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Arts Chorale

Student Leadership

Winter 2023

Anna VanKampen, President


Anna VanKampen

Anna is currently a sophomore in LSA studying Neuroscience and Polymer Chemistry. Her hometown is Holland, Michigan, and this is her 4th semester in Arts Chorale. Outside of Arts Chorale, Anna works in a neurogenesis lab through MCDB. In her free time, she loves to hammock, go on hikes in the parks around Ann Arbor, crochet, and spend time with friends. As president, Anna manages membership recruitment, social events, meetings, and communications between the director, board, and Arts Chorale. Contact Anna at vankampa@umich.edu with any questions (or music recommendations!)

Bailey Redler, Vice President


Bailey Redler

Bailey Redler is in her third year in LSA studying Cognitive Science with minors in Classical Civilization and User Experience Design and a certificate in Leadership. She is originally from Fairfax, Virginia. When she's not singing, Bailey enjoys photography, theatre, riding horses competitively, and going to all the Michigan sports events she can. She is also currently pursuing her private pilot's license! This winter semester is Bailey's third semester with Arts Chorale and her first as Vice President. As VP, Bailey is responsible for and driving recruitment and managing Arts Chorale's social media and visual design. You can contact Bailey at bmred@umich.edu.

Matt Wines, Secretary


Matt Wines

Matt Wines is currently a junior from Novi, Michigan in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. He's majoring in history and seeks teaching certification post-Bachelor's. Although he's sang since 6th grade, this is only his second semester in Arts Chorale. In his free time, he enjoys Sci-Fi, art, writing, and playing video games. As secretary, he manages attendance records and the official roster. Feel free to contact Matt at awines@umich.edu with any questions or concerns!

John Lemelin, Treasurer


John Lemelin

John Lemelin is a junior in LSA and is from Ferndale, MI. He is majoring in History and minoring in German and Computer Science. This is his fourth semester of Arts Chorale and holds the position of Treasurer. John started singing in choirs and performing in plays and musicals in high school and has also been playing violin since 4th grade! Outside of Arts Chorale, he is also the Resident Advisor of the Max Kade Michigan Learning Community. A fun fact about John is that he got to perform at Ford Field with his high school marching band! You can contact John at lemelinj@umich.edu

Emma Yachnin, Music Manager

Music Manager

Emma Yachnin

Emma is currently a sophomore in LSA with an undecided major, though she is hopefully switching to the School of Education as an elementary education major. She is from Riverside, IL, a suburb 20 minutes outside of Chicago. Outside of Arts Chorale, Emma loves reading graphic novels (especially Saga), watching TV, learning to play the guitar, and spending time with her friends. This winter semester is her first semester as music manager and her second semester in Arts Chorale overall. As music manager, Emma oversees communication between the music departments and Arts Chorale, as well as making sure copies of music are readied and everyone has folders for the concert. You can contact Emma at eyachnin@umich.edu!

Susannah Taylor, Historian


Susannah Taylor

Susannah Taylor is a sophomore studying Creative Writing and Literature in the Residential College and Spanish through LSA. She is grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey and had never pumped gas on her own until this year! Jersey girls don't pump gas!! When she is not singing, Susannah is busy attending Michigan sporting events, working out with CHAARG, a women's workout club on campus, and doing community service with her fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega. This winter semester is Susannah's third semester in Arts Chorale and her first as Historian. As Historian, Susannah is responsible for sending out emails and managing the canvas page to keep all singers in the loop! You can contact Susannah at sustay@umich.edu.

Gretchen Linzner, Webmaster


Gretchen Linzner

Gretchen Linzner is an LSA Junior and History of Art Major with a minor in Museum Studies. She is from Pinconning, Michigan. This is her fourth semester in Arts Chorale and first time on the AC board. She loves camping, skiing, and road tripping around the UP. Highly recommends the Spinach feta pretzel melt from Sweetwaters. She manages and updates the Arts Chorale website. Feel free to reach out at linzngr@umich.edu.