Officers of the Orchestra

JingJing Zhu '19, Production

JingJing is a junior in Winthrop House, concentrating in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. When she is not playing violin in BachSoc or being swallowed up by the pre-med life, JingJing enjoys dancing til she drops, catching up on her favorite TV shows, reading about and discussing world affairs and politics, munching on mint Oreo Thins, and convincing her roommates to partake in spontaneous shenanigans.
jingjingzhu [at] college.harvard.edu

Eunice Lee '19, Finance

Eunice is a junior in Eliot House studying physics with a secondary in music. She loves playing with BachSoc, composing and arranging music, swimming, and wood-burning. Unfortunately, she is bad at finding things, so if you see something of hers, seemingly abandoned, please let her know!
yookyunglee [at] college.harvard.edu

Jacquelyn Ho '20, Finance

Jacqie is a sophomore in Eliot House concentrating in physics. When she's not playing violin in BachSoc, Jacqie enjoys playing piano, doing lab research, and getting meals with her friends. She also has a particular affinity for humpback whales, all things Harry Potter, and the color purple.
jacquelyn_ho [at] college.harvard.edu

Phelan Yu '19, External Relations

Phelan is a junior in Adams House studying physics and math.
Phelan likes the color blue, early mornings, and minimalism.
phelanyu [at] college.harvard.edu

Beverly Ge '20, External Relations

Beverly is a sophomore in Mather House studying Environmental Science and Engineering. On the rare occasion that Beverly is not worrying about climate change or the impacts of pollution on human health, Beverly enjoys sunsets on the beach, art galleries, and late night conversations with friends. She also drinks tap water.
bge1 [at] college.harvard.edu

Matthew Parsons '20, Internal Relations, Personnel

Matthew Parsons is a sophomore in Cabot House studying biology and Italian. Outside of BachSoc, Matthew loves making art, writing poetry, and listening to unnecessarily obscure music. His hobbies include collecting snow globes, phone cases, and Smurf figurines.
matthew_parsons [at] college.harvard.edu

Nick Lee '21, Tickets, Merchandise, & Marketing

Nick is a freshman in Thayer originally from St. Louis, Missouri. Outside of playing the cello in BachSoc, Nick enjoys running, watching Netflix, and eating good food. Nick will be in Leverett House in the fall.
nicholaslee [at] college.harvard.edu

Esther Plotnick '21, Librarian, Tickets, Merchandise, & Marketing

Esther is a freshman hoping to study Mathematics and Spanish and will be in Eliot House next year. Aside from playing violin in BachSoc, Esther enjoys drinking coffee, eating ice cream, and pushing her friends to join her on such adventures for early breakfasts and late-night snacks.
eplotnick [at] college.harvard.edu

Claire Millett '21, Co-Publicity

Claire Millett is a freshman currently living is Greenough Hall planning to concentrate in Neurobiology. Outside of playing violin with BachSoc, Claire enjoys making long to-do lists and then proceeding to completely ignore them. She hopes to eventually open up a small bakery, in which she can finally put everything she has learned from various cooking shows to use.
clairemillett [at] college.harvard.edu

Annabelle Finlayson '21, Co-Publicity

Annabelle Finlayson is freshman in Weld Hall who is currently considering concentrating in Applied Math. If you think that's a bad idea, you should probably let her know. In addition to cello, Annabelle loves hiking, candy, Chinese food, and maintaining her dogs' instagram account. Annabelle will be in Adams House in the fall.
annabellefinlayson [at] college.harvard.edu

Anna Gibbs '19, Co-Publicity

Anna is a junior in Cabot House studying English. In addition to loving the BachSoc life, Anna enjoys long walks, cafes, the paradelle phenomenon, and, of course, early mornings hanging up BachSoc concert posters.
annagibbs [at] college.harvard.edu

Matt Ybarra '20, Social

Matt is a sophomore in Dunster joint concentrating in Computer Science and Music. From sunny Southern California, Matt can be spotted around campus with flip flops on his feet regardless of the weather. He loves his dog, Spotify playlists, and fellow BachSoccers dearly.
mybarra [at] college.harvard.edu

Alex Kelser '19, Treasurer

Alex is a junior in Quincy concentrating in physics and math. He plays the French horn in Bach soc, and also the electric guitar, though his services have not yet been called upon. Outside of music, he enjoys working in a physics lab and playing pick-up basketball.
akelser [at] college.harvard.edu

Chris Sun '21, Co-Design

Chris is a freshman in Straus Hall planning to concentrate in Statistics. Besides for his love of long walks around the yard, Chris enjoys dog-spotting, listening to sad Chinese music, and making instant noodles at 3 in the morning.
c_sun [at] college.harvard.edu

Melissa Yamada '21 , Co-Design

Melissa is a freshman living in Stoughton Hall. She is interested in studying molecular and cellular biology and history. In her free time, Melissa enjoys reading, working on puzzles, and playing with her dog.
melissayamada [at] college.harvard.edu

Amy Zhou '21, Web

Amy Zhou is a freshman in Grays studying computer science and maybe something else too (it's a work in progress). Although known as "Savage Amy" in high school, Amy now enjoys milder activities such as petting dogs, afternoon naps, and just the occasional roast. Amy will be in Mather House in the fall.
If you see any problems with this website, please let Amy know!
amy_zhou [at] college.harvard.edu

Competitions

The Bach Society Orchestra hosts two annual competitions - the Concerto competition and the Composition competition - to promote the recognition of musical excellence at Harvard.

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