biography

soprano

Joanna Brooke is a vibrant soprano based in Sydney. A regular performer of oratorio, Joanna has featured as the soprano soloist in Vivaldi's Gloria in D, Mozart's Requiem in D minor and Handel's Messiah. In 2021, she has enjoyed featuring with the Good Friday Messiah at Epping Baptist Church and the Hobart Orpheus Choir's St John Passion at St David's Cathedral, Hobart.

Taking to the operatic stage, Joanna made her debut with The Cooperative in March 2021 as First Priestess in Gluck's Ephigénie en Tauride and Shepherd in Puccini's Tosca.

Joanna looks forward to playing the role of Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Hobart Orpheus Choir in November.
A passionate educator, Joanna teaches singing. Joanna has taught at Queenwood School for Girls since 2019 as a voice teacher and enjoys teaching private students of all ages and voice types.
An accomplished choral conductor, Joanna is currently the director of the Jubilate Singers as well as conducting the Sydney Children's Choirs' Whitwell and Mini Singers. In 2020, Joanna was the proud recipient of River City Voices' Assistant Conductor Scholarship, under the leadership of Sarah Penicka-Smith. As a composer and performer of children's music, Joanna released two singles through ABC Music in 2020.