The New Hampshire Notables

All-Female Collegiate a Cappella Group

Current Members Spring 2016


Colleen Irvine

(Business Manager)

Grad year: 2018
Home town: Easton, MA
Major: Journalism/ International Affairs 
Hobbies: laughing, reading, Netflix and traveling. 
Why I Love Being a Note: It's so amazing to be so close to such wonderful people, and to truly feel like I have a family away from home. I love being able to share my love for music with these girls, and I am so lucky to have made such amazing friends at UNH through The Notables. 

Deanna Nunes

(Music Director)

Grad Year: 2018

Hometown: Taunton, MA

Major: Chemical Engineering

Hobbies: Singing, Arranging, Reading, Arts and Crafts, 

Binge watching Netflix, eating anything with chocolate, being sarcastic. 

Why I Love Being a Note: First to create music, second for the family. Music has such a huge part of my heart and getting to share it with all the girls who have become so close to me is really special. 

Danielle Lewis

(Music Director)

Grad Year: 2017
Hometown: Manchester, NH
Major: Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Management
Hobbies: Traveling, drinking Belgian beer lol and hopefully brewing my own beer, reading, writing music, hiking, blasting music with the windows down in the car, going for coffee runs, DJing on the radio, going to concerts
Why I Love Being a Note: I love being a note because it feels amazing to sing with other girls who love to sing as much as I do. It is incredible that we can come together and create music with only our voices. There is nothing better than seeing someone in the audience smile because of our music and immensely talented members.

Susan Dudka

(Public Relations)

Grad Year: 2017

Hometown: Nashua, NH

Major: Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Managment, Minor in Psychology

Hobbies: photography, digital editing, drawing, reading

Why I Love Being a Note: Being a Notable is being part of a sisterhood. Everyone is there to combine their talent and passion for music, as well as to support one another during rough times

Melanie Brehm

Grad Year: 2017

Hometown: Pembroke, NH

Major: Child Development

Hobbies: crocheting, reading, eating

Why I Love Being a Note: I love feeling like I'm part of

something and having a great group of friends to support me. Singing is my passion and without it, I'm lost! 

Asa Gomberg

Grad year: 2017 

Hometown: Winthrop, ME 

Major: Undeclared 

Hobbies: One Tree Hill 

Why I Love Being a Note: These girls are my biggest support 

and I love doing what I love with people who love it just as much as I do! 

Michelle LaCroix

Grad year: 2017

Hometown: Chicopee, MA 

Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders 

Hobbies: volleyball, reading 

Why I Love Being a Note: Singing with all of these lovely ladies 

lets me forget about my other stress and troubles and just focus on working together and having a good time! 

  Lexie Buiel
Grad year: 2019
Hometown: Concord, New Hampshire
Major: Psychology, Justice Studies
Hobbies: Ukelele player, Professional dog cuddler, and expert at burning cookies
"Why I Love Being A Note": Every single girl in this group is so unique and has our own creative style, yet we all work together to make such a cool sound.



 Rachel Dallaire

Grad Year: 2019 

Hometown: Nottingham, NH 

Major: Psychology 

Hobbies: singing, Netflix, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family 

Why I Love Being a Note: It's so great to be a part of this group of talented, genuine, lovely girls who enjoy the same things I do!

Tessa Murphy

Grad Year: 2020

Hometown: North Andover, MA

Major: Undeclared

Hobbies: Surfing, longboarding/skateboarding, playing guitar, clarinet, and a few other instruments

Why I Love Being a Note: You instantly feel like you are part of a music-loving family!

Eden Richardson

Grad Year: 2020

Hometown: Chester, NH 

Major: Psychology

Hobbies: Playing piano, guitar, and ukulele, watching Netflix, photography, baking, learning new ways to braid hair

Why I Love Being a Note: From day 1 of auditions, I felt genuinely accepted and liked by these girls - they are so funny and open and welcoming! I couldn't ask for a better group of gals to sing with.

Claire Esham

Grad Year: 2019

Hometown: Ocean City, MD

Major: English

Hobbies: Yoga, Singing, guitar, gardening

Why I Love Being a Note: I'm so fortunate to be in the Notables. Singing with these girls has offered me a place of community, laughter, and has given me the freedom to express myself. What I love about the Notes is the diversity of everyone and the infinite bond we all share.

Bridget Keaveney

Grad Year: 2020

Hometown: Portsmouth, NH

Major: Music Eduacation/Voice

Hobbies: Singing, guitar, theatre, spending time with friends and family

Why I Love Being a Note: Singing awesome tunes, and being around awesome people!

Emily Carville

Grad Year: 2020

Hometown: Pelham, NH

Major: Classics: Latin

Hobbies: Piano, makeup, singing, eating

Why I Love Being a Note: I love being a note because it's like a huge family that loves you no matter what. Being in the notes is more than just having fun singing with a group of girls but it's a bond that I know I'll never forget!

Kara Jutras

Grad Year: 2020

Hometown: Manchester NH

Major: Communication Sciences & Disorders

Hobbies: Playing guitar, singing, arts and crafts, and cuddling dogs

Why I Love Being a Note: Being part of the Notables was the missing piece to my puzzle! I had a hard time finding my place during my first semester here at UNH, but the Notes welcomed me with open arms. I love being able to do something I am passionate about with a wonderful group of ladies by my side!

Recent Alumni 

Michaela Barry '16

Lisamarie Flora '16

Becca Coyne '15

Kathryn Chisholm '15

Cayla Reddington '15

Sara Thirman '15

Jane Burnett '14

Monica Cusack '14

Jenny Donnavon '13

Hannah Hoban '13

Ashleigh McCarthy '1

Emma Huntoon '13

Lindsay Donovan '13

Shannon Thorner '13

We love our alumni! Thanks for your years of dedication to our group.

Once a Note, Always a Note!