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The Spirit of the Green Wave

Soundwave Officers 2016-17


Logan Peterson Cauthen

Peter Cauthen is a Senior from Vicksburg Mississippi, and the President of Soundwave.  He plays the drumset, and does not hesitate to call anything he doesn’t like “bush league”  During his time in Soundwave he has traveled almost 3,000 miles to play at different tournaments.  His life goal is to marry Lisa Stockton.  #RollWave


Connor Myers

Connor Myers is a 4th year Cell and Molecular Biology major and the Vice President of Soundwave. In addition to serving as the lead conductor, he also plays drumset and marches tenor drums for the TUMB. He enjoys Spongebob, dark chocolate, and whatever else normal people do. Roll damn wave.


Sarah Sullivan

Sarah Sullivan is a junior studying Biological Chemistry and Public Health from Cheshire, Connecticut. She plays the flute and the piccolo, but never both at the same time. She enjoys chicken nuggets, her two dogs, and naps. This is Sarah’s second year as the Secretary of Soundwave. Roll wave!


Emelia Wilkinson

Emelia Wilkinson is the treasurer of Soundwave currently majoring in English and Jazz Performance. While she loves books and Chick Corea, Emelia also boasts a refined taste in comfy socks and soft pretzels.



Avery Newsom

Avery Newsom is a Junior Biomedical Engineer at Tulane University. In her free time Avery is also a member of the TUMB and is an active member of Theta Tau, the Professional Engineering Fraternity on campus. She also works in the Biomechanics of Growth and Remodeling lab doing opening angle experiments. She also loves queso and is an avid watcher of medical dramas.


Tyler Hawk

Tyler Hawk is a sophomore at Tulane studying Music and Psychology. He plays percussion in a number of ensembles and is Librarian for Soundwave. He loves dark chocolate and his three siblings. Roll Wave!