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Alexander Basescu

C '20

Tenor II

Edinburgh, Scotland

Major: Politics

I'm most excited about... The sense of family bonding that we all form through making art together.

Fun Fact: I like vegan and gluten free baking.

Albert Johnston-Ramirez

W '23

Guitar

Wyndmoor, PA

Major: Business Economics and Public Policy

I'm most excited for... lots of gigs and tour!

Fun Fact: I played at the Fillmore.

Andrew Beatty

C '23

Tenor I

Rockville Centre, NY

Major: Undecided

I'm most excited to.. be singing with an incredible TTBB choir for the first time and for tour at the end of the year.

Fun Fact: I once had the privilege of babysitting Jennifer Lopez' children for ten minutes

Antonio "Bic" Rinaldi

C '20

Baritone

Gettysburg, PA

Major: Architecture

Minor: Art History

Favorite Glee Memory: Visiting the Royal Ontario Museum, I’m a huge Daniel Libeskind fan so it was amazing to perform in his work.

Fun Fact: I’m the only person in my family who isn’t lactose intolerant!

Benjamin "Parker" Banker

C' 21

Historian

Bass

Rye, New York

Major: Political Science

Minor: Law and Society

Favorite Glee Memory: When I first put on the Glee Club uniform, I knew that I was joining something much bigger than me that would be with me all my life. It was my time to start to contribute to the Club's rich history and path.

Fun Fact: I worked with the New York Philharmonic in musical composition and had several of my original works performed.

Breyasia "Eris" Scott

C' 20

Tech Staff

Elizabeth, NJ

Major: Ancient History

Minors: Theater Arts, ASL/Deaf Studies, Modern History

Favorite Glee Memory: Canada tour is when I made friends for life.

Fun Fact: I work at two Annenbergs on campus.

Brian "Flawrence" Johnson

C' 21

Drums

Elmwood Park, IL

Major:Biological Basis of Behavior

Favorite Glee Memory: The feeling of being really "at-home" in a university group after the last night of my freshman year Fall Show.

Fun Fact: Outside of Glee Club, I work as both a clinical research assistant and critical writing tutor at Penn.

Christian "Riptijdë" Pohlmann

C' 22

Bass

Fairfax Station, VA

Major: Physics

Minor: Economics

Favorite Glee Memory: Being on top of Hong Kong with my big, Mikey, and other friends in Glee on our tour to East Asia.

Fun Fact: I am very directionally challenged. Case A: The Glee Club Tour

Chris "Marv" Stanczak

C '20, E '20

Tenor Saxophone

Drexel Hill, PA

Major: Mechanical Engineering and Physics (VIPER)

Favorite Glee Memory: Playing a gig at the Nissan International headquarters

Fun Fact: In the field of LED-based nanomaterial levitation, I'm one of the top three experimentalists in the world.

Christopher Kwok

C '22

Tenor I

Hong Kong

Majors: Computer Science and Fine Arts

I'm most excited to... see how we sound as a group, and to see how I can contribute to the Glee Club dynamic.

Fun Fact: The hospital room I was born in was once temporarily considered international territory by request of the Queen of the Netherlands.

Christopher "Leonardo" Paolucci

C '20

Student Conductor

Accompanist

Oyster Bay, NY

Major: Communications

Favorite Glee Memory: Watching the Glee Club Spring Show and having everyone sing the song I wrote.

Fun Fact: I'm the first person in my family tree in four generations who has been able to be born left handed and stay left handed.

Connor "Freeze" Beard

C' 21

Bass

Warren, NJ

Major: Communications

Minor: Native American Studies

Favorite Glee Memory: Singing Afterglow at the end of each show.

Fun Fact: I once tripped in front of Lady Gaga at the airport, and she looked at me and said "it's ok, brother"

Dixon "Mach" O'Banion

C' 22

Secretary-Librarian

Tenor II

Chicago, IL

Major: Psychology

Favorite Glee Memory: Opening night of last year’s Spring Show; performing and feeding off of the crowd’s energy was amazing.

Fun Fact: I went to the same high school as Michelle Obama

Eli "Otto" Eisenstein

C' 22

Bass

Philadelphia, PA

Major: Linguistics

Minors: Cinema Studies, Music

Favorite Glee Memory: Getting to travel and perform with other groups and clubs. It’s amazing to get to meet all the incredible singers!

Fun Fact: I co-founded a film festival for high schoolers.

Evan "Jiro" McClelland

C' 21

President

Bass

Philadelphia, PA

Major: Health and Societies

Favorite Glee Memory: Waiting for a solid minute in the middle of a song while Alumni loudly cheered and clapped during my freshman year Spring Show, all because of one line that comes back in every show! It was a great moment of connection between the Club and the Alums, even if we were all frozen on stage.

Fun Fact: I've eaten at the northernmost Burger King in the world. There's no topping that.

Hannah "Lorael" Chan

W' 22

Operations Manager

Tech Staff

San Francisco, CA

Majors: Finance, Marketing

Minor: Theatre Arts

Favorite Glee Memory: Spending a day at the beach in Taiwan while on tour.

Fun Fact: When I was 10 I won a nationwide sweepstakes and was flown to Texas.

Henry "JoJo" Hoffman

C' 20

Bass

Philadelphia, PA

Major: Biology

Minors: Hispanic Studies and Chemistry

Favorite Glee Club Memory: Touring with the Glee Club in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and Japan is pretty hard to beat.

Fun Fact: I once met Kanye West at a rice pudding shop in SoHo.

Hope "Reif" Brindle

C' 22

Tech Staff

Southampton, NY

Major: Political Science

Favorite Glee Memory: Sleeping on the couch in the Glouse when I got homesick as a freshman.

Fun Fact: I love old Barbie movies.

Hyungtae "Flor" Kim

C '20

Tenor II

Hoboken, NJ

Major: US History

Favorite Glee Memory: Ghost stories under Seattle's night sky.

Fun Fact: My hand is perfectly contoured to reach the bottom of a Pringles can.

Jadel "Xunda" Contreras

C' 22

Baritone

Allentown, PA

Major: Psychology (pre-med)

Favorite Glee Memory: The last night of our East Asia 2019 tour, saying goodbye to most of the seniors and realizing how much the people in this group mean to me.

Fun Fact: I split and riff. Those are the only two components of my personality.

Jake "Aero" Milner

W' 21

Business Manager

Tenor I

Chicago, IL

Major: Finance and Accounting

Favorite Glee Memory: Either the tap finale on Saturday night of both of my spring shows or any number of tour performances. I think those moments are when all three pillars of the Glee Club come out in full, and they're really special.

Fun Fact: I've lived at 9 different addresses in 4 different cities!

Jason "Joker" Li

E '20

Tenor II

Macomb, MI

Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Favorite Glee Memory: Writing the spring show with Matt Peters in the basement of the Glouse

Fun Fact: I wrote an award-winning novel in high school.

Jessica Lin

C '23

Tech Staff

Merrick, NY

Major: Architecture/Urban Studies

I'm most excited for... bonding with the other Glee members and going on tour.

Fun Fact: I was born a lefty, but write with my right hand now.

John Fath

C '23

Baritone

Lower Gwynedd, PA

Majors: BBB, Music

I'm most excited for... gigs all over campus and Philadelphia!

Fun Fact: I have a growing collection of uncommon musical instruments.

Kathryn "Napa" Wilson

N' 20

Bass Guitar

West Chester, PA

Major: Nursing

Minor: Nutrition

Favorite Glee Memory: I love sitting around the piano playing out of the real book after Glee events late into the night. Just talking, singing, and making memories.

Fun Fact: I'm in the coolest band on campus

Kevin "Shazam" Zhao

E' 22

Baritone

Philadelphia, PA

Major: Bioengineering

Favorite Glee Memory: When the curtain comes up and it's time for the tap finale of the spring show

Fun Fact: I compose original video game soundtrack music for a club!

Kwaku "Speakerboxxx" Owusu

W '20

Bass

Bay Shore, NY

Major: Statistics

Minor: Math

Favorite Glee Memory: It has to be a tie between singing sea shanties on a boat in the middle of a monsoon OR the first time performing in our Spring Show.

My brother and I share the same first and last names. We have different middle names, though!

Kyle "Lance" Wilson

C '20

Tech Staff

Philadelphia, PA

Major: Earth Sciences

Minor: Fine Arts

Favorite Glee Memory: Midnight beneath the cliffs in Providence.

Fun Fact: I accidentally set my bathroom on fire in 10th grade.

Leah Baxter

C '21

Tech Staff

Chattanooga, TN

Majors: Linguistics, English

I'm most excited about... getting to meet cool people.

Fun Fact: I have a twin sister.

Liam "Harry" Stanton

C '20

Trombone

Singapore & Redwood City, CA

Major: Biochemistry

Favorite Glee Memory: Finding the best rooftops across Asia.

Fun Fact: I’m really not that big a fan of mayo.

Logan "Snow" Flake

C' 21

Tenor II

Boise, ID

Majors: Finance and Management

Minor: Theatre Arts

Favorite Glee Memory: Either Pipers caroling to the mafia and getting an expensive dinner at an authentic Italian restaurant, or the gig with the Super Bowl trophy... we got to hold it!

Fun Fact: I grew up on a farm.

Lynn Ahrens

E '22

Tech Staff

Cincinnati, OH

Major: MSE

Minors: English, Math, Statistics

I'm most excited for... the people!!

Fun Fact: My favorite weather is the gray, pre-storm windy phase of rainy days, I really don’t like summer weather, and I am a certified ski instructor!

Manya "Libre" Johnston-Ramirez

C' 21

Tech Staff

Wyndmoor, PA

Major:History and Political Science

Favorite Glee Memory: I really liked working on the set during Fun as Hell Week! We always has a good time working together in the shop and accomplished big things.

Fun Fact: I was born in Yolo County, which is a real place.

Maria "Emerald" Perilla

C' 21

Tech Staff

Cleveland, OH

Major: Communications

Favorite Glee Memory: Closing night of the spring show when I get to see everyone be really proud of what we have made.

Fun Fact: I have three passports: United States, Colombia, and Spain.

Marjon "Cal" Enriquez

LPS '18

Baritone

Manila, Philippines

Major: Biotechnology: Pharmaceutical and Engineering Biotechnology Track

Minor: Engineering Entrepreneurship

Favorite Glee Memory: Mont Grouse in Vancouver

Fun Fact: I was in a Filipino boy band!

Michael "Hoover" Jonathan

C '19

Baritone

Jakarta, Indonesia

Major: Masters in Biotechnology

Favorite Glee Memory: Singing "For Good" with my fellow #MoreKnives class one last time to close off our East Asia Tour in Tokyo, Japan.

Fun Fact: I have a large collection of penguin-related objects, which include Murano glassware, a mini strawberry planter, and a stained-glass Christmas ornament.

Michiyah "Nox" Collins

C' 21

Tech Staff

Mooresville, NC

Major: Biology

Favorite Glee Memory: Watching the tap finale at the end of the spring show. I am filled with so much joy when I see it.

Fun Fact: I swing dance!

Nathaniel "*Snap*" Redding

C' 20

Tenor II

Brooklyn, NY

Major: Sociology

Robby Witten

W '23

Baritone

Orlando, FL

Majors: Finance and Marketing

Minor: Music

I'm excited to... be able to build bonds of friendship and brotherhood with the other members in Glee.

Fun Fact: I have technically worked for Disney.

Ryan "Molly" Hood

C' 21

Tenor I

Philadelphia, PA

Majors:Biology and Latin American & Latino Studies

Minor: Chemistry

Favorite Glee Memory: The end of my first fall show. We were all standing together after finishing a difficult closer, and I’m pretty sure I had made a complete fool of myself on stage, but despite this the moment was still one of the happiest I can remember because it felt so fulfilling to have been able to put on such a performance with a group of people I genuinely felt like I was a part of.

Fun Fact: Only 6 of my ten fingers are actually straight

Ryotaro "Whirl" Ohashi

C' 21

Bass

Iowa City, IA

Majors: Mathematical Biology, Economics

Favorite Glee Memory: My favorite memory with glee is when Dan and a few other friends and I had a little too much fun at an arcade in Shanghai

Savanna "Cobalt" Grinspun

C' 22

Publicity Manager

Tech Staff

Memphis, TN

Major: Cinema Studies

Minors: English, Theatre Arts, and Consumer Psychology

Favorite Glee Memory: Going on retreat for the first time! It was the first time I spent an extended amount of time with the club as a whole, and I felt like I had truly found my family at Penn.

Fun Fact:

Shaanan "Croisan++" Cohney

ENG Doctorate '20

Baritone

Melbourne, Australia

Major: Cryptography, Law

Favorite Glee Memory: Performing for 50,000 people at the Memorial Day baseball game in San Fransisco.

Fun Fact: I have travelled to nearly 50 countries.

Tomoki "Boing" Tashiro

C' 22

Alumni Liaison

Saxophone

Greenville, NC

Major: Architecture

Favorite Glee Memory: The day spent at a beach outside of Taipei during tour is a very fond memory of mine.

Fun Fact: Plastic Wawa bags are my go-to rainy day footwear

Tyler "GG" Larkworthy

E '20

Baritone, Tech Staff

McLean, VA

Major: Economics and Computer Science

I was born in Hong Kong.

Will "Artoo" Drobnick

E '19

Trumpet

Reading, PA

Major: Materials Science & Engineering

Favorite Glee Memory: Moped-ing to the beach in Taipei during the 2019 tour.

Fun Fact: I was born a small boy. Since then I've grown considerably.

Zeeanne Choi

C '23

Tech Staff

Bryn Mawr, PA

Major: Undecided

I'm most excited to... see everyone's hard work come together for a cool performance!!

Fun fact: I used to have a British accent.

Alexander Basescu

C '20

Albert Johnston-Ramirez

W '23

Andrew Beatty

C '23

Antonio "Bic" Rinaldi

C '20

Benjamin "Parker" Banker

C' 21

Breyasia "Eris" Scott

C' 20

Brian "Flawrence" Johnson

C' 21

Christian "Riptijdë" Pohlmann

C' 22

Chris "Marv" Stanczak

C '20, E '20

Christopher Kwok

C '22

Christopher "Leonardo" Paolucci

C '20

Connor "Freeze" Beard

C' 21

Dixon "Mach" O'Banion

C' 22

Eli "Otto" Eisenstein

C' 22

Evan "Jiro" McClelland

C' 21

Hannah "Lorael" Chan

W' 22

Henry "JoJo" Hoffman

C' 20

Hope "Reif" Brindle

C' 22

Hyungtae "Flor" Kim

C '20

Jadel "Xunda" Contreras

C' 22

Jake "Aero" Milner

W' 21

Jason "Joker" Li

E '20

Jessica Lin

C '23

John Fath

C '23

Kathryn "Napa" Wilson

N' 20

Kevin "Shazam" Zhao

E' 22

Kwaku "Speakerboxxx" Owusu

W '20

Kyle "Lance" Wilson

C '20

Leah Baxter

C '21

Liam "Harry" Stanton

C '20

Logan "Snow" Flake

C' 21

Lynn Ahrens

E '22

Manya "Libre" Johnston-Ramirez

C' 21

Maria "Emerald" Perilla

C' 21

Marjon "Cal" Enriquez

LPS '18

Michael "Hoover" Jonathan

C '19

Michiyah "Nox" Collins

C' 21

Nathaniel "*Snap*" Redding

C' 20

Robby Witten

W '23

Ryan "Molly" Hood

C' 21

Ryotaro "Whirl" Ohashi

C' 21

Savanna "Cobalt" Grinspun

C' 22

Shaanan "Croisan++" Cohney

ENG Doctorate '20

Tomoki "Boing" Tashiro

C' 22

Tyler "GG" Larkworthy

E '20

Will "Artoo" Drobnick

E '19

Zeeanne Choi

C '23

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