T-12 days until Band Camp! Until then, we are going to continue to put a spotlight on some of this year’s section leaders! Today, we are introducing some of the trombone and tuba section leaders! As Band Camp gets closer, make sure to keep up with #NothinFiner to be in all conversations SUMB related!
Name: Meredith Vondran
Year: 3rd / Graduating 2019
Major: Bandier Program for Music Business & the Entertainment Industries
Hometown: Newark, DE
Position and Section: Trombone Music Instructor
Favorite thing about marching band: Family atmosphere
Favorite activity outside of band: Live music production & radio production
Veteran tip for band camp/school: Always drink lots of water
Describe your section in 6 words: Their humor gets me through rehearsal
Who do you want to write the biography of your life? Probably my twin sister. She knows me best.
Which emoji(s) describes your life? A saucy combo of the sunglasses, the side-eye and the upside-down smiley face
Name: Kevin K. Quinn
Major: International Relations ; German Language, Literature, and Culture
Hometown: Cicero, NY
Position and Section: Tuba Section Leader
Favorite thing about marching band: Quad Shows
Favorite activity outside of band: Golf
Veteran tip for band camp/school: Don’t let the thought of band camp/college overwhelm you. The transition is smoother than you’d think.
What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? Kangaroo
What’s your favorite viral video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmHkx9P19hg
Describe your section in 6 words: We should probably start doing something
Name: Danika Van Niel
Major: Mathematics and Physics
Hometown: Seneca Falls, NY
Position and Section: Tuba Music Instructor
Favorite thing about marching band: The atmosphere and how it feels like a family
Favorite activity outside of band: Reading
Veteran tip for band camp/school: Have fun, work hard, and remember that you are a part of something incredible
Describe your section in 6 words: Always loud, always fun, always hungry.
What’s your favorite viral video? “My longest yeah boy every” – llMegaxlxll videos
Subject of your most recent status update/tweet/instagram post: Embarrassing things I said when I was 15.