Known as Cornell's most electrifying a cappella group, the Key Elements are like no other group on campus. Unconventional? Check. Innovative? Check. Always pushing the envelope? That's a given.
Get to know some of the Elements below!
Jonathan "Jonji" Mendez
Jonji enjoys the thrill of fighting through daily hardships such as not listening to music every waking second of the day. His passions include bandanas, learning about the weaknesses of others, and the art of sexual poetry.
Clara "El Tanque" Eizayaga
Clara is a 4th year in the Cornell School of Architecture. Her unusual and unpredictable passions include notebooks, the color black, and the Washington Dulles Airport.
Emma " ̶M̶I̶A̶" Eaton
We found Emma! She returned from her semester abroad and we welcomed her back as our new president. We thought that was a good idea. Now we're not so sure. Anyone know how much a ticket back to India costs?
Brendan "Marlin" Coyle
Brendan enjoys long talks about movies while watching the eyes of his peers glaze over. Those who attend Brendan's comedy shows rave: "Yeah, I mean, he's funnier on stage at least!"
Amanda "Squirrel" Mikesell
Its been said "A blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while". Amanda is not blind, and as a result, considers herself to be quite well off.
Izumi "Zoom Zoom" Matsuda
When Izumi was young, she created names, passport photos, and interpersonal drama for all 105 of her stuffed animals. Nowaday's she enjoys making music, playing frisbee, and being both indoors as well as outdoors.
Michelle "Carfax" Carfagno
If you can't find Michelle when she's singing, you probably won't find her at all. Her passions in life include talking loudly, salmon, and building meaningful relationships with fruit flies.
Sesha "Se$ha" Kammula
"Her special talent: expressing discomfort." -Michelle Florentine
"Very awkward." - Greg Manz
"Love her so much!!!!" - Mitch Laski, internally
Yabe "YaBae" Abebe
Yabe is a second year Urban and Regional Studies student. She is currently enveloped in a research paper exploring exactly what that even means. She knows it has something to do with maps. Yabe loves maps.
Coco "Coco" Heitman
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Alex "Sink" Cha
Don't ask about Alex's nickname. Just don't.
Ann "Mom Child" Zhao
"Ann has perfect pitch, God bless Ann." - Amanda Mikesell, 2017
"...And she's not annoying about it." - Emma Eaton, 2017
"...Most of the time" - Ann Zhao, 2017
Jeremy "Not Another One" Coyle
Jetzt das Kinderlied:
„Drah di net um, oh oh oh
Schau, schau, der Kommissar geht um! Oh oh oh
Er hat die Kraft und wir sind klein und dumm
Dieser Frust macht uns stumm“
Jay "Scout" Walter
Jay's just happy to be here :)
Aarik "___" Ibanez
Aarik is half Indian, half Colombian, and has been singing his whole life. He's a freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences. Oh, and his family has emus as pets... yup, emus as pets