They’re here, and they’re perfect!
Last night we got to welcome five incredibly talented and amazing newbs into the family. We are so excited to rock out with you!!🖤
these newbs are lonely and want you to join them!
Open auditions today and tomorrow🔥
Williams Hall | Room 5
see ya onstage ⚡️
sneak peak of our SPAN ad! Come out to SPAN tonight at 7pm to see Off The Beat and the rest of the Penn performing arts community💥
Auditions are 9/1 and 9/2 from 2-10pm in Williams Hall room 5‼️ Check out some highlights of what we’re about below🔥 We can’t wait to hear you sing!
Do you have what it takes to be a rock god?
If the answer is yes, then Off The Beat wants to meet you! Whether you're a professional or have never sung formally in your life, come out and audition for us. Just come prepared with a verse & chorus of a song of your choice, and we'll take care of it from there!
Check out pennoffthebeat.com and our Facebook event for more information!
tbt to all the excitement at initiation last year because we just finished the first day of classes 🙌🏻👏🏻 We’re so pumped to welcome more newbs to the fam this year 💥
Auditions are September 1st and 2nd from 2-10pm in Williams Hall 5‼️ Reach out to find more info about OTB on our website pennoffthebeat.com
Here comes OTB’s favorite (and only) senior and Penn’s current ACK Chair, Levi Cooper!
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Major: French and Francophone Studies & Political Science
Minor: Africana Studies
Class: 2020 !! Voice Part: Baritone
Audition Song: “Unwritten” by Natasha Benningfield
Fav Spot to Hang on Campus: Inn at Penn Living Room, Williams Hall balcony, and Louie Louie bar (underrated)
Ask Him About: Almond milk, NPR, The French knife brand "Opinel," and people who pretend to like existentialism but don't really know what they're talking about
Fun Fact: Levi will drop anything he’s doing for pasta or random trivia. Works every time.
Alongside OTB, Levi’s entire life PAC/ACK and some TEP.
If you see Levi on Locust, bring up the fact that the Baltimore Ravens haven't lost a preseason game in 4 straight years, despite the fact that this means absolutely nothing. He’ll be so proud.
Hide your gummy candy, here comes powerhouse Kristen Smith!
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: Health and Societies (Public Health) / Biological Basis of Behavior
Voice Part: Alto/Mezzo
Audition Song: “Love On the Brain” by Rihanna
Fav Spot to Hang on Campus: Quad Green & Starbucks in Commons (aka Stommons)
Ask Her About: The Bachelor, Chik fil a, Starbucks, Distrito, and Platform Sneakers
Fun Fact: She once stayed overnight in a tent in -30 degree weather in Oujé-Bougoumou, Québec on a school trip.
Aside from OTB, Kristen is a member of OAX sorority (#getouttayourmind). @_kristen.smith
Get ready for the biz man herself with exceptional Google Calendar skills, Suditi Rahematpura!
Hometown: Düsseldorf, Germany
Minor: Biological Basis of Behavior & Healthcare Management
Voice Part: Alto/Mezzo
Audition Song: “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5
Fav Spot to Hang on Campus: While Suds rots away in Huntsman Hall, she also loves United by Blue, Tea Do, and her bed.
Ask Her About: Well organized public transportation and good french fries (ft the corresponding blog and IG @foreign.fries)
Fun Fact: Suditi moved around growing up and bounced back and forth between Europe and the US. She’s lived in Germany, the US and Switzerland! Therefore, she also speaks 6 languages.
In addition to OTB, Suds does research in a lab, and she is a member of FIMRC (the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children), West Philly Tutoring Project, Synapse, Sigma Kappa sorority, and APALI.
Give it up for our rockstar bass and the next Albert Einstein, Christian Pohlmann!
Hometown: Fairfax Station, VA
Major: Physics (Vagelos Scholar)
Voice Part: Bass
Audition Song: “And So It Goes” by Billy Joel
Fav Spot to Hang on Campus: The piano rooms in Hill are a great place to chill out and relax through music.
Ask Him About: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and his recent insta upgrade
Fun Fact: Christian traveled all around the country running at cross country and track meets. He was captain of my team and says the time spent payed off in the "long run.” Along with OTB, Christian spends his time with the Penn Glee Club and Society of Physics Students.
True to her name, it’s time to introduce our resident flower pot and spectacular social chair, Lily Sherwood!
Hometown: Purchase, NY
Voice Part: Alto
Audition Song: “Thinkin Bout You” by Frank Ocean
Fav Spot to Hang on Campus: City Tap
Ask Her About: French Fries and procrasti-baking
Fun Fact: She traveled to 7 countries around the world in one year: Vietnam, Thailand, Qatar, Portugal, The Netherlands, Canada, and Denmark.
Alongside OTB, Lily is involved in Sigma Kappa sorority, beekeeping club, and Penn Traditions.
If you see Lily on Locust, feel free to ask where her bedazzled potato from 2012 is currently residing!