Our Advisor: Mrs. Ray-Hepp
Mrs. Ray-Hepp is a flutist and pianist and has a BM, MM, and DMA (ABD) in Music Education. She is now the
Orchestra and Band director of the middle schools and high school and the AP Music Theory teacher.
Julia HuangFounder, Website Developer Piano Club President
Hi! My name is Julia and I am a pianist and composer. I have been playing the piano for around 12 years and
composing for 3-4, and I love being involved in music activities such as listening, performing, and leading
the Piano Club. I started Tri-M because I wanted to give others the opportunity to explore their passions in
music and meet other musicians alike through events and community service. In my free time, I love to
improvise on the piano and listen to pop and classical music on Spotify.
Bo ChenowethFounder VIBES President
Howdy! My name is Bo Chenoweth and I am a drum major for the NHS marching band. I play a wide variety of
instruments ranging from brass to woodwind in our schools jazz and symphonic bands. I am on Tri M board
because I want to use the power of music to empower and heal our members and community. I am also a member
of NHS's Chorale Ensemble.
Lokesh GummadiFounder VIBES Founder & President
I am Lokesh Gummadi, a senior at NHS, and I love drumming. Ever since I was 5 years old, I have always loved playing percussion.
Markus BudwegDrum Major
Hey Everyone! I’m Markus, and I’m a woodwind player and Drum Major in the marching band here at Northville.
I started playing clarinet 7 years ago, before switching to alto saxophone 6 years ago. Today, I primarily
play the alto, though I occasionally double on instruments such as clarinet, flute, and soprano saxophone
for different bands and groups. I joined the Tri-M board because I wanted to help give musicians at our
school an opportunity to use their gifts in a positive way to give back to our community.
Rebeca CalderonAssistant Drum Major
Hello! My name is Rebeca Calderon (11th grade). I am a flute and piano player who loves anything music
related, whether it be playing an instrument or just listening to music. I am a part of the NHS
Marching/Symphonic Band and will be an Assistant Drum Major for the 2022-2023 Marching Band Season!
Additionally, I am a member of the NHS Varsity Dance Company and Varsity T&F. I joined Tri-M to find more
ways to be involved in music related activities and to become a better musician, and now I am happy to help
others do the same! Music has allowed me to express myself, and I hope to help give others that same
opportunity through Tri-M.
Hey!! My name is Rhea, and I am a singer in the NHS Choir. I’ve been singing since I was 4 years old, and
I’ve had a love for music for all my life. I do various different types of singing, such as choral,
classical Indian, and just singing on my own whenever I get the chance. I joined Tri-M because of my passion
for music, and I wanted to meet new people who felt the same. I’d love to collaborate with other artists
given the chance! In my free time, I love listening to almost any music that sounds good and singing it!
Lina Uchiyama Assistant Drum Major
Hello! My name is Lina Uchiyama. I am a junior this year and am excited to be working with the other members
of leadership to make tri-m a good experience for everyone! A little bit about myself is I am an assistant
drum major of the marching band and play trumpet. I enjoy baking, playing soccer, and hanging out with my
Andrew LeeFlute Choir President
Hi! My name is Andrew Lee and I have been playing the flute for 5 years (and played violin for 10 and piano
for 7 years as well)! I am a president of the Flute Choir at NHS, a part of the Detroit Symphony Youth
Orchestra for the past 4 years, and participate in the band program at NHS! I joined Tri-M because I wanted
to become more involved in music-related experiences and performances and be able to share my love for music
and help others learn in the community. Joining Tri-M has allowed me to meet and make new friends through
performance and volunteering activities.
Zachary Bailey Drummer
Hi! My name is Zachary Bailey. I have been playing music for 10 years and am on the Northville High School
drumline. Playing the drums has always been a passion of mine. I’m so glad I get to be on the Tri-M Board