Audiences have long enjoyed a wide range of musical stylings from singer/songwriter Joanne O’Brien. Hailed the Carole Lombard of cabaret, Joanne infuses humor, sultry charm, and a vocal quality that stands alone. Her soaring soprano and sultry chest tones are rooted in classical training with a degree in Opera from The University Of The Arts in Philadelphia. She has mastered the bridge from classical to broadway and pop while using her dulcet tones to perform inspirational music having been the opening inspirational artist for best-selling authors Marianne Williamson, James Van Praague, Dan Millman and most recently Shawn Achor, author of ‘The Happiness Advantage’ and PBS regular.
Joanne has performed in concert in over 300 cities from New York to Los Angeles. Her debut solo recording, ISN’T IT ALWAYS LOVE received rave reviews in BILLBOARD magazine. Her latest recording “THE HEART OF THE MATTER’ is a collection of inspirational and love songs. Both can be found on itunes and the LML Music label.(www.LMLMusic.com) Other theatrical credits include MY FAIR LADY at The Hollywood Bowl , ASSASSINS & On The Twentieth Century with REPRISE!, Sweeney Todd, The Sound Of Music, Oklahoma and she originated the role of Joan Crawford in the hilarious smash hit Judy’s Scary Little Christmas. Joanne is the co-host of THE AMAZING HOUR RADIO SHOW on the UBN Radio Network. (currently on hiatus)
A licensed practitioner of the Science Of Mind Joanne speaks regularly in Southern California on the power of thought and other New Thought Principles. She has facilitated a chanting and meditation service (Taize’) in North Hollywood for over 7 yrs. Joanne is a survivor of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and is happy to share her experience and mindset of surviving chemo and cancer.