Reese Burghard (she/her) Music Director, President Voice Part: Soprano Year in School: Senior Major: Psychology Hometown: Frankfort, IL Favorite Artist: Lady Gaga Favorite No Strings Memory: Finding out our previous VP, Evan Fouts, had won the award for best VP in the Great Lakes ICCA quarterfinal last year. We were all crowded together at my apartment and screamed and cheered for him. Fun Fact: I had a tik tok go semi-viral out of nowhere and I’m still using it as my fun fact because it was the closest to fame I’ve ever gotten.
Sachi Roy (she/they) Assistant Music Director Voice Part: Alto Year in School: Sophomore Major: Psychology Hometown: Cupertino, CA Favorite Song: Hymn for the Weekend by Coldplay Favorite No Strings Memory: Getting dinner after rehearsals at Merry Ann's Diner! Fun Fact: I write and produce my own music and I've been working on another album over the summer!
Gwyn Skiles (she/her) Vice President, PR+Appearances Chair Voice Part: Soprano Year in School: Junior Major: Journalism Hometown: Glenview, IL Favorite Artist: Taylor Swift Favorite No Strings Memory: My favorite No Strings memory is from Acatoberfest last year. We had just finished performing together as a group for the first time and when we got back stage everyone was giving each other hugs and compliments. We worked so hard and overcame so many obstacles to get the opportunity to host the concert and perform our four songs, so it felt even more rewarding when we finally did it. For a lot of us, that was our first time performing to a live audience since the start of the pandemic. Fun Fact: Tonya Harding blocked me and blocked me on Instagram.
Juan Carlos Vaca Jr. (he/him) Treasurer Voice Part: Baritone Year in School: Senior Major: Psychology and Social Work Hometown: Chicago, IL Favorite Album: Heaux Tales by Jazmine Sullivan Favorite No Strings Memory: My first No Strings Winter Tour!! Fun Fact: I named my dog Chewy after Chewbacca because he looks like Chewbacca and my last name is Vaca.
Emma Larson (she/her) Public Relations and Appearances Manager Voice Part: Alto Year in School: Senior Major: Graphic Design Minor: Queer Studies Hometown: Normal, IL Favorite Artist: Elton John Favorite No Strings Memory: When we found out we placed 3rd at ICCA Quarterfinals. There's a hilarious photo that was taken the moment it was announced and we were all crammed into Reese's living room. Fun Fact: My dream is to write and illustrate children's books!
Brayden Cunningham (he/him) Business Manager Voice Part: Bass Year in School: Senior Major: Communications Hometown: Minonk, IL Favorite Artist: Voiceplay Favorite No Strings Memory: Finding a fantastic little group to be a part of. Fun Fact: In the 7th grade, I grew so fast that the growth plates in my feet split, and I spent several months walking around in 2 medical boots.
Jocelyn Graczyk (she/her) Choreographer, PR+Appearances Chair Voice Part: Alto Year in School: Sophomore Major: Psychology Hometown: Orland Park, IL Favorite Artist: Ariana Grande Favorite No Strings Memory: I loved recording the skits that we put on for the Spring Concert. Fun Fact: My favorite hobbies are writing and producing music.
Eli Wright (she/they) Voice Part: Alto Year in School: Senior Major: Creative Writing Minor: Journalism Hometown: Antioch, IL Favorite Artist: Left Boy Favorite No Strings Memory: Acatoberfest my freshman year! It was the first time I had performed for a crowd that size. Fun Fact: I have over 2000 hours logged in the Sims 4.