THE V'S

ZACH BAUGHER

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

Music Director ’19 & '20

 

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!!), 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

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DREW BUCKLEY

Tenor '21

Vice President '19, President '20

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

JOEY RUDEK

Tenor '21

Co-Music Director '20

Hometown: Herndon, VA

Major: Computer Science and Math

Audition Songs: The Pretender by The Foo Fighters and One Week by The Barenaked Ladies

Favorite V's Songs: The Sky is a Neighborhood, Everlong, The Ballad of Mona Lisa

Favorite UVA Tradition: Going to the lawn at sunrise on Founders' Day to see various secret societies do stuff

Life Outside the V's: Pokemon, food, music, TA-ing, assembly code, and dragon sketches

You Won't Ever See Me: On the night of a full moon :)

Never Would You Ever Believe: I speak Spanish, Japanese, and some Chinese

REGAN ALLEN

Alto '22

Publicity Chair '21

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

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

Favorite V's Song: 

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

Life outside the V's: 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)

HANNAH MAUPIN

Soprano '22 (Graduating '21)

Assistant Treasurer '19, Vice President '20, President '21

Hometown: Forest, VA

Major: English (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, Lighting of the Lawn 

Life Outside the V's: I'm a first-year RA and a distance runner :D

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

HUNTER CARLTON

Tenor '23

Co-Music Director '21

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Comm... hopefully

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

Favorite V's Song: 

Favorite UVA tradition: streaking the lawn 

Life Outside the V's: 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

VIVIAN CHEN

Alto '23

Hometown: Leesburg, VA

Major: Commerce and East Asian Studies

Audition Songs: "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves and "Edge of Seventeen" by Stevie Nicks

Favorite UVA tradition: UVA men's basketball games

Life Outside the V's: National Alliance for Mental Illness Club, UVA University Singers

You Won't Ever See Me: streaking the Lawn ahaha

Never Would You Ever Believe: I love classical music!

CARLY CUJE

Soprano '23

Hometown: Chesterfield, VA

Major: English and Psychology (minor)!

Audition Songs: Dream on by Aerosmith and sweet child o mine by guns and roses

Favorite V's Song: Violet or Little One!

Favorite UVA Tradition: staring at the rotunda 

Life Outside of the V's: copy editor at Cav Daily, stagehand at Charlottesville symphony, hamster mom, lots of Harry Potter & marvel daydreaming

You Won’t Ever See Me: walking up the hill to Gooch ever again

Never Would You Ever Believe: I’m a black belt. I do not look like a black belt.

ASHLEY DAHL

Alto '23

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Major: Commerce

Audition Songs: If I Loved You (Delta Rae), Somebody to Love (Queen)

Favorite V's Song: Check Yes Juliet

Favorite UVA Tradition: Foxfield

Life Outside the V’s: McIntire Investment Institute, Hoothon, and playing w my 2 Cavapoo puppies

You Won't Ever See Me: Sleeping

Never Would You Ever Believe: I was a state-ranked Mathlete in middle school

JULIAN DAVID
Bass '23 

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Major: American Studies 

Audition Songs: Live Forever by Oasis and My Hero by Foo Fighters 

Favorite UVA Tradition: When the horse crosses the field before football games and the marching band makes the shape of the Rotunda 

Life Outside the V’s: Audio mastering intern at WTJU, comedy writer at WUVA, aspiring comedy musician 

You Won’t Ever See Me: becoming a vegan 

Never Would You Ever Believe: I won a Capt’n Crunch sweepstakes last year

KEVIN DUAN
Bass '23
Treasurer '21

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Major: Physics (Pre-Medicine)

Audition Songs: Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis and Movin' Out by Billy Joel

Favorite V's Song:

Favorite UVA Tradition: Being the best university

You Won't Ever See Me: Voluntarily reading a book

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can fix almost anything given enough time and money

NATALIE HEATWOLE
Alto '23

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Major: hella undecided 

Audition songs: Too Late to Say Goodbye by Cage the Elephant and Heart of Glass by Blondie

Favorite UVA tradition: Trick or Treating on the Lawn

Life outside the V’s: piano/guitar enthusiast, barista at Starbucks, New York Times Crossword erryday 

You Won’t Ever See Me: effectively prioritizing my time 

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can name every country and it’s capital cuz I’m a huge nerd

HANA KOVAÇI

Alto '23

Hometown: Centreville, VA

Major: computer science + cognitive Science(?)

My favorite UVA tradition: singing the good old song!! 

Life outside the V's: French house resident, part of Girls Who Code and Women in Computing Sciences, is a part of APEX crew

You Won't Ever See Me: wearing sweatpants

Never Would You Ever Believe: I listen to Icelandic metal

MADDY MARTIN

Soprano/Alto '23

Treasurer '20, Assistant Music Director '20, Co-Music Director '21

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Linguistics and Politics

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

Favorite V's Song: Strawberry Fields Forever

Favorite UVA tradition: The Good Old Song

Life outside the V's: University and Chamber Singers, StudCo Cabinet, relaxing outdoors, and eating lots of cookies

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

Never would you ever believe: I can finish a 1000 piece puzzle in 4 hours

KEVIN POOLE

Tenor '23

Social Chair '20, '21

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Major: undecided
Audition Songs: Don’t Stop Believing by Journey and Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Favorite V's Song: Paralyzer and 1985
Favorite UVA tradition: The Good Old Song
You won't ever see me: skipping class
Never would you ever believe: I am bilingual

STEPHANIE RICKER

Alto '23

Publicity Chair '20, Vice President '21

Hometown: Carmel, New York

Major: History and maybe Politics/Philosophy! 

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

Favorite V's Song: Daphne Blue, Paralyzer, Semi-Charmed Life

Favorite UVA tradition: Streaking the Lawn lol

Life outside the V's: Pre-Law Frat, YDSA, First-Generation Low-Income Partnership, Hoos First Look, archiving things in the Special Collections Library, talking about how Leos are the best astrology sign, making fun of Kevin and Hunter 

You won't ever see me: relaxing

Never would you ever believe: that I have a SICK Toad impression. You know the little mushroom guy from Mario Kart? Yeah, that one

SAMMY FINNEGAN
Alto '24

Hometown: Rockville, VA

Major: Cognitive Science (Pre-Med)

Audition Songs: The Crow & The Butterfly by Shinedown and Fade by Lewis Capaldi

Favorite V’s Song: Wax Cylinder Sonata

Favorite UVA Tradition: Streaking the Lawn 

Life Outside of the V’s: I play tennis with the UVA Club Team and I am a PROUD member of SpongeBob club (also obsessed with MBTI/Horoscopes/Enneagram so don’t mention those around me unless you don’t want me to shut up lol)

You Won’t Ever See Me: eating bananas they deserved to die naturally why did we genetically revive them

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can do a near-perfect impression of Lola from Big Mouth (yes I watched big mouth lol)

ELENA WENDEROTH
Soprano '24

Hometown: Columbia, MD

Major: Psych

Audition Songs: Love Song by Sara Bareilles and Ghost of You by MCR

Favorite V’s Song: Little One (so far!!)

Favorite UVA Tradition: Saying goodnight to Mr. Jefferson (iykyk)

Life Outside the V’s: Ballroom Dance, Roller Derby, Gaming, Anime, and repping my totally legit frat/volleyball team, Vag Nu

You Won’t Ever See Me: Running. Screw cardio.

Never Would You Ever Believe: I can move my eyes separately like a chameleon!

ZACHARY WOOD
Tenor '24

Hometown: Bealeton, VA

Major: Computer Science and Music

Audition Songs: Godspeed by Frank Ocean and I’ve Just Seen A Face by The Beatles

Favorite UVA tradition:  Lighting of the Lawn even tho I’ve never seen it

Life outside the V’s: playing video games and struggling in online classes

You Won’t Ever See Me:  doing homework until the day it’s due

Never Would You Ever Believe: that I can do a very inconsistent train whistle with just my hands