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Why Vanderbilt

The supportive community, amazing performance training, and the Nashville music scene. People really listen to you and want to hear your point of view, and everyone is really respectful of each other.

Describe a favorite activity or organization and why you like it.

I really like being a part of Vanderbilt Gamecraft because I'm a huge fan of board games, and it helps me to feel more connected to non music majors on campus. It's also a LOT of fun, and a nice break from a long week of classes. 

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

English and Italian Diction with Professor Montgomery is my favorite of my morning classes. She's both a brilliant and entertaining teacher, and the small, voice major class size makes it super personalized to what we are studying. Professor Montgomery also helps encourage us when we have big exam weeks.

Describe your most memorable Nashville or off-campus experience.

A couple weekends into school and life at Vandy, my Visions group all went cliff jumping at Percy Priest. It was such a great experience, even though it was terrifying and I won't jump off a cliff probably ever again. :D

List some of your favorite books, movies, TV shows, or musical artists.

Movies: Legally Blonde, Silence of the Lambs, Coco, Meet the Robinsons

TV: Friends, The Office, Glee, Avatar the Last Airbender

Musical Artists: Daniel Caesar, Tom Jones, Lindsay Mendez, George Gershwin, any musical or opera soundtrack honestly