Vanessa Joy Biography
Acclaimed by the press for her thrilling performance and pure soulful and interpretive style soprano Vanessa Joy is known internationally for her rich, pure, angelic voice and skilled showmanship. Vanessa has performed with the St. Andres Catholic Cathedral Orchestra in Germany, Concerto Orchestra in Santiago and Concepcion, Chile, Timpanogos Symphony, Idaho State Civic Symphony, Snow College Symphony, White Mountain Symphony, Salt River Symphony, Tempe Symphony Orchestra, Madison Presents Symphony.
Vanessa had the distinct honor to be awarded the USO Challenge Coin singing for the United Service Organization at the Wounded Warrior Center in Frankfurt, Germany. She sang for the U.S. Ambassador in Cairo, Egypt for the 9th Anniversary of The Daniel Pearl World Music Days. She performed Peace With Music Concerts in Israel, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, Chile, Jordan, Germany and Canada.
Vanessa starred in her first Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta at the young age of 13 and was awarded Best Actress and Best Singer in the National Jr. Honor Society. Vanessa was awarded a music scholarship and graduated with her degree in Music from Brigham Young University. Vanessa received the State Music Contest Festival Award three consecutive years and two years with the National Federation Music Festival. She was awarded a Finalist of the Federation of Music Clubs Competition and Awarded The All-American Hall of Fame Choral Honor.
She has recorded 8 solo albums, modeled for Step Two Company, written 3 books, is a keynote speaker and is a faculty presenter at BYU Campus Education Week. She is a member of Enrichment Through The Arts Program where she presents Masters Classes.