Catherine seo , '21
Catherine is a senior from Anyang, South Korea. She is pursuing a double degree in molecular genetics and chemistry with a double minor in psychology and music. Her passion for singing gave her opportunities to sing with various groups of people and to perform around the world. She has performed in Germany, France, Luxembourg, Japan, and Canada, as well as Korea and the United States. She is excited to add more to the list with Vocal Point! Aside from VP, Catherine is also an RA in Jackson Court and a TA for the biology department.
Lia Calcines Rodriguez '21
Lia, one of our basses and a Senior majoring in Neuroscience, was born and raised in Cuba where she attended the Music Conservatory to study violin. She then moved to London and later to Los Angeles, and through the years and the many changes, she always had music as a constant in her life. Ever since she joined Vocal Point she has been a resonant bass, and sometimes an alto or soloist, and has brought joy and quirkiness into the group.
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Isabella BARBAGALLO, '22
Alumni, Public Relations and Design Chair
Isabella a Junior, from Rochester, NY, loves being a part of Vocal Point! She is pursuing a Business Entrepreneurship major and a music minor. Music has been a part of Isabella's life for as long as she can remember. She plays guitar, piano, and ukulele, but enjoys singing the most. You can find Isabella performing acoustic shows at restaurants, events, and festivals around Rochester, as well as with her rock band BB Dang. Isabella also has a passion for art and design and has her own business, Isabella Maria Design, creating and selling custom sneakers and apparel.
hANNAH BONBREST, '22
Hannah is a junior from Lowville, NY, a town in the middle of nowhere in upstate NY. She is a Psychology major with minors in Russian and Chemistry, and she hopes to go to medical school after graduation! Outside of class and Vocal Point, she has recently taken up embroidery and is a Resident Advisor in Susan B. Anthony Hall.
megan Brilleslyper, '23
Meg is a sophomore Vocal Performance major at the Eastman School of Music from Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is so grateful to have the opportunity to part in Vocal Point and to have such amazing friends over on the River Campus. Meg loves to sing classical music, but really enjoys having the space to sing modern and pop music with such a great group of women. Meg loves to shop and eat and when she isn't singing, she is spending time with friends and nature. She misses her Colorado mountains when she is not home, but is learning to love Rochester.
Katherine Broun, '23
Katie, a sophomore from Wallingford, CT, loves being in Vocal Point! She is majoring in biomedical engineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering and planning to minor in chemical engineering. Whether beatboxing while working on a problem set, singing in the car, or playing her ukulele for church, music remains a constant in Katie's life. In addition to her passion for music, Katie loves spending time with friends and family and watching movies (with Tangled as a particular favorite) with a good cup of coffee. She is loving rehearsals, recording, and everything in between!
Penelope Sergi, '23
Lauren Laughman, '23
Lauren is a Sophomore from Massena, NY, and loves VP with all her heart :) She is pursuing a BS in Finance and a second major in music. She's has a strong passion for everything music, but enjoys strummin' the guitar and singin' the most. One of her favorite past times includes finding new artists to binge and creating playlists to fit every one of her moods. Some of her favorite artists include Wallows, Steely Dan, Pheobe Bridgers, Tyler, the Creator and more !!
Abigail Johnson, '23
Abby is a sophomore from Deep River, Connecticut. She is double majoring in Creative Writing and Psychology with a minor in Music. In addition to singing with Vocal Point, she is a part of Chamber Singers on campus. She likes to play the piano and the ukulele as well. When she isn’t making music, you can find her hanging out with friends or curled up with a good book.
Hannah Ott '23
Hannah is a Sophomore from Big Flats, NY, and is so happy that she is able to actively make music on campus! She is pursuing degrees in Political Science and Philosophy, with a Writing Studies minor. Outside of Vocal Point, Hannah is a Writing Fellow and an Upperclass EcoRep, and she is also active in campus activism. Over the summer, she interned on two NYS Senate campaigns, and hopes to continue her work in politics next summer. Hannah started loving music in kindergarten when she began learning piano, and continued through the years as she began musical theatre, choir, and voice performance.
Nandita Ammanamanchi '24
Nandita, a first-year from Princeton, NJ, is so excited to be a new member of Vocal Point this year. She is pursuing a major in Health, Behavior and Society with minors in Legal Studies and Health Policy. Singing has always been a big part of her life, from being trained in Indian Classical singing to traveling the world with past choirs. When she isn't singing, you can find Nandita doodling in her bullet journal, watching Netflix or Reality TV and drinking coffee! She is so excited to be a part of Vocal Point and sing with the group for the next four years!