Meet EWE Musicians.

Rohin Aggarwal is from Macon, Georgia, where he studied euphonium with Jonathan Baker. He's participated in the Emory Wind Ensemble since his first semester in the fall of 2012 and currently studies euphonium performance under Adam Frey. A Chemistry and Music double major, Rohin will be graduating in May and will attend medical school in the fall. At the moment, his favorite piece for solo euphonium is Symphonic Variants by James Curnow. When he isn't in a practice room, he enjoys cooking, running, and putting his barista certification to the test.

Olivia Stam, flutist, is from Cumberland Foreside, Maine and joined the Emory Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra as a freshman during the fall of 2015. She began playing flute in 2010 and studied with Nicole Rabata for several years before continuing her studies with Dr. James Zellers at Emory.  She is currently pursuing degrees in Music and French and plans to study abroad in Paris, as well as work as a camp counselor in summer 2016. When not playing flute, Olivia enjoys hiking, playing tennis, and spending time with friends.

Olivia Stam

Flute

Mehvish Khan, of Lakewood, New York, joined the Emory Wind Ensemble as a freshman in 2015.  She has studied bassoon with Mrs. Becky Botsford, Ms. Jennifer Bruening, and currently Dr. Shelly Unger.  She is looking at a potential double major in economics and international studies.  A member of the Model United Nations team, she won the award for Outstanding Delegate in her committee at a conference at Yale this past fall.  Moncayo's Huapongo is one of Mehvish's favorite pieces that the Emory Wind Ensemble has recently performed.  Apart from her musical and academic activities, she loves to write and is SCUBA certified.

Mehvish Khan

Bassoon

Rachel Corbitt from Cumming, GA has been in the Emory Wind Ensemble since she was a freshman in 2012. She has studied oboe with Julie Grasso, Barbara Cook, Dane Philipsen, and currently Emily Brebach. She is majoring in Biology and Chemistry and looks forward to attending medical school in the future. Her favorite works for wind include Bryant’s Ecstatic Waters and Persichetti’s Symphony No. 6 for Band. When she isn’t making reeds, she likes exploring Atlanta restaurants with her friends.

Rachel Corbitt

Oboe

Josh Pynn, from Atlanta, Georgia, joined the Emory Wind Ensemble in the fall of 2015 as a freshman. He has studied with John Warren, Clarinet Professor at KSU, and currently with Jeffrey Brooks. He is pursuing a degree with a dual concentration in Music Performance and Economics. He recently led a marching band in the London New Years day Parade, and performed in Carnegie Hall. His favorite works include The Light Fantastic by Andrew Rindfleisch, and The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky. Outside of music, Josh enjoys to play golf and tennis, and is an avid gamer in his free time.

Josh Pynn

Bass Clarinet

Rachel Brenner joined the Wind Ensemble in the fall of 2014. She studied with Kim Foley and Elizabeth Roberts in her hometown of Columbia, Missouri, and currently studies with Dr. Shelly Unger. She is pursuing a bachelor of arts with concentrations in music and psychology, and recently joined a research lab that examines the relationship between maternal depression and a child’s ability to regulate emotion. She loves music from the Romantic era, and her favorite solo piece is Sonate for bassoon by Camille Saint-Saëns. When not focused on her studies, Rachel can be found collecting unusual teas, playing sand volleyball during warm weather, or befriending other people’s pets. 

Rachel Brenner

Bassoon