• Orchestra Board 2022–2023

    Tairan Zhang

    President

    tz352@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Government & Information Science, '24

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I can play ping-pong and tennis with either hand but can't catch things to save my life! 🏓 🎾

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Celebrating the year during spring formal and performing in Bailey Hall! 🕺

    Andrej Dovciak

    Vice President

    ajd286@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Physics, '25

    Instrument(s): Cello

    Fun Fact: I am a slightly out-of-practice tea enthusiast! 🍵🫖

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Playing with JP Jofre and CCO for the final concert of the Spring 2022 semester! 🪗

    Tanvi Athavale

    Secretary

    ta334@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Information Science (ISST), '23

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: My goal is to visit all 50 states in the next few years with my sister—we're a little over halfway there! 🌄

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Meeting some of my best friends through CSO 😃 💕

    Austin Kwan

    Treasurer

    ak2438@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Chemical Engineering, '24

    Instrument(s): Cello

    Fun Fact: I am a part-time plant dad! 🌱

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Post-rehearsal dinners with the orchestra fam 🍽 👪

    Irene Hwang

    Social Chair

    iyh4@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Biological Sciences, '25

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I am a native Ithacan—I have lived here my whole life! 🏡 🏞

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Spring formal and Tchaik 5! 🌸

    Nanor Seraydarian

    Publicity Chair

    ns743@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Music, '24

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: My name means lullaby in Armenian! 😴

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Tabling for the Krispy Kreme fundraiser (and hating on lemons)! 💵 🍋

    Kaitlyn Lee

    Fundraising Chair

    kl629@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Biology and Society, '25

    Instrument(s): Cello

    Fun Fact: I have a pet fish in my dorm! 🐠 🏫

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: My first fall CSO concert!

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    Jason Steiner

    Merch Chair

    jns226@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Computer Science, '24

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I am a huge basketball nerd—talk to me about anything NBA, or 1v1 me if you dare! 🏀

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Eating way too much Krispy Kreme! 🍽 🍩

    Lauren Kam

    Alumni Relations Chair

    lk543@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Computer Science, '25

    Instrument(s): Viola

    Fun Fact: I have a cat named Lobster! 😻 🦞

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Eating the best dessert of my life at the orchestra formal 🍰

    Kay McIlhenny

    Newsletter Chair

    kmm464@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Biology, '24

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I had to sleep at an airport in Japan because my flight got canceled! 🛌 ✈️

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: The Spring Formal! 💃

    Jessica Mandel

    Outreach Chair

    jhm367@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Human Development, '24

    Instrument(s): French Horm

    Fun Fact: I am a resident advisor for Mews and Loving House 😍🏯

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Competing alongside my fellow musicians for orchestra Jeopardy! We got really spirited once Cornell Store money was on the line. 💵

    Tyler Wu

    Website Manager

    tzw3@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Biological Sciences, '25

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I love Blackpink 🖤 💕

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: Performing with the New York Baroque Dance Company in CCO 👯‍♀️

    Lisa Yamaguchi

    Outreach Chair

    lmy24@cornell.edu

     

    Major(s): Industrial and Labor Relations, '25

    Instrument(s): Violin

    Fun Fact: I lived in 4 countries growing up! 🌏 🗾

    Favorite Orchestra Memory: The fall concert with CCO and CSO! 🎻