MEET SOMETHING EXTRA

Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 

Voice Part: Alto 2

Hometown: Acton, MA

Position(s): Musical Director (Pitch), Social Chair, Art Rush, Social Media Manager

Extracurriculars: Latina Women at Yale

Ivana once shared an elevator with Gloria Estefan.

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Ivana Barnes, SY '23

she/her

Major: English, Pre-Med

Voice Part: Soprano 1

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Assistant Pitch

Extracurriculars: Camp Kesem, Community Health Educator, Elm City Echo

Kira lived in the building featured in the hit Disney show "Jessie" until she was eight

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Kira Berman, MC '25

(she/her)

Major: Political Science

Voice Part: Alto 2

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Social Media Chair, Solo Coach

Extracurriculars: Club Lacrosse, Podcast

Charlotte had to relearn how to ride a bike on multiple occasions

Charlotte Berney,

SM '25 (she/her)

Major: Classics, Art

Voice Part: Soprano 2

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Assistant Business Manager, Tour Manager

Extracurriculars: YDN Illustrators Staff

Ariane was on an episode of Sesame Street

Ariane de Gennaro,

BF '25 (she/her)

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Major: Theater & Performance Studies

Voice Part: Soprano 1

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Position(s): Communications Manager, Tour Manager

Extracurriculars: Taps @ Yale, Theater

Serena performed on the same stage Tom Hanks once did

Serena Feniger, HC '25

(she/her)

Major: Physics and Economics

Voice Part: Alto 1

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Assistant Musical Director, Solo Coach

Extracurriculars: Kappa Alpha Theta, Yale Model United Nations

Sofie was in a Chuck E Cheese commercial in the fifth grade

Sofie Fusco, JE '24

(she/her)

Voice Part: Alto 2

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Social Chair

Cindy Hernandez,

MC '24

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Voice Part: Soprano 1

Hometown: Greenwich, CT

Position(s): Social Chair, Social Media Chair

Izzy Kalb, MC '25

(she/her)

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Major: Global Affairs

Voice Part: Soprano 2

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Business Manager, Tour Manager, Social Chair

Extracurriculars: Club Squash, Yale Education Tutoring Initiative

In middle school, Aditi went to a One Direction concert, and Harry Styles waved at her (or so she believes)

Aditi Narayanan, PC '24

(she/her)

Voice Part: Alto 1

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Solo Coach

Extracurriculars: Quantum Research

Avalon collects antiques like diaries, books, trinkets, and film cameras

Avalon Scarola, HC '24

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Major: Political Science, English

Voice Part: Alto 1

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Position(s): Tour Manager, MC

Extracurriculars: YULAA, Vertebrate Paleontology Collections Assistant at Yale Peabody Museum, Effective Altruism @ Yale

An episode of Criminal Minds was filmed at Sarah's house

Sarah Shapiro, PM '25

(she/her)

Voice Part: Soprano 2

Hometown: Cape Elizabeth, ME

Position(s): Videographer, Social Media Chair

Raina Sparks, ES '25

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Major: Neuroscience

Voice Part: Alto 2

Hometown: Chapin, SC

Extracurriculars: Yale Dancers, Community Health Educators, Peristalsis, Alzheimer's Buddies

Jacqueline has a knack for wiggling her ears

Jacqueline Walker, TC '24

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Major: History, Political Science

Voice Part: Alto 1

Hometown: New York, NY

Position(s): Social Chair, Tour Manager

Extracurriculars: Moot Court, SNUGS

Lara is an oldest, youngest, and middle child!

Lara Yellin, BK '25

(she/her)

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Our SEniors

Major: Environmental Studies

Voice Part: Soprano 2

Hometown: Yarmouth, ME

Former Positions: Assistant Business Manager, Album Producer

Extracurriculars: Urban Resources Initiative, YULAA, Migration Alliance @ Yale

Bay was once elbowed in the head by a presidential candidate #yanggang

Bay Hanson, SY ‘22

(she/her)

Major: Comparative Literature and Political Science

Voice Part: Soprano 1

Hometown: Yonkers, NY

Former Positions: Musical Director (Pitch)

Extracurriculars: Yale College Arts, Playwriting and Dramaturgy

Sara was 18 when she learned that narwhals do actually exist. 

Sara Armstrong, JE '22 

(she/her)

Major: Cognitive Science and Sociology

Voice Part: Alto 2

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

Former Positions: Business Manager, Tour Manager, Rush Manager

Extracurriculars: Campus Tour Guide, Social Perception and Communication Lab Research Assistant, YETI

Valerie once got a shoutout from Venus Williams

Valerie Akinyoyenu, BK '22

(she/her)

Major: Neuroscience

Voice Part: Soprano 2

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL

Former Positions: Assistant Musical Director, Tour Manager, Rush Manager, Communications Manager, Album Producer

Extracurriculars: Yale Children's Theater, Research Assistant at Yale Stress Center, Berkeley College aide

 

Grace was almost switched at birth

Grace Larrabee, BK '22

(she/her)

Major: Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Theater and Performance Studies

Voice Part: Alto 1

Hometown: Alpharetta, GA

Former Positions: Social Chair,

Solo Coach

Extracurriculars: Yale Dramatic Association, Research Assistant        for Paulsen Lab, Pi Beta Phi

 

KG is the world's worst psychic!

KG Montes, GH '22

(she/they)

Major: Physics and Philosophy

Voice Part: Alto 1
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Former Positions:  Assistant Musical Director, Beatboxing Coach
Extracurriculars: Student Developer at the Yale Student Technology Collaborative, Outreach Director for the Reproductive Justice Action League at Yale

Cat once met Lil Uzi Vert at the Rite Aid

Cat de Lacoste-Azizi,

BK ‘21

(she/her)

= a member of Yale's senior women's ensemble, Whim 'n Rhythm
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