Biography

Joelle Morris Mezzo Soprano

Originally from Evian, France, Joëlle Morris is a singer, actor, choral conductor and voice teacher.

Recognized for her warm mezzo voice and her ability to sparkle on stage, she is admired for her versatility, from the concert stage to the operatic arena, in intimate jazz settings and French cabaret or simply sharing her gifts as voice teacher and coach.

An active recitalist, Joëlle has sung across the United States, France and Switzerland, most notably in such prestigious halls as La Grange-au- Lac in Evian-les- Bains, at Le Château de Ripaille in Thonon, the festival La Belle Époque at Evian and at l’Espace Maurice Novarina featuring her original production of “Poèmes en Musique” a presentation of French composers and their inspiration of poetry.

Since relocating from France to Maine in 2011, Joelle regularly appears with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, the Mozart Mentor Orchestra, and given recitals at the Franco Center, Waterville Opera House, Nordica Auditorium, Jewett Hall and the Early Music Festival in Portland. In 2013, Joelle was featured on the “207” show on WCHS Channel 6 to highlight the release of her new Christmas album “C’est Noël!” with pianist Bridget Convey.

Joëlle holds a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the Lamont Conservatory in Denver Colorado and a Bachelor degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

Joelle in an Applied Music instructor of Voice at Colby College, UMF, and is the music director at L’Ecole Française du Maine in Freeport and the CODA Chorus in Winthrop