Meet The Team

Cassidy Allison

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

Cassidy Allison grew up in the small town of Fredericksburg, IA. She enjoys taking frequent naps and watching movies with her fiancée. Her favorite type of music is alternative rock but also frequently listens to pop genres, hip-hop, and classic rock. Some of her favorite artists are Billie Eilish, Sleeping with Sirens, and Mary Lambert. Cassidy enjoys Chinese foods and has recently found a love for sushi. Cassidy hopes to include music and other cultural aspects to her life and wants to travel the world creating music as a career.

Jacob Erkel

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

Jacob Erkel is a Grade-A beatboxer and a complete goof. He is from St. Peter, MN and spends his time in the studio with his friends, a cappella group, and band mates. He also creates podcasts on anime for fun. His current anthem is Kontraband by Kabaka Pyramid and Damian Marley. Erkel loves to listen to reggae, indie, and electronic music. He enjoys playing video games in his spare time and likes to cuddle with his pet cats. He plans on creating music for the rest of his career.

Charlie Swift

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

Charlie Swift was raised in Lakeville, MN. He likes to do anything he can to meet new people and try new things. In his free time he likes to listen to music while slapping some fools in league of legends. He enjoys any type of music but prefers alternative, hip hop, and bass driven genres. Nothings better than a good subwoofer! Among his favorite artists are Khalid, Justin Timberlake, and Billie Eilish. His favorite food type is Italian and he prefers well crafted beer over domestic . Lastly, he hopes to make music for the rest of his life and make great friends and family along the way.

Matthew Ruff

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

Matthew Ruff was raised in Minneapolis, MN. Some of the groups that have inspired him to pursue a cappella as a part of his career are Faux Paz, The Vanderbilt Melodores, Six Appeal, and The Vassar Devils. During the moments outisde of music creation, he likes to spend time outdoors, spend quality time with friends and family, explore new places to eat, and snuggle with any dog or cat he can find. His favorite food would be pasta with crab, chicken, and Alfredo sauce. His favorite genres of music are pop, R&B, soul, and indie. Matt loves performing with Fermata Sol and says, "It is such a pleasure to perform with some of my best friends, while being able to express our true selves through the power of Music."

Allison Whinery

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

This is Allison Whinery! She is a sassy Vocal Music Education major, a rockin' Soprano, and helps with a lot of our choreography. She is from Princeton, MN. Her current anthem is God is a woman by Ariana Grande, and she listens to a lot of pop music. She enjoys watching movies, shopping, and hanging out with friends. Allison enjoys eating sushi and Mexican foods. Allison's future plans include performing in Fermata Sol and becoming a teacher in the twin cities area. 

  • White Instagram Icon

©2019 by Fermata Sol