GET TO KNOW YOUR REPS
Find out more about your student representatives!
Christa Duggan (she/her/hers) is a senior at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, studying Music Composition. She is from Fort Lauderdale, FL where she received classical training in composition, percussion, and piano. Last year, she served as SGA's Vice President of the Conservatory and is excited for another year as SGA's President.
Vice President, College
Hallie Kaszas (she/her/hers) is completing her last few semesters in the Music Education curriculum at the College. Hallie has diverse interests and involvement across campus - she is the Artistic Director for the Audire Soundtrack Choir & Orchestra, and worked as an Orientation Leader in the Fall of 2019. Hallie also is the Events Planning Student Supervisor for the Office of Conference Services & Events at Berklee. She has a passion for film scoring, having earned a Professional Certificate in the subject from Berklee Online before coming to Boston. Hallie plays piano and composes music for short films, and subscribes to Berklee's Film Scoring Network. Outside of her studies, Hallie loves to cook, take care of her plants, and listen to live music with friends at Wally's Café and the Bebop.
Vice President, Conservatory
Sean McManus (he/him/his) is thrilled to be back on SGA for a second year. Having served as the Musical Theatre Rep for the 2019-2020 school year, Sean is excited to serve as the Conservatory Vice President for the next 2 semesters. He is a 7th semester senior at the Conservatory studying Musical Theatre.
Jackson Grove is a fifth semester Musical Theater major at the Conservatory. This is his third semester on SGA. Jackson is from Alexandria, Minnesota, and loves being on SGA because he wants to leave Berklee a better place than how it was when he first came to the institution.
Student Programming & Outreach Rep
Taylor Thomas (she/her/hers) is a senior Musical Theater major with an emphasis in Songwriting at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. This is her third year serving on SGA as the Student Programming and Outreach Representative! Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, she was introduced to the arts through songwriting and live music. Fun fact about Taylor: She LOVES the rain and her favorite band is Sammy Rae & the Friends!
Julia Ross (she/her/hers) is a fifth semester piano principle at Berklee College of Music studying Professional Music with concentrates in Music Business, Musical Theatre Writing, and Contemporary Writing and Production with a minor in Musical Theatre Conducting. She spends her time leading The Underground Choir, singing with PXL8, editing poetry with The Garden, and on the field with Berklee’s Ultimate Frisbee team. You may also see her music directing! This is her second year on SGA and she’s excited to make a difference as the SGA Treasurer!
Professional Writing and Technology Rep
Sierra Cornell (she/her) is a seventh semester vocal principle from Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is majoring in Songwriting with a minor in Music Technology and spent her first year abroad at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. This is her second year on SGA as a Professional Writing and Technology Division representative.
Professional Education Rep
My name is Trinity Reyes-Escobar (she/her) and I’m a Professional Education Division Representative. I’m a Music Business student and I’m excited to work with SGA this year!
Conservatory Theater Rep
Melissa Aliotta (She/Her/Hers) is a fourth semester Musical Theatre major at the Boston Conservatory. She is ecstatic to be serving as the Musical Theatre Rep for the spring semester and is looking forward to making a difference in her Berklee community.
Conservatory Dance Rep
Adrian Ruiz is a 4th semester Dance Major at the Conservatory. Adrian is super excited to join the SGA community as a dance representative. He is going to put all the work this semester to make sure his division is on the right track to be successful.
Professional Writing and Technology Rep
Fisher Thompson is a second-semester alto saxophone principle and CWP major at the College. He’s been recognized for his unique production techniques by the Abbey Road Studios Production Hub and BROCKHAMPTON producer Romil Hemnani for his single "Chase the Sky,” and has a long list of production and engineering credits including: Addison, the full-length debut album of fellow CT native Tom Laim; "love song 131" and Baldspots (An EP) by the amnesiacs & the amnesiacs, his punk rock group; Survivor's Guilt by singer-songwriter Rach; and his own seminal EP, EIGHTEEN. In addition to being musically involved, Thompson is also a true polymath, with additional interests in meditation and mindfulness, activism and politics (elected as Student Rep. to his town's Board of Education for two terms), reading, horticulture, and language, being proficient in English, French, and Hindi, while also learning Japanese, German, and Russian.
Professional Education Rep
Idalis Irizarry (She/Her) is an 8th semester Berklee College of Music student with a major in Music Education and a minor in Musical Theater Performance. Idalis is the President and Music Department Chair of a brand new non-profit arts education, mentorship, and outreach organization for called Colorful Bridges. Find them @colorful_bridges on Instagram.) Idalis serves as leaders in both Berklee's NAfME (Music Education) Club as well as Berklee Musical Theater Club ( @berkleemtc on Instagram.) One fun fact about Idalis is that she is a black belt in a martial art called Jukido Jujitsu.
LILY MARIE ANTONINI
Performance Division Rep
Lily Marie Antonini is a contemporary and jazz musician that currently attends Berklee College Of Music. She is a performer, arranger, producer, songwriter, composer, lyricist, and more. Lily has several album concepts that she is currently working on which will include original songs and arrangements. These bodies of work are meant to connect her to her listeners and hopefully help them to bond closer to God, to not feel alone and allow the music to heal - or just to optimistically dance! Lily believes that music can hypnotize people to see the reality of life and to help the world become a better place. Her music styles are pop, disco, dance, jazz, 80's contemporary, and more. Lily has many forms of Synesthesia which include her to "see" music differently in color and in other forms, as-well as hear, taste, smell, and literally feel the music on her body. Lily has been singing at Catholic Churches and famous venues around Arizona, where she was born and raised, and in the Boston area. Some of these include the Herberger Theatre, The Nash, The Berklee Performance Center, and more for over 15 years.
Conservatory Theatre Rep
Alondra Perez (she/her/hers) is a sophomore Contemporary Theatre at the Conservatory. She will be serving as the Conservatory Theatre Representative on the SGA board for the first time and is beyond excited to be a part of being a voice for our community. Alondra is a Miami-born and Orlando-raised artist who brings her love for culture & diversity in her all her work.
Scarlet Baker (she/her/hers) is a junior Music Business Management major at Berklee College of Music. Based in Laguna Beach, California, she has received classical training in oboe, English horn, and piano. Scarlet currently interns with the Pacific Symphony in Orange County, maintains a local private piano studio, and independently hosts ‘Conversations with Conductors’, a series of virtual interviews with prominent local conductors. She is a part of the Music Business Management Club, Classical Music Coalition, and is oboist of the Berklee Musical Theater Orchestra. In the past, Scarlet has toured to Moscow, Vladimir, St. Petersburg, and Washington DC with various musical ensembles and hopes that travel is an integral part of her future in the music industry. She is most excited to return to the concert hall, both to perform in and attend concerts of all genres. Scarlet is honored by the opportunity to act as Communities Representative with SGA this semester, and encourages anyone from the Berklee community to reach out with any questions, concerns, or any other matters with which she can be of assistance.
Student Life Liason
Nick Kitsopoulos is a 4th semester Music Production & Engineering and Songwriting double major from Madison, NJ. He releases music under the name Nick Kits and spends most of his free time recording his original songs. As the student life liaison he’s excited to represent his peers and work to make Berklee the best it can be.
Music Division Rep
Harold Rivas is a 2nd-Semester Percussion Performance Major at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. He was born and raised in Miami, Florida, where he was trained in Classical, Jazz, Latin and popular music. He performs regularly with El Grupo H, a family band comprised of his parents, two sisters, and himself. Harold composes and plays several instruments, and aspires to be an orchestral conductor, music therapist, and film director. He is active in the courses and ensembles at both BoCo and Berklee, serves as a Student Ambassador for the Music Division at BoCo, and looks forward to contributing to the institution's continued growth and success!
Music Division Rep
Vaughn is a 2nd Semester Vocal performance major at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. He is from South Carolina where he started his studies in Classical voice. Outside of his studies he enjoys binge watching shows, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. He is so excited to be apart of SGA and hopes nothing but success.
Derek Song is a violin principle at Berklee College of Music studying Music Business Management and Contemporary Writing/Production. This is his first year with SGA and he hopes to create an even more embracing community as the International Representative.
Meagan Hart-Molloy (they/them/theirs, she/her/hers) has been at Berklee since 2017.
She received her bachelor's degree in women and gender studies from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2017, she completed her master's degree in college student development and counseling at Northeastern University. In her role, she oversees Student Involvement team, and oversees the sustainability, growth, and development of the Office of Student Involvement and its programs.
From Ann Arbor, Michigan, she enjoys traveling, hammocking around the city of Boston, everything Halloween, college and pro football, and exploring with her wife and mini-schnauzer, Phoebe. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.