Meet the Directors

2022-23 Directors​

David Finnell

Bandlink Director

David is a junior electrical engineering major from Dover, Ohio who lives in Pangborn Hall. He plays tenor drums in the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Hockey Band, and he plays in the percussion ensemble. David also created Notre Dame’s first-ever steel drum band, ND Steel. David is excited to continue his work as a director this season.

Sean Ford

Bandlink Director

Sean is a senior Business and Music major with a minor in Musical Theatre from Tinley Park, Illinois. He plays Falto in the Band of the Fighting Irish and Hockey Band as well as French Horn in Symphonic Winds and the ND Symphony Orchestra. He’s loved working as a mentor and is eager to spread his love of music through his new role as a BandLink director!

Nathaniel Clay

Bandlink Director

Nathaniel is a junior music (saxophone) performance and music education major from the South Bend Area who lives in Fisher Hall on Notre Dame’s Campus. He plays in many band ensembles, including Symphonic Winds, Basketball Band, and of course, the Notre Dame Marching Band. Nathaniel is extremely excited to be returning as a BandLink director after he started in Spring of 2022. He is thrilled to be doing what he loves and hopes to do as a career, which is to teach middle school band!

Elizabeth Wyatt

Bandlink Director

Elizabeth is a sophomore at Saint Mary’s College. She is majoring in sociology with a minor in Neuroscience. She is a member of the clarinet section in the Band of the Fighting Irish and is also involved in Symphonic Winds, Clarinet Choir, and Basketball Varsity Band. After living in the South Bend area for almost all of her life, Elizabeth is very excited to give back to the community with her love for music. This will be her first year as a director after serving as a mentor for the first time last year.

Juliette Langley

Bandlink Director

Erin is a junior Accounting and International Economics major from Milton, Wisconsin. She is a member of the saxophone section in the Band of the Fighting Irish, and is also involved in Symphonic Winds, Saxophone Choir, and Hockey Varsity Band. Erin is very excited to share her love of music through the Bandlink program this year and loves working with first time musicians!