Bryn Battani ’23 (Double Major with English)

  • Musical Interests: Influenced by artists like Fiona Apple, Andrew Bird and Regina
    Spektor, Bryn writes lyric-driven songs frequently revolving around themes of
    disclosure, self-critique, and internal conversation. Bryn also writes poetry, explores
    hybrid genres, and arranges strings and chamber pop instrumentation.Other Interests &
  • Other Interests and Activities: She is an avid hiker, backpacker, vintage clothing enthusiast, and cowboy boot connoisseur.

Anders Brodnax ’23 (Double Major with Economics)

Ben Chao ’23 (Double Major with Chemistry)

  • Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Musical Instruments: I mainly play jazz saxophone, but I also enjoy tinkering with other musical instruments and I try to write and arrange too.
  • Other Interests and Activities: I am a chemistry` major and I enjoy learning languages. Also, I am on the cross country and track team and I enjoy being outdoors.

Tate Russell ’23 (Double Major with Linguistics)

  • Hometown: Colfax, WI
  • Musical Interests: Tate sings and plays piano, among other instruments. He also sings in Carleton Choir, Chamber Choir, and Exit 69 a cappella, and dabbles in arranging and composition.
  • Other Interests & Activities: Tate is also a Linguistics major and a Cognitive Science minor. Outside academics, he enjoys theatre, storytelling, hiking, and horrible puns.

Aaron Schondorf ’23 (Double Major with Math)

  • Musical Interests: Aaron mainly focuses on composition and has an interest in film
    and game soundtracks. He also plays piano and began taking viola lessons last
  • Other Interests & Activities: In addition to double majoring with Math, Aaron is co-president of the gymnastics and juggling clubs, and teaches a juggling P.E. class at Carleton.


Mason Priest ’24