Fall 2016 Auditions

LET THE COUNTDOWN BEGIN!!

We hope all you Hokies are ready for the new school year to start! We're particularly excited because a new school year means it's time for auditions!! So, come one, come all, we can't wait to hear you!

Monday, August 29th, 8-10pm
Tuesday, August 30th, 8-10pm
Williamsburg Room, Squire Student Center

Come prepared with a verse and chorus of your choosing!

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Spring 2016 Update

We are so excited to hit the ground running this semester! We have so many exciting things happening this semester as we prepare to celebrate our 20th Anniversary! Mark your calendars for April 23rd at 7:30 in the GLC Auditorium. It will be a concert you won't want to miss!

If you want to have us perform at any events this semester, check out the contact us page and send us an email.

Sadly we will not be holding auditions this semester but we hope to see you next semester at auditions!

Introducing our NOOBS!

After two nights of very talented Hokies coming out to our fall auditions and tough decisions brought on by kick-ass callbacks, we finally had our first rehearsal with our NOOBS.  We're so excited to sing with them!

Introducing (back row, left to right) Omar "OJ" Jastaniah, Ethan Ludwick,Sean Kim, Andrew Taylor, William "Tully" Saul, (front row left to right) Tricia Blackmon, Rachel Trizna.

Missed our concert?

Missed our concert? Well, then check out the full concert playlist from Sky Full of Neon Lights on our YouTube page! While you're at it, subscribe to our channel and share it with your friends and family! Thanks again to everyone who made this concert a success.
 

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer sunshine! We can't wait to get working again in the Fall. Stay tuned to our website, Facebook and Instagram for important dates regarding the fall semester.

Introducing The New 2015-2016 Officers

Left to Right: Michaela Reardon, Jessica Levy, Tyler Thrift, TJ Davis, Sanjana Venkatraman, Wolfe Glick, Shannon Holcombe

We are excited to officially announce the 2015-2016 Mixed Emotions Exec Board! Congratulations to all of you and best of luck next year!

President: Michaela Reardon

Vice President: Jessica Levy

Music Directors: Tyler Thrift, TJ Davis & Sanjana Venkatraman

Treasurer: Wolfe Glick

Social Chair: Shannon Holcombe

Sky Full of Neon Lights

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We had such a blast performing for you and we hope you had a great time! Thanks to all the family and friends who came out to support us and a special thank you to Zack Wajsgras for taking such wonderful pictures during the concert. If you want to see more of the photos of the concert--check out the gallery here. Also, stay tuned for updates on concert videos if you missed your chance to go to the concert or if you just want to re-live the experience. We look forward to seeing you next semester at our Fall Concert!

What was your favorite part of the show? What was your favorite song? Comment below! We would love to hear your thoughts.

Senior Spotlight: Chip Barker

We saved the best, and the oldest for last. Our last Senior Spotlight goes out to our most super-senior, Chip "not Dale" Barker. Chip, a Electrical Engineering major, has been in the group for 10 semesters now. Chip is always the member who has food at practice, and no, he won't share it with you! Passionate about dynamics and making sure we watch the music director, Chip's dedication to MEMO will surely be missed!

Senior Spotlight: Julie Vasquez

Next spotlight is on our Wonder Woman, Julie Vasquez. Julie is known for her powerful vocals and impressively accurate African inspired chant in "He Lives in You." Julie can be found building houses, cycling at the gym, or spending long hours designing in the architecture studio; somehow she does it all and still has time to frequent Hokie House on the weekends. She has been such a vital addition to this group since coming in as a freshman as she has sang everything from beautiful soprano to powerhouse tenor. Her creativity, amazing choice in shoes and her musical ear will be sorely missed!

Senior Spotlight: Erin Collier

Today our spotlight is on Erin Collier-a.k.a "Miss Collier," "Molly Weasley" and "the token ginger." Erin joined the group as a soprano during her first semester of freshman year. Known for being the biggest Harry Potter fan in her hometown of Chatham, New Jersey, Erin brought magic to the lives of everyone in the group. Her big heart and dedication to Mixed Emotions have been part of the backbone of this group since she got in. Erin's laughter at inappropriate times, willingness to always take a "shot-for-shot", and kind spirit will be greatly missed.

Senior Spotlight: Emma Cohen

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Spotlight up on Emma Cohen! Everyone in MEMO wishes they were as trendy and hip as Emma. She is usually rocking bohemian attire and eating only organic snacks at rehearsal. A soulful, confident alto, Emma has been a member of Mixed Emotions since her first semester of freshman year! Emma is a passionate member of Hillel at Virginia Tech. After she graduates, Emma will continue her passion for Hillel by spending a year abroad in Israel
Although she has a knack for going commando and getting lost, we can't get enough of our free spirited sweetheart!

Senior Spotlight: Erick Enciso

Our spotlight today is on Erick Emmanuel Aloysious Gonzaga "Enrique Iglesias Inigo Montoya Esteban Edmund Eduardo Silencio" Enciso "puede". Erick has been in the group since the first semester of his freshman year and has been one of the groups' music directors since he was a sophomore! Possibly getting the best workout on stage, Erick can always be seen on the side of the arc conducting our songs with flapping arms and huge sweeping motions. Erick has been an integral part of the group because of his great ear and huge heart. I don't know what we will miss more, Erick or his delicious sausage bread. Regardless, the group won't be the same without our favorite Filipino friend next year!

Senior Spotlight: Nick Carr

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Next up in the spotlight is senior Nick Carr! He came into the group at the beginning of his sophomore year and will forever be considered the "power bass," sure to hit the lowest notes in every song. Nick, aka "Coach", "Nicola", and "He Who Wants Your Money" is always full of smiles and positive encouragement for all of us. Everyone knows Nick is full of wanderlust and has a strong passion for Virginia Tech's Taaluma Project which helps the Kenyan educational system.  Mixed Emotions will definitely miss our "dad" and "personal chauffeur" next semester!

Senior Spotlight: Finn Dahl

Starting off the senior spotlights with our fearless leader, Finn Dahl! Also known as "Dahl-finn" or "Finnerdeen," he has been in Mixed Emotions since his first semester of Freshman Year.  From serenading fangirls to busting his signature moves during performances ,Finn has always been a huge part of our family.

Richmond Rhythm 2015

WOW. We are still speechless.
Last weekend we had the privilege of singing at VCU as part of Richmond Rhythm. We worked like hell last week to get our set perfected and went into the competition hoping to have a good time. We competed against nine other collegiate a cappella groups from Virginia.
We are so proud to announce that we won both First Place Overall AND Audience Favorite. Congrats to all the groups that performed and a special shout out to our fellow Hokies, Naturally Sharp!

Thanks to the VCU R.A.M.ifications for hosting us and to all of our fans for supporting us!

Check out our performance here!