YEAR: Third

MAJOR: Contemporary Music

HOMETOWN: Binghamton, N.Y.


What’s your instrument of choice and why?

 My voice. I have been singing since a very young age and it is something I really love doing. I’ve also been getting more into piano and guitar recently.

What are you involved with musically?

 I am a music major, so every day I’m doing something related to music in most of my classes. I am a vocalist in Jazz Ensemble as well.


Who are your biggest influences?

 Frank Sinatra. Ella Fitzgerald. Ingrid Michaelson. Diane Birch. Norah Jones.


 Who have you been listening to lately?

Zac Brown Band. Rihanna. John Legend. John Mayer.


What’s your plan for the future?

 To become a music therapist and hopefully work with children.

Any advice for aspiring musicians?

Practice a lot and do what you love. If you love music, pursue it and great things can come from it.