Meet Reach Provo’s Newest Writers

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Reach Provo’s content is now part of the Provo Music Magazine archives.


By The Reach Provo Editorial Staff

Reach Provo wouldn’t be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers. Take a moment to learn a little bit about those who are behind the scenes writing articles.

Mary Bagley

Name: Mary Bagley
Hometown: Lehi, Utah
Favorite Genre: Indie Folk
Favorite Album: Lydia’s Paint It Golden or Novo Amor’s Bathing Beach.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Either The Arkells in 2016 or Liza Anne in 2016.
Name of the band you play in: The Lavender Hunnies.
Random Fact: I can recite the names of all fifty states in under twenty-one seconds.

Cherish DeGraaf

Name: Cherish DeGraaf
Hometown: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Favorite Genre: Folk, Dream Pop
Favorite Album: It’s a toss up between Julien Baker’s Sprained Ankle, Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie and Lowell, and Lorde’s latest album Melodrama.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Fictionist’s Sleep Machine Album Release at Velour.
Name of the band you play in: The Lavender Hunnies
Random Fact: I love presidential chia pets and have the entirety of Hamilton – An American Musical memorized.

Scott Knutson

Name: Scott Knutson
Hometown: Bellingham, Washington
Favorite Genre: Alt-rock
Favorite Album: Sam’s Town by The Killers.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Weezer, 2016.
Name of the bands you play in: Grey Glass, Pacificana, Our Olde Soul, & Kambria Johnson.
Random Fact: I thought that quail were extinct until I moved to Utah in my second year of college.

Josh Snider

Name: Josh Snider
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Favorite Genre: Folk/ Americana
Favorite Album: This question is too difficult.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Gregory Alan Isakov or Ben Folds.
Name of the band you play in: Josh Snider and the Attic Kids.
Random Fact: I didn’t know how to say the phrase “garbage disposal” until I was seventeen.

Chris Whitehead

Name: Chris Whitehead
Hometown: Spanish Fork, UT
Favorite Genre: It depends on the day, but I guess a lot of it fits under the blanket term “rock.”
Favorite Album: Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness by Coheed and Cambria.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Hard to pick a favorite. Probably My Morning Jacket + Joshua James.
Name of the band you play in: N/A (yet).
Random Fact: I am an avid bowler.

Emmett Florence

Name: Emmett Florence
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Favorite Genre of Music: Alternative
Favorite Album: Hot Fuss by The Killers.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Twenty One Pilots at Saltair.
Name of the band you play in: The Fangs
Random Fact: I am obsessed with Hayao Miyazaki movies.

Alastair Scheuermann

Name: Alastair Scheuermann
Hometown: Eden, Utah
Favorite Genre of Music: Indie Pop
Favorite Album: Mylo Xyloto by Coldplay.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Ingrid Michaelson’s Human Again Tour.
Name of the band you play in: Great White Shore
Random Fact: I’m half-British.

Ben Mueller

Name: Ben Mueller
Hometown: Litchfield Park, Arizona
Favorite Genre: Alternative rock
Favorite Album: Vampire Weekend’s Contra.
Best Concert You’ve Attended: Bleachers
Name of the band you are in: Pacificana
Random Fact: I broke my hand punching my brother in the back of the head once.

See some of the Reach Provo staff collaborating for this performance with Our Olde Soul.


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