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2013 U.S. Nationals Senior Men Bios/Program Music

Posted by unseenskaters on January 25, 2013

Here are quick profiles of the 20 Senior men competing in Omaha, listed alphabetically:

Max Aaron
Age 20; Birthdate: Feb. 25, 1992
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
Club: Broadmoor SC
Coach: Tom Zakrajsek
Choreographer: Pasquale Camerlengo
SP Music: Tron: Legacy soundtrack by Daft Punk
FS Music: West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

Jeremy Abbott
Age 27; Birthdate: June 5, 1985
Hometown: Aspen, CO
Club: Detroit SC
Coaches: Yuka Sato, Jason Dungjen
Choreographers: Yuka Sato, Jeremy Abbott, Benji Schwimmer (SP)
SP Music: “Spy” by Nathan Lanier
FS Music: “Bring Him Home” from Les Misérables by Schönberg

William Brewster
Age 22; Birthdate: March 3, 1990
Hometown: Novi, MI
Club: Detroit SC
Coaches: Jason Dungjen, Yuka Sato
Choreographer: Massimo Scali
SP Music: “Carnival of Venice variations for trumpet and orchestra” by Del Staigers
FS Music: “Lord of the Dance” by Ronan Hardiman; “Merida’s Home” by Patrick Doyle

Jason Brown
Age 18; Birthdate: Dec. 15, 1994
Hometown: Highland Park, IL
Club: Skokie Valley SC
Coaches: Kori Ade, Rob Peal
Choreographer: Rohene Ward
SP Music: “The Question of U” by Prince
FS Music: “Liebestraum” by Franz Liszt

Wesley Campbell
Age 27; Birthdate: Dec. 12, 1985
Hometown: Acton, MA
Club: Colonial FSC
Coaches: Julie Graham Eavzan, Chad Brennan, Suna Murray
Choreographers: Sheryl Franks (FS), Robert Mauti (SP)
SP Music: “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel
FS Music: “Ave Maria” by Franz Schubert

Stephen Carriere
Age 23; Birthdate: June 15, 1989
Hometown: Boston, MA
Club: SC of Boston
Coach: Suna Murray
Choreographer: Scott Brown
SP Music: “Passionata” by London Musicians Orchestra
FS Music: Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky; Black Swan soundtrack by Clint Mansell

Jonathan Cassar
Age 26; Birthdate: Dec. 4, 1986
Hometown: Waterford, MI
Club: All Year FSC
Coach: Frank Carroll
Choreographer: David Wilson
SP Music: “Bring Him Home”from Les Miserables performed by Jon Schmidt (piano) and Steven Sharp Nelson (cellist)
FS Music: “Pagliacci” by R. Leoncavallo

Harrison Choate
Age 19; Birthdate: Oct. 18, 1993
Hometown: Weston, MA
Club: SC of Boston
Coaches: Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell
Choreographers: Jamie Isley, Tom Dickson
SP Music: “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” and “Mambo Jambo” by Perez Prado
FS Music: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue by Richard Rogers?

Richard Dornbush
Age 21; Birthdate: Aug. 27, 1991
Hometown: Corona, CA
Club: All Year FSC
Coach: Tammy Gambill
Choreographers: Mark Pillay (SP), Cindy Stuart (FS)
SP Music: U2’s “With or Without You” (instrumental version)
FS Music: “The Wild Ones” by Lou Busch; “Harlem Nocturne” by Earle Hagen and Dick Rogers; “Rooftops” by Danny Elfman

Joshua Farris
Age 18; Birthdate: Jan. 6, 1995
Hometown: Renton, WA
Club: Broadmoor SC
Coaches: Christy Krall, Damon Allen
Choreographers: Damon Allen, Phillip Mills
SP Music: “Prelude” from Unaccompanied Cello Suite in G Major, BWV 1007 by J.S. Bach, performed by Yo-Yo Ma
FS Music: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C Minor, op. 18: “Allegro Scherzando” by Sergei Rachmaninoff, performed by Van Cliburn

Grant Hochstein
Age 22; Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Club: SC of New York
Coaches: Peter Oppegard, Karen Kwan-Oppegard
Choreographers: Karen Kwan-Oppegard (SP, FS), Peter Oppegard (FS)
SP Music: Selections from La Califfa (The Lady Caliph) soundtrack by Ennio Morricone
FS Music: King Arthur soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and Troy soundtrack by James Horner

Alexander Johnson
Age 22; Birthdate: May 15, 1990
Hometown: Minnetonka, MN
Club: Broadmoor SC
Coach: Tom Dickson
Choreographer: Tom Dickson
SP Music: “Concerto in F” by George Gershwin
FS Music: “Eleanor Rigby” compilation by The Beatles

Armin Mahbanoozadeh
Age 21; Birthdate: Aug. 15, 1991
Hometown: Potomac Falls, VA
Club: Washington FSC
Coach: Christy Krall
Choreographer: Catarina Lindgren
SP Music: “Kashmir” by Led Zeppelin
FS Music: “Doctor Who” by Murray Gold

Keegan Messing
Age 21; Birthdate: Jan. 23, 1992
Hometown: Girdwood, AK
Club: Alaska Association of Figure Skaters
Coach: Ralph Burghart
Choreographers: Rory Flack, Stephanee Grosscup
SP Music: “Sing Sing Sing” by Benny Goodman
FS Music: The Matrix soundtrack by Rob Dougan

Ross Miner
Age 22; Birthdate: Jan. 24, 1991
Hometown: Boston, MA
Club: SC of Boston
Coach: Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell
Choreographers: Catarina Lindgren (SP), Tom Dickson (FS)
SP Music: “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” by Sergei Rachmaninoff
FS Music: Captain Blood soundtrack by Erich Korngold

Brandon Mroz
Age 22; Birthdate: Dec. 22, 1990
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Club: Broadmoor SC
Coach: Tom Zakrajsek
Choreographer: Jeff Buttle
SP Music: “Mack the Knife” composed by Kurt Weill
FS Music: Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue” and “Cello Concerto” performed by Yo-Yo Ma

Sean Rabbitt
Age 22; Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Club: Glacier Falls FSC
Coach: Tammy Gambill
Choreographers: Cindy Stuart (SP), Karen Kwan-Oppegard (FS)
SP Music: “One Mint Julep” by Xavier Cugat
FS Music: “Daphnis et Chloé” by Maurice Ravel, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Douglas Razzano
Age 24; Birthdate: Oct. 22, 1988
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
Club: Coyotes SC of Arizona
Coaches: Doug Ladret, Lara Ladret
Choreographers: Grant Rorvick, Doug Ladret
SP Music: “Piano Concerto No. 2: Allegro Scherzando” by Sergei Rachmaninoff
FS Music: “Queen Symphony” by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Tolga Kashif

Adam Rippon
Age 23; Birthdate: Nov. 11, 1989
Hometown: Clarks Summit, PA
Club: SC of New York
Coaches: Rafael Arutyunyan, Vera Arutyunyan, Nadia Kanaeva
Choreographers: Michael Seibert, Rafael Arutyunyan, Nadia Kanaeva
SP Music: “Nessun Dorma” by Giacomo Puccini
FS Music: Selections from The Incredibles soundtrack by Michael Giacchino

Philip Warren
Age 19; Birthdate: June 14, 1993
Hometown: Redlands, CA
Club: All Year FSC
Coaches: Tammy Gambill, John Nicks
Choreographer: Cindy Stuart
SP Music: “From Russia With Love” by John Barry
FS Music: “Ouverture de Don Juan” by Felix Gray

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