Current Members

Get to Know Us

Qusanna Perez

President 

Qusanna Perez is a senior from Meriden, Connecticut. She is majoring in HDFS here at The University of Connecticut and this will be her eighth semester in The UConn Chordials. Her interests include singing all the time, teaching dance,  eating lots of ice cream, and spending as much time as she can with friends and family. Qusie is very grateful to be surrounded by such a talented group of women, especially in her final semester at UCONN!

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Kelly Lunsford

Vice President

Kelly Lunsford is a junior from Glastonbury, Connecticut. She is majoring in Psychology with a Sociology minor here at UCONN, with hopes of working in Human Resources post-grad. Kelly has been involved in music and singing since she was in middle school and this is her fifth semester in the Chordials. She also enjoys cooking, reading, hanging out with friends and family, and going on walks when the weather is nice! Kelly is thankful that she is able to continue her singing career in college, and to be given the opportunity to call herself a UConn Chordial!  

 

 

Natalie Shclover

Treasurer

Natalie Shclover is a senior from Stamford, Connecticut. She is a Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies major, passionate about narrowing the gap between advancing medical technology and facility service quality. Apart from singing, she is often practicing her language skills, ranging from Russian to Hebrew and Spanish. Additionally, Natalie loves to spend time with her friends, re-watch every season on Friends on Netflix, and bake. Natalie grew up in a musical family and has been singing and playing the piano from an early age and is grateful to continue her musical growth alongside the UConn Chordials!

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Kayla Landry 

Social Media Coordinator

Kayla is a senior Speech-Language Pathology major on a premed track with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies and Health Management. Kayla has been singing her whole life, in both a choral and a cappella setting. She is an intern for speech intervention in the Marlborough, CT school district. This is her 8th semester in the Chordials, and she is so happy to have been part of such an amazing group of women for the entirety of her undergraduate career. She has run the social media for the group for 3 years now, and is excited to pass it on to an undergraduate chordial once she graduates!

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Katherine Simonetti

Katherine Simonetti is a senior Economics major from Shelton, Connecticut. Katherine has been involved in all kinds of theatre and singing her whole life, as it is one of her biggest passions! Her other hobbies include binging TV series, makeup & shopping, and making as many friends as possible. After 6 semesters in the UConn Chordials, she is still just as excited to be in such a talented group of amazing women as she was her first day of rehearsal!

 

Elizabeth Cataldo 

Elizabeth is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut studying Nursing, originally from Monroe CT. Aside from singing, she is passionate about dance and is a member of UConn Kickline. Elizabeth Cataldo is a sophomore nursing major from Monroe, CT. Her interests include singing, dancing (on the UCONN kickline), writing and reading. She has been a part of choir and musicals her whole life and is so happy she can continue her musical experience in college. She loves being a part of the uconn chordials and can’t wait to see what the next 2 years have in store! is so excited to learn music alongside 13 of her best friends in The Chordials! 

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Nicole McDonald 

Nicole McDonald is a junior from Montville, Connecticut. She is an Allied Health major and a Psychology minor with hopes to become a School Psychologist. Apart from singing, she loves hiking, drinking Baja blasts, and cuddling with her dog, Bella. Nicole has been singing and involved in a cappella since middle school and all throughout high-school. She loves being a member of the Chordials because of how empowering it is to make beautiful music with such strong women!

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Lady-Karen Asamoah

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Audrey Garcia

Audrey is a sophomore from Bethel, Connecticut. She is studying Communication with the hopes of working in health communications or advertising. She sang in choirs from kindergarten to 12th grade, and is excited to continue with the Chordials! When she’s not singing or studying, she loves to read, kayak, and spend time with family. She is a proud UConn Husky and can be found cheering them on at basketball games at Gample. She loves her fellow Chordials and is honored to be a part of such a legendary sisterhood!

Lady-Karen (LK) Asamoah is a Sophmore from West Haven, CT. She is majoring in Psychology with a Music minor here at UCONN, and this will be her fourth semester in the Chordials. LK has been involved with music since she was very young, and aside from the Chordials, she is involved in UCONN choirs, and loves to arrange music! In her free time she loves singing and making music with friends, doing her makeup, and thrift shopping. LK is so grateful to be able to sing and spend time with an amazing group of talented women, and can’t wait to see what the next two years have in store!

Grace Lawton

Secretary

Grace Lawton is a senior at UConn from Madison, CT majoring in Communications with a minor in Psychology. This is Grace’s fifth semester in the group and currently holds the position of Secretary. In her free time, Grace loves eating, swimming, going to the beach, shopping and hanging out with her friends. Her favorite memory from the Chordials was performing at a Rush Concert in Jorgenson! She is so thankful to be in a group of such strong, independent and talented women.

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Jessica Jones

Music Director

Jessica Jones is a senior from Ellington, Connecticut in the UConn Neag School of Education IB/M Music Education program and this is her 5th semester with The UConn Chordials! When she is not singing for her classes, or working on her music director duties for the Chordials, you can find her cooking, taking her dog, Ringo, on walks, or probably spending money shopping. Jess is so thankful she has been able to work with such a talented group of powerful women and help grow their love of music (as well as her own)!

Leah LePage

Music Director

Leah is a sophomore from South Windsor, Connecticut. She is majoring in political science and is very involved on campus in addition to the Chordials with UConnPIRG and UConn Student Activities. She has always had a passion for music and was a part of many singing groups before college. In her free time, you can find Leah hanging out with friends, playing music, and going on adventures outdoors. Leah is so grateful to be a UConn Chordial, and to have the opportunity to sing with such an amazing group of women!

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Caroline Castle

Caroline Castle is a junior from New Canaan, Connecticut. She is a Psychology major with the intention of continuing onto graduate school to get her degree in counseling. Caroline recently transferred here from another university and joined the UConn Chordials in the fall of 2020. Aside from singing, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her friends, and volunteering to help those with special needs whenever she has spare time. Caroline is filled with gratitude to be a part of such an amazing group of women with outstanding talent.