Collin D

Singer/Dancer; Vocal Captain

Major: Music Composition and Computer Science

Hometown: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

High School: Menomonee Falls High School

Size of Graduating Class: 320

Sports/Clubs/Orgs Collin Participated in: Band, theater, A/V club, tech club, math club.

Awards Received: Band Leadership award, Optimist Student of the Month

Why Collin Chose His Major: "I love creating new ideas and solving problems. These ideas are the common driving force between both programming and writing music, which is why I find them both so fascinating. The majors have a lot more in common than it would seem."

Favorite Things: "Writing music, producing videos, coding, editing/taking photos, kayaking, cookies and cream ice cream, and Aaron's tacos!."

Dislikes: "Chips, printing thousands of pages of music, and Shrek the Third."

Favorite Place In Collin's Home-State: "My hometown of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin! It has a great blend of urban and rural living, beautiful parks, and an incredible community that I will never forget."

Favorite Place on Campus: 333 East Campus Mall

One Word That Describes Collin's Personality: Meticulous

Favorite Color: Navy

When Collin was a kid, he wanted to be a: Teacher

Favorite Music Groups/Acts: "Bo Burnham and Postmodern Jukebox"

If Collin had a free night to do whatever he wanted, he would: "like to say that I'd be out partying and spending time with friends! In reality, I'd likely spend my time making an elaborate Snapchat story showing off."

Hero/Heroine: "My younger brother. Not only is he seriously talented at the things he does, but he gets there while overcoming difficult obstacles we've faced together and is motivated and determined the entire time. He is excited about learning from new experiences and doesn't let small complications get in the way of his happiness."

Goals as a Wisconsin Singer: "I want to improve my knowledge of vocal specific technique and education. I hope to have a chance to educate a group of musicians at some point in my life, and by working with a group of singers as talented as the Wisconsin Singers, I should gain valuable experience that helps me to grow as a performer and teacher."