Natalie is seventeen years old and is currently a senior at Wakefield High School. She has studied privately as a pianist for twelve years, and has taken private violin lessons for five years. Natalie has participated in the North Raleigh Christian Academy band program as a percussionist for four years, and she has been a member of the Wakefield High School Chorus for four years. She is a skilled sight reader both instrumentally and vocally. She has had the privilege of traveling western North Carolina with a high school girls' ensemble and has recently been cast in several musicals. Her dedication to all of her talents is evidenced by her high grade point average and numerous recognitions for her musical talents. She has recently participated in the North Carolina Honors Chorus, North Carolina All-State Choir, and the North Carolina Governor's School for Choral Music.