San Diego Carolers

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Julie Meram - Alto
• Nadiyaa- Chasing Fear- New Village Arts
• Kimberly-Hall Pass- La Jolla Playhouse
• Legoland California

FUN FACT: To this day, Julie's favorite artist is Britney Spears. And always will be.
Patrick Gates - Bass
•2014 Globe Honors Winner for Best Actor, Spoken Word
•Sunday in the Park with George and Passion at Ion Theatre
•Co-Directed "Geeks the Musical" at Ion Theatre's sister company PsiPhi Productions

FUN FACT: Patrick watches an unhealthy amount of British comedy.
Erin Vanderhyde - Alto
•Sylvia in All Shook Up at SDMT
•Nun in Sister Act at SDMT
•Enid in Legally Blonde the Musical at NVA

FUN FACT: Though I got my bachelors in Theatre I actually spent a much more significant amount of time as s music major.
Beverly Baker - Sop/Alto
•Josephine "Ma" Strong, Urinetown the Musical, The Public Theatre
•Snug, Midsummer Nights Dream, The Classic Theatre
•Corporate Opera Entertainer

FUN FACT: Beverly rescues historic houses and transforms them into homes for those who need them.
Dennis Peters - Bass
•Biff at Seaworld San Diego
•Seattle Premiere of Green Day's American Idiot
•Abe in Altar Boyz

FUN FACT: Met Taylor Swift backstage at her concert in 2013
John Wayman Wells - Tenor
• Eddie in Sister Act
• Ben in Straight
• Jonny in The Mystery of Love and Sex

FUN FACT: I lived in Costa Rica for a year after High School.
Kayla Schaffroth - Soprano
•BFA Musical Theatre
San Diego Musical Theatre's The Producers
•Filmed AT&T and several other commercials
•Award nominated actress for several films including "The Hardest Thing" and "Fletcher and Jenks"

FUN FACT: Kayla is often mistaken for Spencer on Pretty Little Liars
Jesse Bradley - Tenor
•Chad - "All Shook Up" SDMT
•Matthew - "Altar Boyz" Celebration Theatre
•Brad - "Rocky Horror" Coeurage Theatre

FUN FACT: Different colored eyes, he plays guitar and is an expert disc thrower.
Rebecca Duckworth - Alto
•The Lightning Thief - Annabeth Chase / NYC national tour
•Romeo and Juliet - Juliet and 7 others / Off Off Broadway
•Wrinkle in Time - Meg Murry / Childsplay

FUN FACT: I was an All-American track and field athlete in pole vault
Randall Eames - Tenor
• MFA in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University
• Aldolfo in The Drowsy Chaperone
• Norbert in The Great American Trailer Park Musical

FUN FACT: Randall recently renewed his passport and is ready for international travel!!
Kira Vine - Alto
•Tinseltones for 5 seasons
•SACRA/PROFANA, La Jolla Playhouse's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
•Production: La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, Diversionary Theatre

FUN FACT: I've performed all over the world, including: France, Italy, England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, British Columbia, and at Carnegie Hall in NYC.
Chris Gross - Bass
•Played Saxophone for Rocky Horror Picture Show at OB Playhouse
•Band opened for Sun God at UCSD
•Singer in "The Fairies" at LEGOLAND

FUN FACT: I Play a Spicy Sax ;)
Anneke Street - Soprano
•Rapunzel in Into the Woods
•Marian the Librarian in The Music Man
•Cosette in Les Miserables

FUN FACT: Anneke can write backwards in cursive. (Her cursive is actually better backwards.)
Rosey Williams - Alto
•Former President, Vocal and Performance Director, and Founding Member of Duly Noted, a co-ed a cappella group at UC San Diego
•Competed in the 2016 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella
•Reached 145,000 views on Youtube singing & playing guitar in a cover video

FUN FACT: Rosey's brew her own kombucha and loves all things DIY.
Kenny Bordieri - Bass
•Multiple credits at the Lyric Rep. in Logan, Ut. Most recently as Harry in Mamma Mia!
•Performed at Oceanside Theatre Co. in Deathtrap
•Multiple credits at Scripps Ranch Theatre

FUN FACT: I'm a singer/songwriter who likes to self produce original music
Morgan Carberry - Soprano
•Dead Mum, Billy Elliot, San Diego Musical Theatre
•Aunt Spiker, James and the Giant Peach, Barn Stage Company
•Fraulein Kost/Music Director, Cabaret, ion theatre

FUN FACT: Morgan lived in Scotland for 10 years and has performed for royalty, including Prince Edward!
Matthew Ignacio - Bass
•Music Director of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Lemon Grove
•2015 National Youth Arts Award for Outstanding Musical Direction for The Music Man (Encore Theatre)
•Nominated for Outstanding Musical Direction for Urinetown (Encore Theatre) and Mulan Jr. (Encore Theatre)

FUN FACT: Matthew is the substitute director for the Tremble Clefs, a therapeutic singing program for people with Parkinson's.
Rachel Roman - Soprano
•SeaWorld San Diego- Rudolph Elf
•LEGOLAND Castle Hotel- originated the role of fairy princess Silver Bell
•San Diego Zoo Centennial Celebration featuring Heather Headley - Choir

FUN FACT: Rachel has a horse with a question mark on his head named, "No Question" - everyone calls him "Q"
Steve Freitas - Tenor
•Recurring Cast Member - PBS’ Emmy Award Winning “The Electric Company”
•Jerry - San Diego Musical Theatre’s “The Full Monty”
•Brian - New Village Arts’ “Avenue Q”

FUN FACT: I recently created an A Cappella show for LEGOLAND California that has been running since Summer 2019 and will continue to run into next year and beyond. This is my first time creating something for a theme park. I also sing Tenor and Bass for the group.
Kelly Derouin - Soprano
•Slue Foot Sue at the Diamond Horseshoe in Tokyo Disneyland
•Inga in young Frankenstein at San Diego Musical Theatre
•Irene in Crazy for You at San Diego Musical Theatre

FUN FACT: I love yoga. I'm afraid of spiders. And my favorite food is Mexican!
Kyle Young - Tenor
•Encore Vocal Ensemble
•San Diego Gay Men's Chorus
•Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra

FUN FACT: I have been singing in groups, large and small, since I was 14 years old.
Dakota Ringer - Tenor
•Lead Singer/songwriter/keys for " The Naked i "
•Robbie Hart - "The Wedding Singer"
•Bachelors degree of Arts and Sciences from San Diego State University

FUN FACT: Builds Banjos as his day job for the Deering Banjo Co.
Amy Perkins - Soprano
• Janet Weiss in Rocky Horror Show at Cygnet Theater
• Dolly in Trash: The Musical at The Old Globe
• Margot in The Diary of Anne Frank at Moxie Theater

FUN FACT: I have 3 adorable kitty boys
Noelle Romberger - Soprano
• Lead for LG Electronics-ThinQ Style promotional video
• Tahitian dance performer at Tommy Bahama’s Paddleboard Festival
• Principle in the film Full Of Grace

FUN FACT: I like to draw, write poetry, and listen to anything by Melanie Martinez!
Vander Turner - Tenor & Beatboxer
• Senior Pirelli - Sweeney Todd - OB Playhouse
• Robby Fay - A Man of No Importance - Coronado Playhouse
• Ram's Dad, Big Bud Deen - Heathers the Musical - Onstage Playhouse

FUN FACT: He is the last remaining original San Diego Tinseltone Tenor.
Jackson Shaffer - Bass
• Performed at SDCCU Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the Cal State Games four years in a row
• National Anthem soloist at USD football games
• Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical at the Broadway San Diego Awards

FUN FACT: I can quote various Spongebob episodes from memory even down to the tones of the characters voices.
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