History

History

The Gaucho Pep Band was reformed in 1998 by Sarah Barnes, and has multiple conductors and presidents since then. Band leadership is responsible for all the cool stuff that goes on behind the scenes, as well as managing the band during the games.

Past Leaders

Conductors:

  • Sarah M. Barnes (1998-2001)

  • Cambria Bowers (2001-2002)

  • Amber L. Kaminsky (2002-2003)

  • Nikki St. Germain (2003-2005)

  • Melissa Wilkins (2005-2006)

  • Lorrin Lee Kwai (2006-2007)

  • Chris Hartney (2007-2008)

  • Hector Hernandez (2008-2009)

  • Grace Urata (2009-2010)

  • Taylor Lane (2010-2011)

  • Charles Cummins (2013-2015)

  • Sarah Kouklis (2015-2016)

Presidents:

  • Sarah M. Barnes (1998-2001)

  • Jessie Vashly (2001-2002)

  • Vanessa Graeff (2002-2003)

  • Binh Vuong (2003-2005)

  • Melissa Weise (2005-2006)

  • Clark Beech (2006-2008)

  • Paul Rosenberg (2008-2010)

  • Evan O' Hara (2010-2012)

  • Jeff Carter (2012-2013)

  • Rebecca Howard and Emma Manley (2013-2015)

  • Charlotte Abrahamson (2015-2016)

  • Haley and Gabe (2016-2017)

  • Jalaal Ahmad and Emma O'Donnell (2017-2018)

  • Jalaal Ahmad (2019-2020)

  • Kevin Prough and Joseph Pinheiro (2020-present)