Current Members

Meet the GrooVians!

GrooVians are funny, weird, goofy, and energetic. But most of all, they’re hardworking and dedicated musicians! These are the current members of GrooVe!

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Ben Brown

Physics, Sophomore
Bass

Ben is loved by many, but few know that:
-Life is a computer game and Ben Brown is the one behind the keyboard.
-Ben Brown once won a staring contest against Mt. Rushmore.
-Ben Brown once held hands with Jerry Seinfeld. It was awkward for everyone involved.
-When Ben Brown smiles you can hear angels singing songs from the soundtrack of Shrek 2.

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Miranda Bibb

Math, Junior
Alto

Miranda once won an award for coolest Facebook mom, but did you also know that:
-She can bake cookies which cure any ailment you may face in life.
-When she was a young child, she befriended a penguin named Jerry whom she still keeps in touch with and sends Christmas cards to.
-In her free time, she volunteers as a puppy cuddler and nurses sick pups back to health just by looking at them.
-Her blanket is actually a cape that she carries just in case the world needs saving.

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Jill Bucaro

Allied Health Sciences, Sophomore
Soprano

Jill has the ability to skip on clouds. Other important facts about Jill are:
-Mermaids go to her for advice on how to do their hair.
-Each time she wears a sweater, she gains a new superpower.
-Few people are aware, but she was the one who trained Yoda.
-Bananas are her kryptonite.

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Sergio Cabañas

Computer Information Systems, Senior
Tenor

Sergio was given a personal invitation to the Dundees because:
-The Aflac duck was actually just Sergio in a really good costume.
-Sergio can speak over 50 languages but he won’t tell us which ones.
-Robert Downey Jr. goes to Sergio for advice about his hair.
-Sergio’s accent resonates at a frequency that can be felt in the heart from miles away.

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Lexi Hebert

Criminal Justice and Psychology, Sophomore
Soprano

Lexi was created by scientists to spread joy in the world. Here’s how she does it:
-Lexi keeps telling us that she has proof that Finland doesn’t exist, but changes the subject when we ask her to show us.
-Lexi’s dog is actually just a really small werewolf.
-Lexi can hear people speaking from miles away whenever she uses a phone.
-When asked to choose between a million dollars and a good night’s sleep, she didn’t answer because she was already asleep.

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Logan Larson

General Biology, Sophomore
Alto

Logan is the secret apprentice to Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer. Some other fun facts include:
-Logan was disappointed to discover that the movie Logan was not about her.
-Logan was also disappointed to discover that the movie Boss Baby was not about her.
-Ironically, Logan is still unaware that the movie Braveheart is actually about her.
-Logan’s spirit animal is that one squirrel that ran up to you that one time in the park. You remember that time.

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Andrew Leemon

Theater, Freshman
Bass

Andrew has taken many a person to Funky Town, but did you also know:
-Andrew once got into an acting competition with Jack Nicholson. It ended in a draw because they couldn’t tell who was who.
-The police are always after Andrew, but only to tell him how handsome he is.
-Andrew keeps an elf in his pocket at all times. He thinks the rest of us don’t notice, but we’re on to him.
-When Andrew shoots his finger guns, he shoots a ray of positivity that does 1d6 points of damage to sadness.

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Chris Marco

Political Science and History, Freshman
Tenor

Chris captivates nations with his rad dance moves. Other facts include:
-Chris was mentored by both Serena and Venus Williams. Despite expectations, it wasn’t a tennis mentorship; it was actually for carpentry.
-Ash Ketchum’s true rival is actually Chris. They are both attempting to be the very best like no-one ever was.
-Chris is the only person we’ve ever met who’s smile actually glints in the sunlight.
-None of us have ever seen Chris and the king of Sweden in the same room. We are unsure what this means.

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LisaMarie Misuraca

Undeclared, Freshman
Soprano

LisaMarie is allowed in every exclusive ping pong club in Chicago because:
-LisaMarie interviewed to be a judge on America’s Got Talent, but they said she was overqualified.
-When asked about her experience competing in the National Hopscotch Championships, LisaMarie politely asked us to stop asking her about her experience competing in the National Hopscotch Championships.
-LisaMarie is able to beat every member of the cast of Frasier in an arm wrestle.
-Funny enough, LisaMarie is actually short for LisaKudrow MarieAntoinette.

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Devon McAllister

Music, Senior
Vocal Percussion

Devon’s not allowed in Chili’s anymore because:
-Devon has a large collection of Batman-themed items, but has never seen any of the Batman films or TV shows. He’s too deep in the lie to turn back now.
-When you X-ray Devon’s chest you’ll find two kittens where his lungs should be.
-Devon is the oldest man alive, except for like a few other guys probably.
-No matter how hard he tries, Devon cannot figure out where Seattle is.

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Siera Monroe

Elementary Education, Sophomore
Alto

Siera dances with wolves frequently, but did you know:
-She once blew a kiss at someone but missed and now it’s just floating in the air somewhere.
-It only takes 3 and a half balloons to lift her off the ground, but only if they’re purple balloons.
-She once drove the entire circumference of the earth without a vehicle
-Her style icon is Josh Groban, but don’t ask her why.

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Steven Moore

Accounting, Senior
Tenor

Steven hates playing the recorder. Other fun facts include:
– He has a twin, but we can’t figure out who’s who because they both keep telling us that they’re the “real Steven”.
-He once beat Bruce Lee in a very intense round of thumb war.
-Somewhere in the world, there is a boomerang that Steven threw when he was 11 that has yet to land.
-Steven’s secret talent is that he is also a really sturdy chip clip.

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Brittany O’Connell

Undeclared, Freshman
Alto

Brittany was the first to know when the boys were back in town. Other facts about her include:
-Brittany can count to 100 faster than anyone we’ve ever seen. Like, it’s absolutely wild how fast it is. Truly unbelievable.
-The aura that Brittany radiates can calm even the most hangry of people.
-Brittany is a master prankster; she once convinced the entire state of Wyoming that they weren’t real
-Brittany once threw a football over a mountain range. The whole thing.

Alumni

Alex Reynolds

Alexa Kroonblawd

Alison Haney

Amber Brashier

Bailey Phegley

Becca Raines

Becca Sikina

Beth Brown

Brandi Maxam

Brett Mitchell

Brian Glettler

Casey McCullen

Casie Huntley

Chase Reynolds

Chelsea Spencer

Claire Fellin

Cortney Reynolds

Cynda Molina

Emma Clayton

Evan Hausig

Evan Kresta

Evan Lian

Evan Wilhelm

Gabby Lowenthal

Ian McDonough

Jacob Sackleh

Jake Jager

Jenna Convalle

Jessie Elliott

JJ Manser

John Spencer

Jon Grube

Jonathan Garcia

Joshua Sackleh

Kalli Siringas

Keegan Cox

Kelli Nemetz

Kris Cortez

Max Elliott

Marina Mihelich

Mary Kate Murnen

Mitch Couturier

Mo Denhof

Nick Ciliak

Nicolas Morton

Ross Argir

Sean Connelly

Sean Haney

Tanner Presswood

Talon Rudel

Tommy Anglim

William Scanlon