Joanna Wallfisch Resume

EDUCATION

  • Master of Music in Voice & Jazz Performance, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. 2010-2012

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art: Central Saint Martins London. 2006-2009

  • Diploma in Fine Arts and Illustration,  École Superior des Beaux Arts, Paris. 2008

  • Diploma in Fine Arts: Chelsea College, University of The Arts, London 2005-2006:

  • Extra Certifications

  • Certification in Psychology - University of Toronto, 2019

  • Lynn Kliener Music Rhapsody Specialization in Early Childhood Music Education, 2020

 

STUDIED WITH 

Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Kate McGarry, Jo Lawry, Pete Churchill, Lee Gibson, Kate Baker, Tina May, Gerald White, Lesley Leighton.

 

RECORD LABEL / MANAGEMENT / AGENT / PUBLISHERS

Sunnyside Records

University of Western Australia Press, 2019-present

Mark Tavern Management (2013-2015) 

Reggie Marshall of Mars Jazz Agency, 2016- present

Vamnation Commercial Agency, 2014-2018

Serious, London - 2010-2012

Dune Records, London - 2004-2006

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

  • Banff Centre Songwriters In Residence, Banff Centre of the Arts, Canada, 2018 

  • Banff Centre Musicians In Residence, Banff Centre of the Arts, Canada, 2017 

  • Summer Labs Artist in Residence, National Sawdust, New York City, NY. 2017 

  • ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, Columbia University, NY, NY, 2016

  • Banff Centre Musicians In Residence, Banff Centre of the Arts, Canada, 2015

EMPLOYMENT AS MUSIC EDUCATOR

  • Los Angeles College Of Music, LA, CA. 2018 - present: Songwriting Faculty; Role includes teaching the following classes: Songwriting and Voice /History of Song / Lyric Writing / Guitar / Contemporary Performance  

  • Founder of “Little Whale Music” - Early Childhood Music Education Group

  • Urban Voices Project, Los Angeles. 2018 - present: Assistant Program Director for “Family Sing”; Trauma Informed Early Childhood Music Program 

  • LA Care, Los Angeles. 2018 - present: Assistant Program Director for “Family Sing”; Trauma Informed Early Childhood Music Program 

  • Big Sur Fiddle Camp 2020, California: Songwriting and Vocal Coach

  • Hollywood Music Workshop 2020, LA: Songwriting / Vocal Lector + Workshop Leader

  • Bloom School of Music and Dance, Los Angeles, 2017-present: Music Educator - voice, piano, guitar, choir, songwriting. 

  • Private Teaching Studio, LA: Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Songwriting

  • Eagles’ Nest Pre-School Los Angeles, 2017-present: Music Educator

  • Jules 4 Music, 2017 - present: Music Educator

  • Timbalooloo, New York, 2013-2017 : Music Educator

  • South Pasadena Music Conservatory, 2018: Voice + Piano Teacher

  • Denver School of the Arts, CO, 2018: Teaching Artist Songwriting and Voice

  • Mt Hood Community College, OR. 2017: Teaching Artist Songwriting and Voice

  • Scenic View High School, Medford, Oregon. 2017: Teaching Artist 

  • Songbound Children’s Choir, Mumbai, India 2016: Non-Profit

  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 2012-2013: Music Teacher

  • Jazz at Lincoln Centre, New York. 2012-2013: Teaching Artist

  • Spitalfields Music Festival with the English Consort, London. 2011: Teaching Artist

 

DISCOGRAPHY

Original Releases Under Own Name

Far Away From Any Place Called Home (2019 Sea Gardens Publishing | ASCAP | PRS)

Blood and Bone (2018 Sea Gardens Publishing | ASCAP | PRS)

Gardens in My Mind (Sunnyside Records, 2016)

The Origin Of Adjustable Things (Sunnyside Records, 2015)

Wild Swan (2011 Sea Gardens Publishing | ASCAP | PRS)

 

Appears On as Featured Vocalist / Songwriter

Pressure (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Movie Score Media. 2015)

The Acoustic Guitar Project (2013 This Amazing Moment LLC)

The Abyssinian Mass, Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Blue Engine Records, 2014.

Hillshire Farms, (National Commercial - New Math Music 2013 - 2018)

All The Beautiful Things, (Original Soundtrack - Sundance Official Selection 2014)

Dear Wendy (Original Soundtrack Movie Score Media, 2006) Film by Wim Wenders.

 

BOOK PUBLICATION

The Great Song Cycle: Portland to Los Angeles on Two Wheels and a Song

University of Western Australia Press, 2019

 

FILM RELEASES

The Great Song Cycle, Down Under:

A documentary about Joanna’s zero-emissions concert tour through Australia by bicycle

FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:

The Geelong International Film Festival 2020

The Prague Monthly International Film - Finalist 2020

Andromeda International Film Festival 2020

SELECTION OF PERFORMANCES and APPEARANCES TO DATE

 

The Henry Miller Library, CA 2020 | The Geelong International Film Festival 2020 | The Prague Monthly International Film - Finalist 2020 | Andromeda International Film Festival 2020 | Lima Jazz Festival, Peru. 2019 | SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, Toronto,  2019 | Joe’s Pub Theatre, New York 2019 | Zedel’s Theatre, London, 2019 | The Phoenix Theatre, Hampshire, UK. 2019 | MONA,Tasmania, 2019 | National Concert Hall, Dublin. 2018 | Jazz Club Unterfahrt, Munich. 2018 | The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, UK. 2018 | Pizza Express Jazz Club, London UK. 2018 | The Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, 2015, ’17 & ’18 | The Blue Whale, LA. 2015,’16 & ’18 | Astoria Tenor Guitar Gathering, Astoria Oregon 2018 | Boston Court Theatre, Pasadena, LA. 2018 | The Woodford Folk Festival, Australia. 2018 | Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne, Australia. 2018 | Sunflower Theatre, Colorado, 2018 | Dazzle Jazz Club, Denver. CO. 2018 | An Die Musik, Baltimore. 2017 | Rockwood Music Hall, NYC. 2015, ’16, ’17, ’18, ’19 | Piedmont Pianos, Oakland , 2017 | National Sawdust, NYC, 2016 & 2017 | Siskiyou Jazz Series, Ashland Oregon. 2017 | Canmore Arts Place, Canmore, Canada. 2017 | Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem, Israel. 2017 | Mezzrow Jazz Club, NYC, 2016 & ’17 | Salisbury International Music Festival, UK. 2014 & ’15 | Rug Time Jazz, Osaka, Japan. 2015 | Smalls Jazz Club, NYC 2013 & ’15 | The Prague Castle, Prague. 2014 | Kennedy Centre, (with JALCO) DC,  2013 | Rose Theatre, (with JALCO) NY, NY, 2013 | The Barbican Centre, (with JALCO) London, 2012…

 

OUTREACH and CHARITABLE WORK:

Songbound - UK Based Charity bringing music education to marginalized children in India

Urban Voices Project - USA: Bringing trauma informed music education to the Skid Row Community of people experiencing homelessness 

Cisarua Learning: Non-profit that builds learning centers for refugees in Indonesia

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