Mara Lund (She/They) – Managing Director
Mara is a sophomore and is majoring in developmental psychology! She is originally from the Lower Sioux reservation in southwest Minnesota. In her free time she enjoys going on walks to seek out golden retrievers living their best life. Mara is also one of the Enchantments gluten free members. Her favorite thing about being in the Enchantments is the support and sense of home that she receives from other group members! She has learned so much about a cappella and all the other amazing members of the Enchantments and is thrilled to grow closer with the community!
Bella Buscemi (She/Her) – Music Director
Bella is a Senior majoring in Math with an Actuarial Science Specialization. She is originally from Wisconsin, like a majority of the Enchantments. She loves watching both The Office and Parks & Rec religiously on Netflix and she quotes them just as religiously. Bella is ambidextrous, loves to cook, and loves online shopping without actually buying anything. She is also a diehard Target patron and will gladly help you find a bubbler when you need one. She loves the Enchantments. It’s a group that allows everyone to be an individual with the full love and support of 15 other girls. If you would like to hear how awesome the Enchantments are, Bella would love it if you would listen to their EP, “HEX#7a0019”, on all major streaming services!
Emily Gears (She/Her) – Marketing Director
Emily is a Senior majoring in Psychology with minors in Spanish and Nutrition. In the future she wants to get her MS in nutrition and dietetics with hopes of becoming a dietician with a specialization in eating disorders. Emily is originally from Eden Prairie, MN and has been singing in choir for as long as she can remember. In her spare time you can find Emily doing yoga, teaching yoga, or reading. She also enjoys drinking copious amounts of coffee and watching her current binge show, game of thrones. Emily loves being an enchantment because it is a way for her to do something she loves with a group of people who support her and empower her. Emily is sad to be in the last half of her enchantments career but is so excited to see all this group has in store for her in her upcoming time as an enchantment.
Kira Krolak (She/Her) – Business Director
Kira is a Junior majoring in Biology and minoring in Neuroscience. She is originally from Savage, Minnesota, and has been singing in choir since elementary school. Some of her favorite hobbies include reading, binge-watching sitcoms (New Girl, B99, Friends, etc.), inhaling caffeine, snowmobiling, singing karaoke, and painting. This is Kira’s first year as an enchantment, and she is beyond thrilled to be a part of such a welcoming and talented group of people
Madeleine Ware (She/Her) – Events Director
Emma Myers (She/Her)
Alex Jordnt (She/Her)
Alex is a junior double majoring in Theatre and Communications. Don’t ask her what she wants to do in the future because you will receive 0-20 possibilities depending on the day. She grew up in Milwaukee (414 baby!). In her free time she likes to hang with her 19 roommates, go grocery shopping, workout, and watch tik toks. She loves being an enchant because she has never felt more loved and at home with a group of people. The enchantments range in personalities and interests and if it was for the love of music, she wouldn’t be lucky enough to all sing together❤. Alex is looking forward to making the most out of this year!!
Heather is a Senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Political Science, with hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist, an IO Psychologist, or a lawyer. She is from Hudson, Wisconsin and has lived in Wisconsin her entire life, but still hates the Packers with a burning passion. Heather loves Conan O’Brien, elephants, Ratatouille the Musical (if you know it you’re a real one), problematic YouTubers, and adventuring with her friends. Her biggest passion is traveling, and she is planning on teaching English in either Spain or Japan after she graduates. Heather’s favorite part about being in the Enchantments is the extreme love and appreciation everyone has for each other. Every Enchantment is kind, caring, and so extremely talented. Heather is beyond honored to be able to sing with and be friends with such amazing people!
Sylvia is a transfer student and a sophomore and currently undeclared. She is from Shoreview, Minnesota, and although she spent last year at the University of Tampa. She loves to read and watch shows and movies, especially Parks and Recreation. She also loves listening to music and singing on her own time.
Abby Smith (She/Her)
Abby is a sophomore majoring in nursing and minoring in public health. She is originally from Minneapolis, MN and has been singing in groups since her freshman year of high school. When she’s not singing with the Enchantments, you can find her re-reading Sherlock Holmes stories or watching her “Emergency!” DVDs. Abby is thrilled to be a part of the Enchantments and is excited to see all this year has to offer.
Nina Gourley (They/Them)
GraceAnne is a sophomore studying family social science in the college of education and human development. She grew up in Mankato, MN and always hoped to go to the University of Minnesota. At home, she worked with elementary aged children and hope to become an elementary school counselor. Singing has always been a huge part of GraceAnne’s life. She has done theater since her early childhood and still love performing. When she’s not with the enchantments she spends a lot of her time playing her ukulele and thrifting. You might catch her hammocking on campus too! After joining this past year, GraceAnne is extremely excited to spend the next few years with the incredible women that make up this group, as they already feel like family.
Ellie Lee (She/Her)
Ellie is a Junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish. She is originally from South Korea. Her dream job would be a criminal profiler, which is super cool. She loves listening to Taylor Swift, Queen, and the Midnight and HAVING CHOCOLATES, especially dairy milk chocolate from Cadbury. She was so inspired by the movie “Pitch Perfect”, so NOW she is one of the Enchantments! She loves Enchantments. Everyone in Enchantments are so awesome, sweet, and cool. She is happy to sing with them and having so much fun in enchantment!
The Enchantments would not be who they are without the dedication and beautiful voices of previous members. A huge thanks to our alumnae for all you have done and your continuing support!
2021 Alum: Olivia May, Corinne Andres, Gabi Gauthier, Erin Williams
2020 Alum: Theoni Kolas, Marlee Schlegal
2019 Alum: Colleen Silvernail, Grace LaPrairie, Maddy Bergum, Elena DiVita
2018 Alum: Kayleigh Phillips, Laura Torgeson
2017 Alum: Nora Allen, Zoe Armiros, Meara Cummings, Emily Dixon, Katrina Gustafson, Jenny LeDoux, Katie Makowski, Amelia McGee, Chrissy Taylor
2016 Alum: Mikalyna Sell
2015 Alum: Danni Askew, Allison Kronberg, Sarah Adams
2014 Alum: Ellen Studer, Errin McIsaac, Megan Siewert
2013 Alum: Alli Boyle, Emily Smythe, Heidi Chung, Sammy LaBrasca, Taylor Corwin
2012 Alum: Jane Margolis, Nora Kaffine, Maura Williams-Freier
2011 Alum: Angie Linberg-Livingston, Erika Ehren, Jaime Wendt, Kiya Edwards, Meghan Roehm, Sarah Trehey, Tiana Hardy
2010 Alum: Amanda Laskowski, CJ Jones
2009 Alum: Colleen Smith, Julie Paschke, Kelsey Dahlquist
2008 Alum: Lisa Bultman
2007 Alum: Krissy Stockton, Whitney Bembenek
2006 Alum: Stephanie Brown, Megan Frankosky