Jann- Singer producer and vocal instructor – has worked with thousands of talented singer’s, songwriter’s, musicians, and performers over the past 30 years. She attended Brigham Young University specializing in the Fine Arts Program with an MDT (Music Dance and Theatre) major. Her extensive experience as a performer and an educator make Jann uniquely qualified and a very effective teacher.
She was a featured soloist with the BYU Young Ambassadors for over 2 years. She has performed leading roles in Hello Dolly, Annie, (as Grace and Hannigan) Chess, Sunday in the Park with George, Song and Dance, King and I, Oklahoma, and Woman of the Year. Jann was the soloist for the LDS World Wide Woman’s Conference in 1984 when she sang the original composition by Michael McLean ‘You’re Not Alone”. She has also performed around the world including the New Orleans World’s Fair, the 60 day ‘Jerash Festival’ in Jordan for King Hussein, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Yugoslavia, Hong Kong, Beijing, and various cities in Japan including Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nagoya.
From 1988-2004 Jann owned and directed On Stage Productions. She specialized in vocal training, audition preparation, and artist development. Jann has also directed and produced productions for Usana, Honda Corporation, Suzuka Circuit NASCAR, and the Novell Convention.
Jann’s students have participated in some Special Performances including a Tribute to Mohammed Ali, Close to Home, KSL and Helen Reddy Symphony Hall, Desert Storm USO Tour Merrill Osmond, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat with Donny Osmond at Kingsbury Hall, the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics, and The Forgotten Carols with Michael McLean. Working with Lemons, LDS Primary CD,…
Jann was first introduced to Seth Riggs in 1981 (the master of Speech Level Singing) when she was 15 years old and continued to work with Seth and certify as an SLS vocal instructor in 2011. Jann has also worked with Dean Kaelin, Greg Enriquez, Dave Stroud, Jeffrey Skouson, and Wendy Parr.
Jann continues to work with many professional Musical Theatre Performers, Theme Parks, and recording artists. Her students have gone on to pursue careers in the following: