Vocal Coaching

In addition to being an accomplished performer Johanna is also an experienced vocal coach who is certified in the Voiceworks® method. She has been teaching vocals for over 15 years and is now on faculty in the vocal department at The Mount Royal Conservatory.
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Music Work/Teaching Experience

  • Faculty -Vocal department Mount Royal University Conservatory (Calgary)
  • Faculty -Vocal department MacEwan University, (Edmonton)
  • 15 years of private voice instruction- DeWAAL Music studio & Home studio (Calgary)
  • Freelance Vocalist/ Musical Director/ Recording artist since 1998 (World wide)
  • Somatic Voiceworks Level 1 (Douglas College, Vancouver BC. Canada)
  • Voiceworks® Associate instructor Certification Part 1 & 2. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Jazz Vocals & Improvisation workshop with Nancy Marano (New York, NY)
  • Banff School of Fine Arts/ Jazz Vocals & Improvisation with Sheila Jordan & Jay Clayton. Banff, AB
  • McEwan University/ Jazz performance, Music Diploma, Edmonton, AB
  • 2017 #1 on Canadian National Jazz Chart and ITUNES
  • 2012-Western Canadian Music Awards nomination: Best Urban Recording
  • 2011-E-jazz nomination: Top 20 Best Canadian Jazz Recordings
  • 2011- Richard Cowie Memorial Scholarship Award recipient.
  • 2008- Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards nomination: Best Female vocalist
  • 2008-Western Canadian Music Awards nomination: Best Urban Recording