Tim Mao

Nickname: Tim Coat
Hometown: Rochester, NY and Woodbury, MN. Also China.
Joined FS: Fall 2008
Graduated from FS: Spring 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
Birthday: March 3

FS Solos: Delicate, Good Girls Go Bad, Just the Way You Are

“I like to pretend I’m Irish, but my Irish accent sounds Hindi. I’m
so marrying an Indo-Irish girl!”
~Tim Mao

What are your favorite recorded a cappella tracks? “Listen” by BYU Noteworthy, “Go or Go Ahead” by the Bubs, “Sound of Silence” by Stanford Harmonics, “Carolina in My Mind” by the UNC Clef Hangers

What are your favorite (non-UW) a cappella groups? BYU Noteworthy, Bubs, Stanford Harmonics, UNC Clef Hangers, Fermata Nowhere, Oregon Divisi and On the Rocks.

What was the first a cappella song you ever heard? Probably the Folgers commercial from Rockapella.

What is your favorite Fundamentally Sound memory? Going to New Richmond on tour last year and feeling like a rockstar.

What was the first song you ever performed with Fundamentally Sound? Technically, “You’re All I have” during callbacks. Otherwise, “You’re All I have” during a sorority gig.

Have you ever won the Fundamentally Sound March Madness pool? No comprende march madness.

What was the first thing you thought when you found out you’d made the group? “Oh…so I’m not getting kidnapped and forced to sing against my will.”


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