Joanne is the first Singaporean to graduate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with an MA in Music Directing (Piano Performance, Accompaniment, Arranging and Conducting). She was nominated for Best Musical Direction in Broadway World’s West End Awards and is currently an Associate Artist with the Singapore Repertory Theatre. Joanne specialises in piano and keyboard music for the theatre and can often be heard in the band, playing for musicals both in Singapore and internationally.
Recent music directing credits include The LKY Musical (Metropolitan Productions), Fun Home (Pangdemonium), Urinetown, Spring Awakening (Lasalle), Chicken Little, Red Riding Hood, Peter Rabbit, Three Little Pigs, Treasure Island, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Junior Claus (SRT’s Little Company), The Addams Family (Edinburgh Fringe), Nine (RCS), Songs for a New World (Theatre Lab Productions) and Triple Threats (Pangdemonium).
Other selected piano performance credits include Wicked, La Vie En Rose, Aida, Company, Betty Blue Eyes, Cabaret, Spelling Bee, A Chorus Line and Legally Blonde. Joanne currently teaches Musical Theatre at Lasalle College of the Arts and has also trained performers at Universal Studios Singapore, NUS, SOTA and Stamford American School.