Arnold, voice: classical, musical theatre
Joanne Arnold, soprano earned a Graduate Performance Diploma from Longy School of Music, and a BA in Drama from Franklin Pierce College.
She is a two-time Rhode Island Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Festival 1st place winner as well as a two time recipient of the Arts Education Fellowship from the Rhode Island Foundation.
She is in demand as a voice teacher and adjudicator. Joanne was honored to speak at the 2012 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, Guangzhou, China on music in film. She is a founding member of the chamber ensemble Queens River Trio. She established and directs the all female youth ensemble voci angeli.
Her performing credits range from opera to musical theatre, art song concerts to church music. Recent appearances include Madame Dindon in La Cage aux Folles and the Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd. She premiered the role of Mrs. Vane in Portrait of Dorian Gray: the Musical. Joanne has appeared with Ocean State Lyric Opera, Opera Providence, Salt Marsh Opera and with Il Piccolo teatro dell’Opera at the Courthouse Center for the Arts. Concert appearances include the Mozart Coronation Mass, Mozart Requiem, Schubert Mass in G, Verdi Te Deum, Trinity Episcopal Church Advent and Lenten Concert Series (Newport, RI), Dunns Corner Summer Series (Westerly, RI), Linden Place Ballroom (Bristol, RI), Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingston, RI), and the Rededication Ceremony for the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge at Pettaquamscutt Cove (Narragansett, RI).