ScatterTones

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Our ScatterAlumni- A History

  Kyle Frattini   2017 - Tenor - Music Director, Choreographer  Major: Theatre (Musical Theatre)  Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA  Audition Song: "Wanted" by Hunter Hayes  Interests: Singing, Dancing, Acting, Eating, Camping, Hiking, Harry Potter, Sleeping, Being Efficient  Leadership Position: Choreographer (2014-2017), Assistant Music Director (2014-2015), Music Director (2015-2017)

Kyle Frattini

2017 - Tenor - Music Director, Choreographer

Major: Theatre (Musical Theatre)

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Audition Song: "Wanted" by Hunter Hayes

Interests: Singing, Dancing, Acting, Eating, Camping, Hiking, Harry Potter, Sleeping, Being Efficient

Leadership Position: Choreographer (2014-2017), Assistant Music Director (2014-2015), Music Director (2015-2017)

  Will Bostwick   2017 - Baritone/VP - CD Production Manager  Major: Theatre (Acting)  Hometown: Tucson, AZ  Audition Song: "I Don't Trust Myself (With Loving You)" by John Mayer  Interests: Guitar, acting, attempting to graduate from college with limited student debt and a dental plan.  Leadership Positions: CD Production Manager (2016-present)  Solo(s): "Refuse" by Kevin Garrett

Will Bostwick

2017 - Baritone/VP - CD Production Manager

Major: Theatre (Acting)

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Audition Song: "I Don't Trust Myself (With Loving You)" by John Mayer

Interests: Guitar, acting, attempting to graduate from college with limited student debt and a dental plan.

Leadership Positions: CD Production Manager (2016-present)

Solo(s): "Refuse" by Kevin Garrett

  Brandon "Brandy" Papo   2017 - Baritone - Historian  Major: Film  Hometown: Los Angeles, CA  Audition Song: "The Wayfaring Stranger" by Ed Sheeran  Interests: NOT singing, NOT acting, Big Brother, horror films, The Paranormal, eating cookie cake, chocolate, YouTube, creating YouTube videos (#oyvey), Hunger Games, OITNB, laughing infinitely  Leadership Position: Historian (2014-present)  Solo(s): “Wild” by Troye Sivan, "Upside Down" by A-Teens, "Lost in the World" by Kanye West, "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce

Brandon "Brandy" Papo

2017 - Baritone - Historian

Major: Film

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Audition Song: "The Wayfaring Stranger" by Ed Sheeran

Interests: NOT singing, NOT acting, Big Brother, horror films, The Paranormal, eating cookie cake, chocolate, YouTube, creating YouTube videos (#oyvey), Hunger Games, OITNB, laughing infinitely

Leadership Position: Historian (2014-present)

Solo(s): “Wild” by Troye Sivan, "Upside Down" by A-Teens, "Lost in the World" by Kanye West, "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce

  Sarah Dahdouh   2017 - Alto  Major: Psychobiology  Hometown: Union City, CA  Audition Song: "Feeling Good" by Michael Bublé  Interests: Acting, Dancing, Flower-Picking, Poetry, Christmas Light Hunting  Leadership Position: Assistant Choreographer (2014)

Sarah Dahdouh

2017 - Alto

Major: Psychobiology

Hometown: Union City, CA

Audition Song: "Feeling Good" by Michael Bublé

Interests: Acting, Dancing, Flower-Picking, Poetry, Christmas Light Hunting

Leadership Position: Assistant Choreographer (2014)

  Adam Turney   2017 - Baritone - President  Major: Theatre  Hometown: Antioch, CA  Audition Song: "Black & Gold" by Sam Sparro  Interests: Singing, Acting, Dancing, Songwriting, Social Networking, Reality TV, Fashion, Smizing, Twerking, Brownie Network  Leadership Position: Business Manager (2014-2015), President (2015-2017)  Solo(s): "Magic" by Coldplay, "Stay / When I Was Your Man" by Rihanna / Bruno Mars, "Garands / Atlas" by Young the Giant / Coldplay, "Kiss from a Rose by Seal

Adam Turney

2017 - Baritone - President

Major: Theatre

Hometown: Antioch, CA

Audition Song: "Black & Gold" by Sam Sparro

Interests: Singing, Acting, Dancing, Songwriting, Social Networking, Reality TV, Fashion, Smizing, Twerking, Brownie Network

Leadership Position: Business Manager (2014-2015), President (2015-2017)

Solo(s): "Magic" by Coldplay, "Stay / When I Was Your Man" by Rihanna / Bruno Mars, "Garands / Atlas" by Young the Giant / Coldplay, "Kiss from a Rose by Seal

  Amrita Newton   2018 - Alto  Major: Electrical Engineering  Hometown: Orinda, CA  Audition Song: "City Called Heaven" (Gospel)  Interests: Theater, Soccer, Piano, Writing Music  Leadership Position: Assistant Music Director (2015)  Solo(s): "To Build A Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra, "Say Something" by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera

Amrita Newton

2018 - Alto

Major: Electrical Engineering

Hometown: Orinda, CA

Audition Song: "City Called Heaven" (Gospel)

Interests: Theater, Soccer, Piano, Writing Music

Leadership Position: Assistant Music Director (2015)

Solo(s): "To Build A Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra, "Say Something" by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera

  Maeve Riley   2019 - Mezzo - Social Media Manager - Social Chair  Major: Theatre  Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA  Audition Song: “Almost is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande  Interests: Singing, watching movies, playing piano, reading, Boston sports, family and friends, photoshopping pictures of Bob Saget onto the faces of her loved ones, Vining for BroadwayWorld.com  Leadership Position: Social Media Manager (2016-2017), Social Chair (2016-2017)  Solo(s): "Car Wash" in the style of Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliot, "Dirty Diana" by Michael Jackson, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benetar, "Stone Cold" by Demi Lovato, "Beyonce Medley”

Maeve Riley

2019 - Mezzo - Social Media Manager - Social Chair

Major: Theatre

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Audition Song: “Almost is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande

Interests: Singing, watching movies, playing piano, reading, Boston sports, family and friends, photoshopping pictures of Bob Saget onto the faces of her loved ones, Vining for BroadwayWorld.com

Leadership Position: Social Media Manager (2016-2017), Social Chair (2016-2017)

Solo(s): "Car Wash" in the style of Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliot, "Dirty Diana" by Michael Jackson, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benetar, "Stone Cold" by Demi Lovato, "Beyonce Medley”

  Ryan Nealon   Class of 2017  Major: Jazz Studies  Hometown: San Diego  Audition Song: I Can't Make You Love Me  Interests/Where Are They Now?: Since leaving the group I've been playing around town a whole bunch with my band, and it's been taking off! We perform very regularly which is definitely surreal for me. I'm also collaborating with several producers on new tracks, and I'm currently working on my debut album which should be out by 2018!

Ryan Nealon

Class of 2017

Major: Jazz Studies

Hometown: San Diego

Audition Song: I Can't Make You Love Me

Interests/Where Are They Now?: Since leaving the group I've been playing around town a whole bunch with my band, and it's been taking off! We perform very regularly which is definitely surreal for me. I'm also collaborating with several producers on new tracks, and I'm currently working on my debut album which should be out by 2018!

  Isaac Mirzadegan    Class of 2016   Major: Psychology  Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, CA  Audition Song: "Build Me Up Buttercup" by The Foundations  Interests: Hiking, running, mandolin, rain, babies, Doctor Who  Where Are They Now?

Isaac Mirzadegan

Class of 2016 

Major: Psychology

Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, CA

Audition Song: "Build Me Up Buttercup" by The Foundations

Interests: Hiking, running, mandolin, rain, babies, Doctor Who

Where Are They Now?

  Maya Schulefand    Class of 2016   Major: Communication Studies  Hometown: Las Vegas, NV  Audition Song: "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley  Interests: Traveling, Fitness, Beach, Music Loving Vegetarian  Where Are They Now?: M aya currently works in Television Development at a production company in Los Angeles. She also likes to believe she is still a current member of the ScatterTones.

Maya Schulefand

Class of 2016 

Major: Communication Studies

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Audition Song: "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley

Interests: Traveling, Fitness, Beach, Music Loving Vegetarian

Where Are They Now?: Maya currently works in Television Development at a production company in Los Angeles. She also likes to believe she is still a current member of the ScatterTones.

  Catriona Fray    Class of 2016   Major: Theatre (Musical Theatre)  Hometown: Fresno, CA  Audition Song: “Who You Are” by Jessie J  Interests: Singing, Dancing, Acting, Songwriting, Playing Piano and Guitar, Worshiping, Reading, Laughing  Where Are They Now?: A voice teacher and an aspiring Broadway star! 

Catriona Fray

Class of 2016 

Major: Theatre (Musical Theatre)

Hometown: Fresno, CA

Audition Song: “Who You Are” by Jessie J

Interests: Singing, Dancing, Acting, Songwriting, Playing Piano and Guitar, Worshiping, Reading, Laughing

Where Are They Now?: A voice teacher and an aspiring Broadway star! 

   Rishikesh Menon     Class of 2014    Major: Psychology    Hometown: La Canada Flintridge, CA    Audition song: Billionaire - Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars    Interests: Science fiction, Space exploration, Sports (mainly basketball and soccer), stand-up comedy (I enjoy it, I don't do it), and linguistics     Where Are They Now?: I live in Culver City, work at a multimedia agency for YouTube creators, and am pursuing voice acting. I've continued to study music since I graduated, now focusing on instrumental music.

Rishikesh Menon

Class of 2014

Major: Psychology

Hometown: La Canada Flintridge, CA

Audition song: Billionaire - Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars

Interests: Science fiction, Space exploration, Sports (mainly basketball and soccer), stand-up comedy (I enjoy it, I don't do it), and linguistics

Where Are They Now?: I live in Culver City, work at a multimedia agency for YouTube creators, and am pursuing voice acting. I've continued to study music since I graduated, now focusing on instrumental music.

  Caitlyn Calfas   Class of 2014  Major: Musical Theatre  Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA  Audition Song: “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan (Adele cover)  Interests: Browsing Michael’s Craft Stores, Hiking, Resisting the urge to eat an entire pint of Halo Top Chocolate Ice Cream, and searching for things my cat hid under my bed.  Where are they now? Since graduating, I’ve been performing in musicals all over the place. When not in rehearsal, I work at a dance studio in Santa Monica and come home to my lovely ScatterRoomie (Taylor DiBernardo) and our adorably crazy cat Lollipop.

Caitlyn Calfas

Class of 2014

Major: Musical Theatre

Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA

Audition Song: “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan (Adele cover)

Interests: Browsing Michael’s Craft Stores, Hiking, Resisting the urge to eat an entire pint of Halo Top Chocolate Ice Cream, and searching for things my cat hid under my bed.

Where are they now? Since graduating, I’ve been performing in musicals all over the place. When not in rehearsal, I work at a dance studio in Santa Monica and come home to my lovely ScatterRoomie (Taylor DiBernardo) and our adorably crazy cat Lollipop.

   Ross Gordon      Class of 2014     Major: Business Economics     Hometown: Santa Monica, CA     Audition Song: “We All Need Saving” by Jon McLaughlin     Interests: Spontaneous Road Trips, National Parks, Everything UCLA and Hillary Clinton     Where Are They Now?: Ross works for Hulu in Santa Monica as a content finance and data analyst. He is currently taking husband applications.

Ross Gordon

Class of 2014

Major: Business Economics

Hometown: Santa Monica, CA

Audition Song: “We All Need Saving” by Jon McLaughlin

Interests: Spontaneous Road Trips, National Parks, Everything UCLA and Hillary Clinton

Where Are They Now?: Ross works for Hulu in Santa Monica as a content finance and data analyst. He is currently taking husband applications.

  Ari Afsar   Class of 2013  Major: Ethnomusicology   Audition Song: Put Your Records On   Where Are They Now?: She is currently starring as Eliza in the original Chicago production of Hamilton. She has a single "Love You I Don't" out now on iTunes/Spotify. 

Ari Afsar

Class of 2013

Major: Ethnomusicology 

Audition Song: Put Your Records On 

Where Are They Now?: She is currently starring as Eliza in the original Chicago production of Hamilton. She has a single "Love You I Don't" out now on iTunes/Spotify. 

  Lauren Diez (Schlueter)    Class of 2012  Major: Music Education  Hometown: Orange, CA  Audition Song: Angel by Sarah McLachlan  Interests: Wine, food, choral music  Where Are They Now?: Lauren is a middle school choir teacher in Los Gatos, CA and is working on her masters degree in choral conducting at San Jose State University. She is a soprano in the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and gets her a cappella fix by directing her students in an extra-curricular a cappella group called “Sing" founded in 2014 (they’re really cute). Lauren married her college sweetheart, Steven, in 2015. They currently live in San Jose and enjoy visiting the wine country as often as possible.

Lauren Diez (Schlueter) 

Class of 2012

Major: Music Education

Hometown: Orange, CA

Audition Song: Angel by Sarah McLachlan

Interests: Wine, food, choral music

Where Are They Now?: Lauren is a middle school choir teacher in Los Gatos, CA and is working on her masters degree in choral conducting at San Jose State University. She is a soprano in the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and gets her a cappella fix by directing her students in an extra-curricular a cappella group called “Sing" founded in 2014 (they’re really cute). Lauren married her college sweetheart, Steven, in 2015. They currently live in San Jose and enjoy visiting the wine country as often as possible.

   Melinda Porto     Class of 2011    Major: Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre Hometown: Villa Park, CA    Audition Song: "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas    Interests: Maintaining my gold status at Starbucks, perfecting Busta Rhymes raps, avoiding jury duty.    What Are They Now?: Since graduating from UCLA, I've worked very consistently in musical theatre all around LA and Orange County. I moved to NYC in 2014 to continue chasing "the dream", and then spent most of 2015 singing and dancing as a performer on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship! I am currently living in New York City, auditioning all the time, training to be a fitness instructor, and falling more in love with the city every day.

Melinda Porto

Class of 2011

Major: Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre Hometown: Villa Park, CA

Audition Song: "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas

Interests: Maintaining my gold status at Starbucks, perfecting Busta Rhymes raps, avoiding jury duty.

What Are They Now?: Since graduating from UCLA, I've worked very consistently in musical theatre all around LA and Orange County. I moved to NYC in 2014 to continue chasing "the dream", and then spent most of 2015 singing and dancing as a performer on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship! I am currently living in New York City, auditioning all the time, training to be a fitness instructor, and falling more in love with the city every day.

  Russell Angelico   Class of 2011  Major: B.A. International Development Studies  Hometown: Encinitas, CA  Audition Song: “Must Get Out” Maroon 5  Interests: Political activist, branding / social media specialist, audio engineer, entrepreneur, and musician. Traveller of Africa, Europe and the Middle East (but California is home)  Where Are They Now?: Since graduating, I'm a recording artist and hi-tech/media marketer.

Russell Angelico

Class of 2011

Major: B.A. International Development Studies

Hometown: Encinitas, CA

Audition Song: “Must Get Out” Maroon 5

Interests: Political activist, branding / social media specialist, audio engineer, entrepreneur, and musician. Traveller of Africa, Europe and the Middle East (but California is home)

Where Are They Now?: Since graduating, I'm a recording artist and hi-tech/media marketer.

  Kendall Salter   Class of 2010  Major: B.A. History  Hometown: Idyllwild, CA  Audition Song: Wink and a Smile  Interests: Sports, especially baseball, soccer, college football and basketball; theater; viola; running; racquetball; reading; former journalist.  Where Are They Now?: I’m now a law student at the University of Iowa College of Law, in Iowa City, IA. Before this, I got a Master's degree in journalism from Boston University.

Kendall Salter

Class of 2010

Major: B.A. History

Hometown: Idyllwild, CA

Audition Song: Wink and a Smile

Interests: Sports, especially baseball, soccer, college football and basketball; theater; viola; running; racquetball; reading; former journalist.

Where Are They Now?: I’m now a law student at the University of Iowa College of Law, in Iowa City, IA. Before this, I got a Master's degree in journalism from Boston University.

  Nathan Nambiar   Class of 2009  Major: Physiological Science    Hometown: Hemet, CA,   Audition song: What a Wonderful World  Interests/Where Are They Now?: Now I'm in SF working in Marketing as a account executive. Whenever we need extras for work or singers, I try to include ScatterTones alum in our work.

Nathan Nambiar

Class of 2009

Major: Physiological Science  

Hometown: Hemet, CA, 

Audition song: What a Wonderful World

Interests/Where Are They Now?: Now I'm in SF working in Marketing as a account executive. Whenever we need extras for work or singers, I try to include ScatterTones alum in our work.

  Brian Zentmyer    Class of 2008  Major: Cultural Anthropology  Hometown: La Canada  Audition Song: "Dam Would Break" by Glen Phillips  Interests/Where Are They Now?: Dinosaur Comics et al, working as a licensed architect in Los Angeles and raising one (at present) crazy baby with my wife.

Brian Zentmyer

Class of 2008

Major: Cultural Anthropology

Hometown: La Canada

Audition Song: "Dam Would Break" by Glen Phillips

Interests/Where Are They Now?: Dinosaur Comics et al, working as a licensed architect in Los Angeles and raising one (at present) crazy baby with my wife.

  Katrina Veldkamp    Class of 2008  Major: English  Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA  Audition Song: River Deep Mountain High   Interests: Baking, reading, karaoke   Where Are They Now?: I’m an employee benefits/tax lawyer working at a firm here in Southern California. Also I am involved in community theater and am a member of Legal Voices, an LA-based lawyer choir!

Katrina Veldkamp

Class of 2008

Major: English

Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA

Audition Song: River Deep Mountain High 

Interests: Baking, reading, karaoke 

Where Are They Now?: I’m an employee benefits/tax lawyer working at a firm here in Southern California. Also I am involved in community theater and am a member of Legal Voices, an LA-based lawyer choir!

  Stanley Thomas    Class of 2005  Major: Neuroscience/Physiological Science  Hometown: La Palma, CA  Audition Song: Your Song - Elton John   Interests: Music, Medicine, Hiking, Football/Basketball, Traveling  Where Are They Now?: Omaha, Nebraska - 11 years later, still training..... currently a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow at Creighton University 

Stanley Thomas

Class of 2005

Major: Neuroscience/Physiological Science

Hometown: La Palma, CA

Audition Song: Your Song - Elton John 

Interests: Music, Medicine, Hiking, Football/Basketball, Traveling

Where Are They Now?: Omaha, Nebraska - 11 years later, still training..... currently a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow at Creighton University