Brennan Wilder

BEAT Executive Co-Director; Choreographer – Amplitude/Syncopation/UpBEAT; Co-Choreographer – Synchronicity; Co-Director – DanceWERKS; Assistant & Co-Choreographer – Revelation

Brennan is a choreographer, hip hop dancer, and freelance performer. After moving to Los Angeles in 2009, she performed on the professional hip hop dance crew AXXENT during season five of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. Her work has been featured in many music videos and web series. During her time in LA, she was […]

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Ly Wilder

BEAT Executive Co-Director; Vocal Director – Amplitude/Syncopation/UpBEAT; Vocal Co-Director – Mini-Sync; Director – VocalWERKS; Assistant – Revelation; Bass – BEAT Band

Ly is a contemporary vocal artist and educator specializing in jazz and pop music. Among her diverse vocal experiences, she has been featured as a soloist with combos, big bands and orchestras, as a studio vocalist, and as a performer at Walt Disney World where she performed with legendary artists Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Dianne […]

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Becky Mann

Director – Synchronicity; Co-Director – Mini-Sync; Assistant Director – Syncopation; Guitar – BEAT Band

Becky Mann is a recent graduate of Indiana University, graduating with a degree in Jewish Sacred Music and a minor in general music. She serves as a vocal director of Mini-Sync and Synchronicity, assistant director of Syncopation, and guitarist in the BEAT Band. Aside from her work with BEAT, Becky has spent several summers working […]

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Kevin Rudzinski

Visual Director & Co-Choreographer – Revelation; Co-Choreographer – Synchronicity; Co-Director – DanceWERKS; Dance Captain & Choreographer Assistant – Amplitude/Syncopation

Kevin is a senior at Indiana University majoring in theatre and drama. A varsity member of the Singing Hoosiers, Kevin has performed across the Midwest, and even internationally in Australia! Kevin has also been involved in various musicals through Cardinal Stage Company and Indiana University’s University Players. He has choreographed for many different musical productions […]

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Kathryn Sherman

Vocal Director – Revelation; Assistant Director – VocalWERKS; Teaching Assistant – Amplitude & Syncopation; Synth – BEAT Band

Kathryn is a vocalist, arranger, and educator originally from the Seattle area. A recent graduate of Indiana University’s Jazz Studies program, she has studied with Dr. Steve Zegree, Ly Wilder, Darmon Meader, Duane Davis, and Jeremy Fox. She has performed as a member of IU Vocal Jazz Ensemble 1, the Singing Hoosiers, and several student […]

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Athena Kopulos

Choreographer – Mini-Sync; Teaching Assistant – Amplitude/Revelation/Syncopation

Athena is a junior at Indiana University majoring in Theatre and Drama and minoring in dance. Since moving from Chicago to Bloomington, she has performed with IU Theatre, Cardinal Stage Company, the Bloomington Playwrights Project, and the IU Singing Hoosiers. In addition to Mini-Sync, she choreographs for the Columbus North Stars. Athena is so excited […]

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Linnea Holt

Accompanist – BEAT

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Janie Johnson

Teaching Assistant – Amplitude

Janie is a senior at Indiana University studying Musical Theatre. She is excited for her first year with the BEAT program! Show choir has been a huge part of Janie’s life ever since high school, where she served as dance captain for the award-winning FC Singers. Janie was a member of the IU Singing Hoosiers […]

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Emma Bowen

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

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Sean Puent

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

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Sarah Harpring

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

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Naseer Sleets

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

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Maddy Tipton

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

Maddy is excited to spend her second year with the BEAT family and her third year at IU Blomington! Former dance captain of the award-winning North Central Counterpoints, Maddy has continued her show choir journey as a member of the Singing Hoosiers and the Varsity Singers at IU. She also has returned to Showchoir Camps […]

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Pascal Paul

Drums – BEAT Band (Fall Semester)

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Brian McCallister

Drums – BEAT Band (Spring Semester)

From Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Brian McCallister is a junior in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies with a concentration in voice at the IU Jacobs School of Music. Brian has performed in vocal jazz ensembles, the Singing Hoosiers, and AACE in the past two years. In this same time, Brian has shared the stage […]

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Alex Berko

Teaching Assistant – BEAT

Alex is currently a senior pursuing a degree in Composition and Piano with a certificate in Music Entrepreneurship at IU. Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, he attended the Cleveland Institute of Music preparatory department for Composition, Piano, and Theory training. Alex was also a member and vice president of the Solon High School show choir […]

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Erin Meacham

Teaching Assistant – Synchronicity

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Catherine Barker

Teaching Assistant – Synchronicity

Catherine Barker is a junior at Bloomington High School North and is excited to be participating in her sixth year in the BEAT program. She has been a part of Syncopation and Amplitude, as well as having been a TA for Synchronicity previously for two years. Catherine studied ballet for 9 years in the IU […]

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Frances Sheets

Teaching Assistant – Synchronicity

Frances Sheets, a six year member of BEAT, is a junior at Bloomington High School North. This is her third year as a teaching assistant for Synchronicity, and she is excited for another year of growth and opportunity. Outside of BEAT, Frances is an avid reader, writer, and photographer. She is also a member of […]

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Jamie Tartell

Teaching Assistant – Mini-Sync

Jamie is a senior at Bloomington High School North. Through North, Jamie has participated in National Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, Latin Club, United Students, and the BHSN Choir Program. Through BEAT, Jamie has been a part of both Syncopation and Amplitude for the past six years. Jamie is ecstatic to be a TA for […]

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Ava Vanderkolff

Teaching Assistant – Mini-Sync

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Olivia Dickens

Teaching Assistant – Mini-Sync

Olivia is a student at Jackson Creek Middle School. She has a dog and three cats, and her hobbies include dancing, singing, shopping, and acting. She has two younger sisters, one of whom is in Synchronicity. Olivia loves ice cream and pizza, and is not a morning person.

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