These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things!

Wondering what would make your Metro Music Makers teacher smile? We asked them to tell us some of their favorite things (and the date of their birth!), and thought you might want to know too!

Sarah Cauthen * 1/7

Loves purple, chocolate anything, Coca Cola, milkshakes, sweet tea and lemonade. Her favorite restaurants are Takorea, P.F. Chang’s, Ippolito’s and any place with Thai food, and she loves to shop at Target, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. Her favorite flowers are roses and hydrangea, and she enjoys listening to good music, reading, crochet, playing with ferrets and good shows. Her favorite Starbucks beverages are peppermint mochas or other non-holiday mocha or caramel hot drinks.

Christa Deánā * 5/29

Her favorite color is gold, her favorite flowers are tulips, and she loves to snack on chocolate covered almonds and barbecue chips. Her favorite drink is vitamin water, and if she’s at Starbucks, it’s a cookie crumble frappuccino. She loves to shop at Amazon, T.J. Maxx, and Marshalls, and if she had to pick one store for a gift card, it would be Amazon. Her favorite restaurants are anything Mexican, and she loves reading, Pinterest and collecting records.

Victor Ezquerra * 6/26

He likes the color blue and tulips. His favorite snacks are beef jerky, gummy anything and fruit, and he enjoys herbal tea and a Starbucks vanilla latte or fruit refresher. His favorite stores to shop at are Amazon, Target and REI. If he’s eating out, he enjoys pizza places, Thai, ramen and barbecue. His hobbies are playing the guitar, hiking and reading, and if he were to receive a gift card, he’d prefer Amazon.

Tony Gibson * 7/23

Loves blue and tulips, but maybe not blue tulips. Favorite snacks are coffee ice cream and chocolate-covered espresso beans. He loves espresso, and his favorite Starbucks order is dopio espresso. His favorite places to shop are Express Men, Buckle and Nadeaus and he loves to eat at Pappasito’s Cantina, Ipps and Pure. His hobbies are mountain biking, water skiing, paddleboarding and motor biking. His favorite gift cards are from Pappasito’s Cantina, Buckle, Stephen David Leonard and Amazon.

Mark Grundhoefer * 3/7

Loves green, Kettle Chips, donuts, sweet tea and cold brew coffee at Starbucks. Enjoys Chick-fil-A and Shake Shack, and shopping at music stores, especially reverb.com. Besides playing music, he enjoys playing disc golf and video games (PS4). (Allergic to flowers and cats.)

J.T. Lee * 3/24

Loves blue, Twizzlers, Skittles and coffee. Enjoys shopping at H&M, and loves to eat at any burger joint. Enjoys music, movies and baseball, and his Starbucks drink of choice is a venti caramel macchiato with almond milk and 4 shots. He loves music and baseball.

Art Linton * 7/17

Art’s favorite color is blue, his favorite flowers are red roses, and he likes to snack on dark chocolate covered almonds. La Croix Orange is his beverage of choice, and a double tall latte is his Starbucks go-to. He loves to shop at Guitar Center, and his favorite restaurant is Seasons 52. His hobbies include playing guitar, songwriting, recording music, reading and hiking. His favorite spot for a gift card is Target.

Nita McKoy * 6/12

Loves purple, peanut butter M&Ms, caramel popcorn, cookies and cream ice cream, and Doritos. She loves to drink Diet Dr. Pepper and Coke, as well as anything caramel from Starbucks. She loves to shop at Macy’s and DSW Shoe Warehouse and eat at Italian restaurants. She loves hot pink roses, and she enjoys singing, playing piano, games, shooting pool, playing games and cards, and attending concerts. (Allergic to many foods, cats and some dogs.)

Annie Summar * 8/5

Her favorite colors are blue and dark green, and she loves sunflowers. Her snacks of choice are pretzels, chips and queso, and apples and peanut butter. She loves Spindrift Sparkling Water and coffee—especially cold brew and peppermint mochas from Starbucks. Her favorite stores to shop are Target, Etsy, Barnes & Noble, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle. She loves eating at Slim Chickens, Chipotle and Panera Bread, not to mention any burger, Mexican or pizza joint. She enjoys running, reading and anything outdoors. Her gift card store of choice is Target.

Abigail Sykes * 10/24

Loves sage green or peach, and hydrangeas are her favorite flower to display. She loves to snack on fruit or peanut butter M&Ms, and her favorite drinks are Diet Coke or grapefruit sparkling water. She’s not a coffee drinker, but does enjoy Starbucks’ summertime teas. A big thrifter, she loves shopping at Target, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods. For fast food, she chooses Chick-fil-A or Taco Bell. She enjoys interior decor/design, reading, hiking and camping.

Kristen Van Dyke * 6/17

Loves blue, salt and pepper Chips, and Pirate’s Booty. Drinks water, and a caramel apple spice or chai latte from Starbucks. Love to shop at Target and Amazon and eat at Chad Thai and hibachi restaurants. She loves bright, colorful flowers, Netflix, and playing with her puppy, and she’s trying to be more crafty!