Featured Singer

Howard F.
Ensembles: Elernius, Esolius

Favorite quote: Two Favorite Quotes:
"Should you find yourself in a chronically-leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks..." - Warren Buffett
"If your friend says 'I'm dying' and you take him to Zippy's the restaurant, that is ineffective communication..."

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Hobbies: Running, Technology, Animals, Reading, Martial arts

I have been singing for (years and/or months): 12 years, on and off.

Things I'm looking forward to in Blueprint this year are: Having fun with the rest of the group!

The best part of singing: The deep bass notes that rumble

Musical instruments I play (voice, too!): Voice, Piano, Violin

Favorite song we're singing right now: Schubert's Gloria (Elernius), Wasn't That a Mighty Day (Esolius)

Goals I have as a singer: Expand my range

Goals I have this year, music-wise: Becoming a better sightreader, learning to be a tenor.

Favorite composer/songwriter: Too many to list

Songs and/or groups that are played most often on my mp3 player right now: Pentatonix

Favorite genre(s) of music: Acapella, alternative rock, pop, rap, R&B

Favorite song(s): Variations on the Kanon by George Winston

Favorite color(s): Orange

Favorite sport(s): To do: Running, Judo, Acrobatics, Karate, Wrestling. To Watch: Judo

Favorite place(s) you've visited: Tokyo, Japan

Place(s) you would most like to visit: Europe (all of it), Thailand

Favorite book: The Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson & Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Favorite movie: My Sassy Girl (the Korean movie)

Favorite television show: How I Met Your Mother

Favorite website: http://theoatmeal.com/

Thing(s) you would find in my refrigerator right now: Bacon, cheese, kimchi, peanut butter

Favorite food(s): Potatoes, especially covered in bacon and cheese

Favorite genre(s) of food: Delicious

Favorite beverage: Boba Milk Tea

Favorite sweet: Dark Chocolate

Favorite ice cream flavor: Any flavor with dark chocolate

Food(s) that I hate: Celery

Strangest food I've ever eaten: Horse and whale sashimi

If I was an animal, I would be a (and why: Lion, because then I would be king!

Favorite historical figure: Abraham Lincoln

Favorite fictional character: Batman

When I have free time, I tend to: Hahaha. Free time? What is that?

If I could have any superpower, it would be (and why): Teleportation, so I don't have to sit through traffic or buy plane tickets ever again

I am the best at: Being myself

People I respect the most are: Smart, intelligent, and thoughtful people.

People who have had the most influence in my life are: Family and friends

Person from any time period I would like to meet: Abraham Lincoln

Person from this era I would like to meet: Warren Buffett or Bill Gates

My most prized possession: My intelligence and health

If I was offered any job or position on this planet, anywhere, it would be (and why): Official taste tester for all the greatest chefs in the world. Or race car driver.

If I could have any skill or talent, it would be (and why)? To have a perfect memory, so I wouldn't ever forget anything.

If I knew could I could try anything and not fail, I would: Win a gold medal in the Olympics for Judo

If I didn't have to work ever again and could do anything I wanted, I would: Travel around the world and learn about different cultures, languages, and cuisine.

If I had a million dollars, I would: Invest it, like any smart person would. But also buy a Nissan GT-R.

Thing(s) that make me angry: Wasting money and/or time.

My biggest weaknesses are: Fast cars and delicious food

Strangest thing I have ever done: Played video games with Vin Diesel

The most awesome thing I've ever done: Run 4 half marathons in 4 consecutive days

A general goal(s) I have is: Become a better person

A few important elements to a friendship are: Trust

How friends describe me: Crazy

Three adjectives which describe me: Crazy hair, early adopter,

Some fun facts about me: I can speak three languages (English, Cantonese Chinese, and Japanese)

Something that is unique about me: I can touch my nose with my tongue.

Things that makes me happy: Music, Technology, Dogs

What I would do with the time if I had only one week to live: Travel somewhere exciting and fun!

What I value the most: Intelligence and friendships

Thing I'm most proud of:

Why I love Blueprint: I get to sing fun and challenging music with an awesome group of cool people!