People I sang with in college (list thread)

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These are a bunch of people I sang with, either in the mixed-voice church choir or the all-male choir, while I was in college.

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:44 (two years ago) Permalink

The current keyboard player for Chic: http://www.russellgraham.com/home

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:45 (two years ago) Permalink

a Washington State representative whose speech about how his evangelical Christianity compelled him to support gay marriage went viral:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTJuoM_1OLY

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:48 (two years ago) Permalink

an author/essayist/poet who won a bunch of awards for a book she wrote about dealing with a sudden autoimmune disease: http://www.sarahmanguso.com/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:54 (two years ago) Permalink

a Taiwanese business mogul: http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/china-post/special-/2010/11/01/278215/The-quiet.htm

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:55 (two years ago) Permalink

the head of school at Phillips Academy: https://jpalfrey.andover.edu/top/bio/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 14:56 (two years ago) Permalink

a popular comedian/television personality in Japan: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2015/09/04/our-lives/patrick-harlan-american-can-make-japanese-giggle/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:00 (two years ago) Permalink

Director of admissions at Wellesley College: http://thewellesleynews.com/2016/04/28/acceptance-rate-drops-to-historic-low-as-recruiting-efforts-draw-in-more-prospective-students/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:09 (two years ago) Permalink

wow seems like you must have gone to a pretty good college

iatee, Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:27 (two years ago) Permalink

it was all right

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:32 (two years ago) Permalink

the Director of Choral Activities at Portland State University: https://www.pdx.edu/profile/ethan-sperry

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:39 (two years ago) Permalink

a nominee for the Nobel Prize in chemistry: https://yoon.chem.wisc.edu/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:47 (two years ago) Permalink

I strongly believe you're cherrypicking here but it's entertaining at any rate

the kids are alt right (darraghmac), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:49 (two years ago) Permalink

the dude behind Clinton's attack ads on Trump: https://www.wired.com/2016/09/mini-film-studio-operating-inside-clintons-campaign/

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:58 (two years ago) Permalink

Excellent thread idea :)

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 19 October 2016 16:02 (two years ago) Permalink

Two political fundraiser/operatives who helped torpedo George Allen's campaign against Jim Webb by spreading the "macaca" video and are also probably responsible for a good 50-60% of the fundraising emails you get directly from Democratic candidates.:

https://www.trilogyinteractive.com/about/team/larry-huynh
https://www.trilogyinteractive.com/about/team/brent-blackaby

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 16:07 (two years ago) Permalink

The principal harpist for the Atlanta Symphony: http://www.elisabethremy.com

¶ (DJP), Wednesday, 19 October 2016 22:38 (two years ago) Permalink

poll

qualx, Thursday, 20 October 2016 02:38 (two years ago) Permalink

The music director of The Choral Society of Grace Church in NYC: http://www.thechoralsociety.org/music-director/
(note: he is also an attorney)

¶ (DJP), Friday, 21 October 2016 16:59 (two years ago) Permalink

A linguistics professor at William & Mary who specializes in AAVE: http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/ahchar/home

¶ (DJP), Friday, 21 October 2016 17:00 (two years ago) Permalink

Yes, but I'd be curious to see a similar list of people you sang with in high school. People who attended college with you (regardless of their singing or not) tend to be the most selective slice of extremely talented young people anywhere in the world.

a little too mature to be cute (Aimless), Friday, 21 October 2016 17:33 (two years ago) Permalink

I can't remember if the NYTimes best seller I know from high school sang or not

¶ (DJP), Friday, 21 October 2016 17:36 (two years ago) Permalink


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