Monique H


Major: Piano Performance 

Hometown: Vernon Hills, IL

High School: Adlai E. Stevenson HIgh School

Size of Graduating Class: 991

Sports/Clubs/Orgs Monique Participated in: Baroque Ensemble, Choir, Madrigal Singers, National Honor, Society, Orchestra, Pit Orchestra, Tri-M Honor Society, Viol Consort

Awards Received: National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Why Monique Chose Her Major: "I've always been attached to music; it's the reason I learned how to play seven instruments! I sing and currently play baroque violin, harpsichord, piano, upright bass, viola de gamba, and violin. I originally auditioned to be a voice major at UW as well, but later decided to pursue piano. "

Favorite Things: The sound of rain, dark chocolate, the crisp smell of laundry detergent, lattes, Igudesman and Joo

Dislikes: Anything bitter

Favorite Place In Monique's Home-State: "My bed. Definitely my bed."

Favorite Place on Campus: Not sure, I haven't been on campus long enough yet!

One Word That Describes Monique's Personality: Bubbly

Favorite Color: Blue

When Monique was a kid, she wanted to be a: "It hasn't changed - a pianist!"

Favorite Music Groups/Acts: Igudesman and Joo, Twoset Violin, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Anime songs

If Monique had a free night to do whatever she wanted, she would: Sample all the best chocolates I could find

Hero/Heroine: "Igudesman and Joo - They manage to be such wonderful musicians versed in the world of classical music, but yet still retain their wonderful sense of humour at the same time. "

Goals as a Wisconsin Singer: "To expand my repertoire, and to get to know the people that I will be making music with!"