Meet our 2020-2021 DOTs!
Voice Part: Soprano 1 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Allison is a 1st year in Revelle studying Molecular and Cell Biology, and she is originally from Orange County, California. Outside of DOTs she loves spending time with her family, watching Marvel movies, and going to the beach. She is also on the UCSD club gymnastics team and passionate about her work as a volunteer at the Welsbie Lab. Allison is super excited to be a part of such a wonderful group and community!
Voice Part: Soprano 2 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Anita is a Sociology major from Fremont, California. She has a background in classical choir and piano performance, but she is interested in learning more about pop and jazz. In her spare time, she is often arranging or making music and playing BeatSaber on her Oculus Quest. She enjoys making baked goods for friends and families, and her favorite thing about DOTs is the camaraderie and friendship in the group.
Voice Part: Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 3rd
Anna is a third year in ERC studying linguistics and political science, and she is originally from Eugene, Oregon. Outside of DOTs, she enjoys doing yoga and cooking. She is also the fundraising manager for It’s On Us, an organization working to stop sexual assault at UCSD. Her favorite food is tofu and her go-to karaoke song is anything from Hamilton. She has a pet bunny named Sylvia and a pet dog named Huckleberry. Her favorite part of DOTs is the incredibly supportive community and all of the friends she has made through it!
Voice Part: Alto 2 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Arisa is a third year Psychology major transfer from Ventura, California. She really enjoys listening to movie soundtracks while driving. Some of her favorite movies are Jennifer’s Body, Coraline, and Hot Fuzz. Outside of DOTs, she likes to watercolor paint, watch movies, try new food, and travel as much as possible. DOTs has been a great way to connect with others that are also passionate about singing and she can’t wait for the rest of our time performing music together.
Voice Part: Alto 2, Vocal Percussion | Year in DOTs: 3rd
Ashley is a junior Linguistics major from the Bay Area. Her current go-to songs are “Swan Song” and “Night Shift,” but she will sing along to anything. For karaoke, she is totally down to cabinet battle Anna. Besides music, Ashley also enjoys playing volleyball with her friends, watching Queer Eye on Netflix, and learning how to cook. As a second year in DOTs, she loves how this singing group is not only focused on creating music but also on making friends and supporting one another.
Voice Part: Bass, Vocal Percussion | Year in DOTs: 4th | Performance Coordinator
Callie is a fourth year Communications major and Human Rights minor from Burbank, California. Having a performance background in show choir and musical theater, she was so happy and continue singing in college and be part of DOTs. She is also involved in PHC sorority, Chi Omega, and the DJ club, DVC. Her hobbies include eating pizza, raving and hula-hooping.
Voice Part: Soprano 1 | Year in DOTs: 3rd | Co-Music Director
Carianne is a third year Neurobiology major from Fontana, California. She loves all things music, from singing to playing piano and clarinet, but with DOTs she’s truly found her passion! She loves drawing, napping, crying over Game of Thrones and Marvel, and saying “y’all” even though she’s born and raised in Cali. DOTs has become her favorite part of being at UCSD and she can’t wait to spend more years with all these lovely ladies!
Voice Part: Bass, Vocal Percussion | Year in DOTs: 1st
Emily is a first year chemistry and marine biology major in Seventh college, and she is originally from Naperville, Illinois. She loves singing and is excited to harmonize and perform with so many talented people! Her favorite karaoke songs are “I Will Survive” and “Before You Go” but she can get down with anything from country to classic rock. Her hobbies include cooking, extravagant makeup looks, open water swimming, and watching a different TV show every week. Emily can’t wait to make new memories with the DOTs!
Voice Part: Soprano 2 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Isabella is a General Biology major and a Music minor in Muir college. In her free time, she loves to roller skate and play guitar. When she isn’t singing with DOTs, she sings opera and musical theatre pieces for her vocal masterclass. Some of her favorite pieces include “Dido’s Lament” by Henry Purcell and “The Beauty Is” from The Light in the Piazza. She is also passionate about her work as a research assistant at the Ideker Laboratory.
Voice Part: Soprano 1 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Jenny is a first year in Sixth studying psychology and data science and she’s from Shanghai. She has been singing and playing the piano for more than ten years and she loves to watch musicals. Besides music, Jenny also loves languages. She speaks English, Mandarin, Shanghai Dialect, and French, and she’s teaching herself Italian. Her other hobbies include travelling, hanging out with friends, watching tv shows, and drinking coffee. Jenny’s dream is to own a Labrador or a Golden Retriever!
Voice Part: Bass | Year in DOTs: 3rd
Kali is a second year at UCSD, currently studying Literature and Theatre, but she has been heavily involved with musical theater/singing since 2013. Outside of singing, she loves writing, playing the drums, and coming up with puns that she thinks are hilarious (others tend to disagree). She is the proud parent of a fish named Nigel and hopes to one day adopt a wombat. Kali is so grateful to be a DOT and loves singing with the talented, amazing, powerful female rockstars she is lucky enough to call her friends ☺
Voice Part: Alto 2 | Year in DOTs: 2nd
Katie is a second year Economics major. She has always been involved in music: performing opera and musical theater, playing violin in orchestra, and being a part of DOTs. Besides music, she loves learning new languages: currently speaking English, Korean and French, and working on Chinese. She is in the UCSD Kommon Society club, and her hobbies are spending time with her family, friends, and dogs, napping, and doodling. Katie’s favorite part of DOTs is realizing how making harmony gives her a special bond with each other.
Voice Part: Soprano 2, Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 3rd
| Vice President
Liana is a third year Cognitive Science major and Linguistics minor. She is from San Diego and São Paulo, Brazil. Her hobbies include eating french fries, spending time with her family and friends, obsessing over Harry Potter, and drinking lots of coffee. Liana’s favorite part of DOTs is being with amazing ladies who inspire her everyday, and her go to karaoke song is anything she can get the crowd to sing along with!
Voice Part: Soprano 2, Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 4th | President
Lizze is the current Daughters of Triton President and is majoring in Music, specializing in vocal performance, in her third year at UCSD. When she’s not singing her heart away with German Lieder songs or “Bohemian Rhapsody”, she works and volunteers at the Food Cooperative in the Old Student Center. She loves to sing with all of her friends in the group and to engage DOTs with the greater UCSD community. Two quirky facts about her include that she one day hopes to own a Beagle named Bagel and that she dreams about being in the Disney Dapper Dans every other day.
Voice Part: Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 1st
Masarah is a third year Neurobiology major from San Diego. She has been singing her whole life and is so excited that she joined DOTs. She enjoys watching tv shows, shopping, and hanging out with friends. She has an infinite love for all things Disney! Masarah cannot wait for all the great memories she’ll be making as a DOT.
Voice Part: Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 2nd
| Public Relations Chair
Shantelle is a second year Computer Science and Speculative Design double major. She is from Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. She is on the UCSD club gymnastics team, and her hobbies include volunteering, reading, programming and art. She enjoys political science and theatre, and she loves the women and support system of DOTs.
Voice Part: Soprano 2, Alto 1 | Year in DOTs: 2nd | Co-Music Director
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Voice Part: Bass | Year in DOTs: 2nd
Teddy Moisa is a second year Human Biology and Business Psychology major from Aliso Viejo, California. In her spare time, she enjoys writing poetry, trying out new recipes, and spending time with her family. Teddy loves finding new music through DOTs and the supportive environment that the group provides.