B.Mus. (WSU) and M.Mus. in Vocal Performance (Univ. of Akron). Her specialties include song writing and popular and classical singing styles. She has performed with the Opera Funatics, the Columbus Light Opera, the Dayton Opera, the Dayton Playhouse and clubs and churches nationwide. Joy has released 3 CDs of original songs which are available at McCutcheon Music.
Reneé Franck – Reed
Reneé majored in Opera, Oratorio, and Art Song at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, and has maintained a private vocal studio in Dayton, Ohio for over 25 years. Many of her students have gone on to major conservatory and university music programs and professional music careers throughout the country. While at CCM, she had the privilege of working with Leonard Bernstein, Robert Shaw, James Levine, Aaron Copeland, Eleanor Steber and renowned opera bass, Italo Tajo. Renee sang opera regionally for many years and was managing resident artist of The OperaFunatics for 25 years. For the last 10 years, Renee’s performing focus has been Musical Theatre. She is known for her solid vocal technique and acting abilities. To read Reneé’s full biography click here.
Brett is from Kettering, where he attended Kettering Fairmont High school. He studied voice at both Ohio University in Athens and Wright State for 4 years collectively. He was a professional singer/actor for 12 years and has directed/music directed/conducted shows throughout the area. Brett has maintained a private studio in the Centerville area since 2003.
Teaches only male voice students age 16 and up
Edward has a MM in Music Ed from State University of New York at Fredonia. Before moving to Dayton he was the Pianist/Music Director for the Rochester Lyric Opera and a Tenor and Sectional Leader for the Rochester Oratorio Society. Edward is currently an elementary music teacher for Fairfield City Schools.