Meet the 'Parts

Counterparts members represent all four of Penn's undergraduate schools, a variety of states (and countries!), and a wide range of musical backgrounds. The group is entirely student-run, and all arrangements are written by group members. 


SAS '19, former Music Director

Hometown: Edison, NJ
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior
Fun Fact: Shiv once purchased and ate a dog biscuit "by accident"

NURS '19, former Music Director

Hometown: Longmont, CO
Major: Nursing
Secret Skill: Mateo often makes delicious Spanish fries for the group

SAS '19, former President

Hometown: Pennington, NJ
Major: Political Science
Audition song: The *second verse* of Clarity by Zedd

SEAS '19, former Vice President

Hometown: Mendham, NJ
Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Fun Fact: Matt spent last summer teaching English in remote China

Wharton '20, Music Director

Bass, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Bay Shore, NY
Major: Statistics
Favorite college meal: Anything from Wawa after 11pm

SEAS '21

Bass, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Best Habit: Putting pictures of corgis in the CP groupchat

SAS '21, former Publicity Manager

Bass, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Major: Political Science
Fun Fact: Peter's a bass, but sang soprano until he was 13!


Kate Silva

SAS ‘22, Assistant Music Director

Hometown: Portsmouth, NH
Major: Undecided
Fun Fact: Kate was born in the ambulance (she’s prompt!)

SAS '20, former Business Manager

Hometown: Wallingford, PA
Major: Communications and Political Science
Favorite Font: Comic Sans, which she embodies in every way

SAS '20, Vice President

Tenor, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Rye, NY
Major: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Frosty Fun Fact: Hugh has gotten frostbite on three continents

SAS '21

Hometown: Half Moon Bay, CA
Major: Biology
Favorite things: Colorful socks, Harry Potter, chocolate, tigers, and bat rays!

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Srinidhi Ramakrishna

SAS ‘22, Alumni Relations

Alto, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Montgomery, NJ
Major: Undecided
Fun Fact: Srinidhi knows super obscure geographical trivia


Simran Sawhney

Wharton ‘22

Hometown: Short Hills, NJ
Major: Business
Favorite Song: “Burn Break Crash” by Aanysa and the Snakehips

SAS '20

Hometown: Syosset, NY
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior
Favorite Counterparts Memory: Taco Tuesday on the group's California tour!

SAS '20, President

Hometown: Scotch Plains, NJ
Major: Urban Studies
Fun Fact: Last year, Caroline's grandpa was the oldest person at Burning Man

SAS '21, Business Manager

Tenor, Vocal Percussion
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Economics, Music
Fun Fact: Henry is the self-appointed SoulCycle chair of Counterparts


Madison Woods

SAS ‘22, Publicity Manager

Hometown: Kingston, PA
Major: BBB/Pre-Med
Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption


Interested in auditioning for Counterparts?
We'd love to hear you!