Tangena Church




Tangena Church live at The Carolina Opry

A native of North Carolina, Tangena brings a variety of performance experiences to The Carolina Opry stage. She began her singing career at four years of age at church and after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tangena traveled extensively abroad as a featured entertainer on various cruise lines and in the U.S. on the Broadway National Tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Other theater credits include Man of La Mancha, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Cabaret. Tangena and her husband Pete are the proud parents of beautiful Sadie Katherine Mishler and baby boy Deacon Mishler.



Q&A with Tangena


What’s your favorite phone app?

Candy Crush


Best book you ever read?

The Gospel of Matthew


Last Book you read?

A Matter of Choice


Favorite TV Show right now?



What has been your favorite thing in the show, since you have been here?


“And I Am Telling You” from Dreamgirls


Who are your musical influences?

Jim Williams, my high school choir director; Max Von Essen, a dear friend from college; Whitney, Celine, Barbra, and Bernadette:)


What is your favorite meal?

Any meal I share with my sweet family.


Do you have a favorite Grand Strand restaurant?


Ruth’s Chris


If you were stranded on an island what 3 items would you want to have with you?

Cell Phone(duh?), my Bible, mascara


Where in the world would you like to visit sometime, that you haven’t already been?



What is your favorite thing to do during your vacation weeks?

Disney, and visit family and friends back home.


What is your favorite pro sports team?

I’m not terribly devoted, but I gave my heart to the Yankees when I lived in NYC.


Do you have any pets?

A cat named Jesse.