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Officer Team

Director

Director

Hi!

My name is Laura Oberwetter, I use she/her pronouns, and I am the Director of WUD Music and a senior studying Communication Arts with certificates in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership. 

My favorite WUD show was Jenny Hval in the Sett. She danced with a plush intestine throughout the entire set and I made a really good playlist for before and after the show.

You can contact me at loberwetter@wisc.edu


Associate Director of The Sett

Associate Director of The Sett

Hello Hello! My name is Fantasia Johnson, I use she/her pronouns, and I am a junior here at UW studying Art History and Philosophy. I am the Associate Director of the Sett over in Union South for WUD Music. Catch me there during one of our great shows and say hi!

My favorite show so far? Tank and the Bangas this past summer at the Terrace

You can contact me at fjohnson5@wisc.edu


Associate Director of der Rathskeller

Associate Director of der Rathskeller

Hi!  My name is Jordan Zamansky, I use he/him pronouns, I’m a Life Sciences Communication major pursuing certificates in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Digital Studies, and I’m finishing up my senior year. As the AD of Programming in the Rathskeller, I oversee the coordination and promotion of all the shows in Rath, communicate with committee members to ensure that shows are advanced and run adequately, and assist in the curation of a wide variety of themed music events and showcases, especially on upcoming empty dates when programming is needed :)

My favorite WUD show this year would have to be the Pile / Palehound co-headliner on the Terrace. Both artists made fantastic records in 2017, and it was incredible that we were able to get them on the same bill :0

You can contact me at jzamansky@wisc.edu


Associate Director of The Play Circle

Associate Director of The Play Circle

Hi! My name is Karen, I primarily use she/her pronouns, and I am a senior majoring in Economics. Play Circle is a theater venue located on the second floor of the Memorial Union, and it has housed many special events WUD Music held in the past. My job as the Play Circle AD revolves around communicating with theater staff for details of the shows and oversee the events when they happen. Play Circle dates are an option to consider when you cannot get a regular date for your artist and I am here for any questions related to it.

My favourite WUD Music show is the terrace show Yo La Tengo played in 2004 same date as my birthday. My favourite WUD Music show that I attended is last year’s Tank and the Bangas show.

You can contact me at szhou75@wisc.edu 


Associate Director of Behind the Beat

Associate Director of Behind the Beat

Hello!  My name is Shannon, I use she/her pronouns, and I am a current third year student studying Geography with a certificate in Environmental Studies. My role in WUD Music is Behind the Beat Associate Director. In this role, I book local jazz bands for the Behind the Beat series that takes place in the Rathskeller from 5-7 pm every Friday!

My favorite WUD show was probably Japanese Breakfast! <3 

You can contact me at skim657@wisc.edu


Associate Director of Marketing

Associate Director of Marketing

Hello!  My name is Bobby, I use he/him pronouns, and I am a 5th year Communication Arts student. I serve as the Associate Director of Marketing, which means I help drive traffic to our shows through promotion on all of our marketing channels.  My favorite WUD show has to be Jeff Rosenstock!  He sold pins in support of Planned Parenthood which is awesome.

You can contact me at vanderwist@wisc.edu


Deputy Director of Marketing

Deputy Director of Marketing

Hello! My name is Brennan, I use he/him/his pronouns, and I'm a second year student in the Pre-Business program with the intent on majoring in marketing.  My role in WUD as Deputy Director of Marketing is to work along side Bobby to make sure shows are well promoted, in addition to promoting the WUD Music brand. 

My favorite WUD show had to be Tank and the Bangas on the Terrace!  It was a little chilly but everyone was dancing to stay warm :).

You can contact me at bbahr2@wisc.edu

 


Associate Director of Graphic Design

Associate Director of Graphic Design

Howdy! My name is Shelby, I use she/her pronouns, and I'm a third-year student in the art department pursuing my BFA for Painting, Comics, & Graphic Design. I'm currently the acting Graphic Designer for WUD Music where I create posters, visuals for marketing material, and lead the art direction for collaborative zines. In my spare time, I enjoy cartooning and binge-sampling cheeses at Whole Foods.  My favorite WUD show was definitely Yung Gravy.

 

You can contact me at skahr@wisc.edu


Associate Director of Internal Relations

Associate Director of Internal Relations

Hi!  I'm Brett, I use he/his pronouns, and I am a third year Philosophy and Sociology major.  As apart of WUD, I work as the Associate Director of Internal Relations, which means I help to train new members and organize recruitment activities.  My favorite WUD show has been Injury Reserve it was very fun.

 

You can contact me at bcain2@wisc.edu


Associate Director of External Relations

Associate Director of External Relations

Hello!  My name is Phoebe, I use she/her pronouns, and I am a senior, majoring in Biology with a certificate in Integrated Liberal Studies. As Associate Director of External Outreach for WUD Music, my role is to strengthen our relationship with other groups and organizations in our community. Through collaborative events, WUD Music is able to enhance our diverse, unique, and community oriented programming.

My favorite WUD show? Noname in the Sett! The show was simply full of joy.

You can contact me at pmmarquardt@wisc.edu


Associate Director of Research and Development

Associate Director of Research and Development

I’m Brandon Phouybanhdyt, the Associate Director of Research and Development. I help manage and keep track of the genres we’re booking and who we’re booking in order to facilitate diverse programming that appeals to several different populations.  My favorite shows we had this semester were Tank and the Bangas, Jay Som, Japanese Breakfast, and our very own Hype Night that was put on by our very own members in collaboration with WSUM Radio!

 

You can contact me at bphouybanhdy@wisc.edu


Associate Director of Social

Associate Director of Social

I'm Halle (comfortable with she/her/hers and they/them/theirs).  I'm a senior and I'm the social chair of WUD Music. My fav WUD show was Cherry Glazerr when I bought Clem a cheeseburger!!!

You can contact me at hluksich@wisc.edu