Meet Your Orientation Staff

Hello everyone!!! My name is Jessica Williams. I am a Senior Voice Performance Major from Yardley, PA. I study voice with Sally Wolf. I have been in the Williamson Voices Choir. I also have worked in Admissions for 3 years. I am so excited to be this year’s Orientation Coordinator. I have some great ideas already brewing in my head, and with the other leaders on board it will be a week you won't forget. I couldn't be more excited for all of you to come to Westminster and enjoy the talent and education all around campus. Have a great summer and see you all very soon. 

Hello! My name is Matthew Astone. I am a Music Education major, voice primary, from Falmouth, Massachusetts (Cape Cod). I have been involved with Westminster’s ACDA (the American Choral Director’s Association) chapter, Westmisnter’s Student Government Association as well as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the Music Fraternity on campus. I also work in the Associate Dean of Student’s Office as a student worker and during this summer I am working in the office of Continuing Education. This is my third year as a Student Orientation Leader and I am so excited to again be a part of the team that can welcome the Class of 2016. I remember having so much fun during Orientation and meeting many of my good friends, and I hope that you will have a similar experience. I am very excited to meet the Class of 2016!!!

Hey! My name is Teresa Bonilla. I am a junior Voice Performance major from Egg Harbor City, New Jersey. I am a member of Williamson Voices and will be going into Symphonic Choir in the fall. This is my first year as a Student Orientation Leader which makes me even more excited for all the fun things we will be doing! Your first year at Westminster is such an important year and I want to make sure it is the absolute best experience that it can be. I can’t wait to meet you all!!!

Hey there! My name is Brandon Ellsworth. I am a sophomore Music Education major from San Luis Obispo, California. I have been an active member of Westminster’s RHA program as well as the President of the Class of 2015. I have accompanied WCC’s Music Theater Workshop and helped out with its Vocal Institute. This is my first year as an orientation leader and I honestly cannot wait to meet you all! Westminster is truly a special place and I will do my best to make sure that your experience here is nothing but spectacular!

I am Noreen Goldberg and I am sophomore from Tuxedo, NY.  I am a Music major with a minor in Arts Administration.  I love to be involved in all sorts of activities as I am a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, Student Activities Committee, Student Government (VP of the Sophomore Class), Writer’s Block, and the Residence Hall Association (Public Relations).   I also enjoy meeting with new students so much that I work in Admissions and am now a member of the Orientation Staff.  I love meeting new people and am an avid songwriter who is willing to jam with people at all times!

I am Edgar Mariano, a junior Music Education major from Dumont, New Jersey.  I am very active on campus as a member of Soulfege, the all-male a cappella group, and the Deaftones, the co-ed a cappella group on campus. I also am involved in class government and will continue to serve as Vice President of the Class of 2014.  In addition, I work at the Westminster Conservatory of Music and the admissions office, where you may have seen me at your audition! This past year I was a member of Williamson Voices where I hold my most memorable experiences at Westminster. This is my first year on the SOS staff and is extremely excited! My advice for all you incoming freshmen is to meet as many people as you can and have fun!

Hello! My name is Maria Milazzo.  I am in my third year at Westminster as a Vocal Performance major. I study voice with Sally Wolf and absolutely love it! Although, I have spent most of her childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, I have also visited and lived in both, Sicily, Italy and Lodi, New Jersey. I am also a member of the Handbell choir on campus as well as the Student Activities Committee. Iwill also be the secretary of the Junior class this upcoming year. This is also my second year as an orientation leader, but first year as a summer orientation leader. Each year, SOS week has been an unforgettable experience at Westminster, both as a freshman and a leader, and I cannot wait to make more memories throughout this upcoming year! So bring your smiles and open-mindedness and let’s have some FUN!!!

Hello! My name is Brianne Pantalone. I am a junior Music Education major with my primary focus and in voice. Originally from Glenville, NY, I have loved every minute of my experience at Westminster Choir College. Since coming to Westminster, I have been involved in activities such as NAfME, ACDA, The Westminster Players, and Jubilee, as well as being the Class of 2014 President. My most memorable moment at Westminster was my first Readings & Carols because of the overwhelming beauty of Holiday music being performed by the entire Westminster family. In my free time I love to run, scrapbook, sing musical theatre, and travel.
My name is Justin Fatu Su’esu’e I am currently a junior vocal performance major at Westminster Choir College. I transferred here from California in the fall of 2011. Westminster has become my home away from home. I grew up performing musical theater and now I have a new love in classical music. I have started a dance fitness group on campus. Westminster is a magically place that has help me realize my own potential and I feel blessed to be a part of this family here. LOVE LOVE AND BE FABULOUS!!!