David is a senior electrical engineering major from Dover, Ohio. He plays tenor drums in the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Hockey Band, is a member of the percussion ensemble, and plays drumset in different groups around campus. David is super excited to continue his work as a director this season!
Nathaniel ClayBandlink Director
Nathaniel is a senior 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 the 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!
Juliette LangleyBandlink Director
Juliette is a senior Neuroscience major, Poverty Studies minor from the Pittsburgh, PA area. She plays the mallets (xylophone) in the Band of the Fighting Irish and participates in Basketball Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Steel Drum Band. She has also played violin since 4th grade and was active in school and youth orchestras in high school. Juliette can’t wait to share her love of music with younger students!
Bailey BuieBandlink Director
Bailey is a junior chemical engineering major and theology minor from Boerne, Texas who now lives in Welsh Family Hall. She plays the clarinet in many band ensembles on campus, including Symphonic Winds, Hockey Band, and the Band of the Fighting Irish. She has also played the violin since 3rd grade and was a member of many orchestras and string ensembles throughout her middle and high school years. Bailey is excited to continue sharing her love of music with the students this season!
Clara MenningaBandlink Director
Clara is a junior chemical engineering major from Fontana, Wisconsin who lives in Howard Hall. She plays piccolo and marches Irish Guard in the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Basketball Band. Clara is very excited to continue her work as a director this season!
Sarah CimochBandlink Director
Sarah is a junior Neuroscience major from South Bend, Indiana. She lives in Holy Cross Hall at Saint Mary’s College. She plays trumpet in the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Basketball Band, as well as Symphonic Band. Sarah is so excited to start as a new director this semester!
Ashley SimsBandlink Director
Ashley is a sophomore at Saint Mary’s College. She is from Dallas, Texas but now lives in Regina Hall. Ashley plays piccolo in the Notre Dame marching band as well as the basketball band. She also plays flute in some of Notre Dame’s concert ensembles. Ashley can’t wait to experience her first year as a bandlink director!