The 2012-2013 Lounge Lizards

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The Lounge Lizards is UC Davis's oldest a cappella music group. They are one of the most prominent a cappella groups on campus, including The Spokes, The Liquid Hotplates, and The Afterglow.

The group originally began in 1995 with a group of friends in the Integrated Studies Program, living in the Tercero dorm building B at UC Davis. Magic happened in the dorm lounge and UC Davis' first a cappella group was born. Now, after seventeen years, the Lounge Lizards are thriving more than ever, performing at a wide variety of events around the city of Davis, including the Farmer's Market, Picnic Day, and other benefit performances. Thus far, one of the Lizards' proudest moments was performing the national anthem at a San Francisco Giants game in 2001. They competed alongside the Liquid Hotplates at the Varsity Vocals International Championship on February 2nd, 2008 at UC Berkeley, and they were the only group from UC Davis to perform there on February 21st, 2009. They performed with King's College London's "All The King's Men" in a spectacular showcase this past February, 2012. Look for the Lizards this year at the Farmers Market.

Auditions

Our next auditions will be held during Fall Quarter 2014. Please email or facebook message the group for details. Location will be announced soon. See you then!

Album

The Lounge Lizards' CD, Let's Get Ritarded The Lizards' first album, Shedding Our Skin, is currently out of print. Their second, and most recent, Let's Get Ritarded, was released in 2007 and is now also out of print. The YouTube Channel, run by Colin Frederick, has all major performances since 2011's Fall Quarter.

Current Lizards

The Lounge Lizards at the Los Angeles Acapella Festival in UCLA. The 11-12 Lizards singing for the Children's Miracle Network Fundraiser. Sopranos: Emma Ruder Rebecca Ewert Kajsa Edvardsson Meghan Murphy

Altos: Vika Mlonchina Samantha Larrick Jill Price (Business Manager) Akira Kumamoto

Tenors: Miguel Guerrero (PR; VP) Ryan Chen (Assistant Music Director; VP) Jordon Wade Erika Chaconas Nicole Chodora

Basses: Jessie Herrera (Music Director; VP) Colin Frederick (Tech) Brandon Rojas Jonathan Pan Dawson Bell

Current Repertoire

The 2011-2012 Lizards performing Happy Ending

F*** You (Davis Version) (Original Artist: Ceelo Green) Arrangement: Alyssa Parsons (Alum) Soloist: Vika Mlonchina, Taylor Snow

Gravity (Original Artist: Sara Bareilles) Arrangement: Alyssa Parsons Soloist: Meliza Varsovia

Nice Guys (They Finish Last) (Original Artist: KevJumba and Nigahiga) Arrangement: Jesse Doty Soloist: Jesse Doty, Colin Frederick, Mark Burnside

Happy Ending (Original Artist: Mika) Arrangement: Jesse Doty Soloist: Caity Tremblay

Let Me Take You Out (Original Artist: Bryan J) Arrangement: Jordon Wade Soloist: Jesse Doty, Taylor Snow, Colin Frederick

I Want You Back (Original Artist: Jackson Five) Arrangement: Jessie Herrera Soloist: Jessie Herrera, Stacy Kim

90's Medley (Original Artist: Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, NSync) Arrangement: Meliza Varsovia Soloist: Janice Light, Ellen Labitzke, Vika Mlonchina (Overlaps: Taylor Snow, Meliza Varsovia)

Sabor A Mi (Original Artists: Luis Miguel) Arrangement: Jessie Herrera Soloists: Taylor Snow

Some Nights (Original Artist: Fun.) Arrangement: Meliza Varsovia Soloist: Erika Chaconas

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2008-05-03 20:07:58   I saw the lounge lizards perform at the Davis senior center. The percussionist Kevin did indeed have krazy beats! I really enjoyed Brad Kern's solo! —StevenDaubert