH

Soprano '23

Hometown: Fredericksburg

Major: Political Science or Public Policy 

Audition Songs: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers & Should I Stay or Should I Go by the Clash

Favorite UVA tradition: Lighting of the Lawn

Life Outside the V's: First Year Players, University Democrats, watching movies, and going to concerts

You Won't Ever See Me: With free time

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can play the harmonica part in Piano Man 

HUNTER CARLTON

Tenor '23

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Comm... hopefully

Audition songs: Fall (by yours truly), Basket Case (Green Day)

Favorite uva tradition: streaking the lawn 

Life outside the vs: In a band, Writes Music, Enjoys Drama, Sports, and J chillin with friends

You won't ever see me: Because I'm invisible

Never would you ever believe: I have never seen The Godfather

MADDY MARTIN

Alto/Soprano '23

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Linguistics and Music

Audition songs: Young and Beautiful by Lana del Rey and Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting by Elton John

Favorite uva tradition: the Good Ole Song

Life outside the vs: University Singers, Chamber Singers, Arts Committee on Student Council, Kellogg Association Council, University Democrats, Challah for Hunger, spending time outdoors, and exploring new food spots

You won't ever see me: in a CS Class

Never would you ever believe: I've read all of Harry Potter 8 times

STEPHANIE RICKER

Alto '23

Hometown: Carmel, New York

Major: Hopefully History and something with Politics! 

Audition songs: Kiwi by Harry Styles and Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin 

Favorite uva tradition: The Good Old Song

Life outside the vs: I am on the cheer team!

You won't ever see me: relaxing

Never would you ever believe: that I broke my elbow cleaning my room

REGAN ALLEN

Alto '22

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

Audition songs: Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney and She Talks to Angels by Black Crowes

Favorite uva tradition: Trick or Treating on the Lawn, The Good Ole Song

Life outside the vs: Snowboarding, playing guitar, petting my dog, eating cheese, cruising around the world on Google Maps Street View

You won't ever see me: watching "Elf" EVER

Never would you ever believe: I was a four sport middle school athlete (volleyball, basketball, swimming, and track and field

KEVIN POOLE

Tenor '23

 

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Major: undecided
Audition songs: Don’t Stop Believing by Journey and Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Favorite uva tradition: The Good Ol’ Song
You won't ever see me: skipping class
Never would you ever believe: I am Bilingual

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