Eric Conger is a singer who has been taking voice lessons for five years from Michael Santangelo. This talented tenth grade student swims at Trinity and is a member of the High School Concert Choir and Cantus. He is passionate about musical theatre, dancing and acting, and he performs off Trinity’s stage with the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory. Bella Dickenson will be singing and playing the ukulele on the NOTA stage this year. She is a tenth-grader who plays volleyball and runs track. Bella loves drawing, singing, hiking and riding ATVs. Her favorite book is the Hobbit and her favorite Trinity memory is going to D.C. in seventh grade. Patrick Dickenson enjoys BMX dirt biking and soccer. He plays soccer for NCFC Youth and Trinity Academy. His favorite verse is John 3:16. Patrick's favorite memory is being a part of the first middle school soccer team win in 3 years. Avery Gardner has been taking piano lessons from Amanda Bailey for over three years. She is a fourth-grader who enjoys reading, playing with her brother Dax, riding her bike, and participating in Taekwondo as a black belt. Avery remembers fondly coming into Mrs. Fatheree’s second grade class, and visiting Avian and Exotic Animal Care with Mrs. Poole. Michael Gardo, a senior, is a crucial part of nearly every Trinity event, running sound and setting a high standard of quality that is now the expectation at our shows. Despite being a behind-thescenes student, Michael has performed on Trinity’s stage in drama productions, as well as many past years of NOTA, demonstrating excellence on both piano and guitar. Trinity will miss him next year! Carly Giles is a third grader in Mrs. Poole’s class. She plays viola, having taken lessons at Latchum Music and Sound for four years. Carly enjoys playing soccer, making art and riding horses. Her favorite author is Beverly Clearly, and her favorite scripture is John 3:16. Tonight, she will make her NOTA debut, accompanied on guitar by her mom, Anna. Harmonia is an auditioned women’s ensemble from the High School Concert Choir, performing uniquely challenging repertoire suited to small groups. Bryana Henn (9th grade), Rachael Snodgrass (9th), Lauren Bayle (11th), Bella Dickenson (10th), Jocelyn Snodgrass (10th) and Mollie Kilpatrick (11th) are the members.
Elena Hibbs is a seventh-grade student whose hobbies include singing, painting, and cake baking and decorating. She also plays basketball and runs track. Last year, Elena performed in the Lower School Spring Concert with “It’s a Musical” as part of the sixth-grade, which quickly became one of her favorite Trinity memories. Tonight, she will be singing “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us.” High School Concert Choir is the High School’s main choral performance group. These 32 students have chosen choir as one of their electives, growing musically every day during class time. They will be singing “Seasons of Love” tonight. Naomi Hill loves learning to speak Spanish and all things French. She is a fourth-grade student who plays piano, sings, and plays soccer. Currently she takes piano lessons from Ms. Bailey. One of her favorite memories at Trinity is earning a superior rating at the Carowinds Music Festival with the Training Choir. Mollie Hinkle is a fifth-grader in Mrs. Scrudato’s class. She loves to learn about science, read any book she can get her hands on, and play the piano whenever she gets the chance. Mollie has been taking piano lessons from Ms. Adams for three years. Her favorite book is “Northanger Abby” by Jane Austen, Mollie hopes to write novels herself one day. Whitney Inge is making her NOTA debut as a first grader tonight. She has been taking piano lessons from Ms. Adams for two and a half years. Whitney loves to dance jazz, practice piano, swim and run. She enjoys reading and walking her dog. Wyatt Johnson has been taking piano lessons for three years from Family Piano, and will be performing a duet with fellow fourth-grader, Tripp Karl. Wyatt enjoys Minecraft, music, archery and basketball. This will be his second year participating in NOTA. Tripp Karl is a fourth-grader in Mrs. Rutherford’s class. In addition to his piano and music activities, he enjoys playing Minecraft and basketball. Tripp is performing a mash-up of “Imagine Dragons” and “Shape of You” with Wyatt Johnson. Victoria Kern is performing tonight opposite Cameron Price in “All I Ask of You” from Phantom of the Opera. She is a familiar face on the Trinity stage, having just starred in Hello, Dolly! Victoria is a talented visual artist and leader. A hard-worker and passionate learner, she will be missed next year.