Eboard Position: Training Officer
Class of: 2025
Major: Economics + Information Science
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Member Since: September 2021
Bio: Before Yamatai, the closest Max came to taiko was from watching half of a Kodo performance in person. As a classically trained percussionist, Max was amazed by the raw power and intensity of it. After Max got accepted to Cornell, he immediately went to the club roster and looked for any percussion club, and was presented with the choice of Yamatai or the Cornell marching band. So that choice was easy.
Fast forward to tryouts, Max found the individuals running the club were not only talented but also incredibly nice and welcoming. Although the tryouts were intimidating, Max found that the art of taiko was incredibly fun and is now grateful to be part of the Yamatai family!
Likes: Percussion, running, Smash Ultimate, economics, computer science, eating instant ramen, playing ping-pong at 3 a.m., money
Dislikes: Prelims and camping
Favorite Movie Quote: "Pizza time." - Spider-Man 2