JoAnna Marie Ford is an up and coming classical artist whose voice has moved audiences throughout the world. During her years at Morgan, JoAnna sang with the University Choir in such major venues as the Kennedy Center, Baltimore Basilica, and National Theater of Ghana. As a Fulbright Scholar in Germany, JoAnna studied musicology at the Humboldt University of Berlin, performed in recitals and concerts, and made her operatic debut as Despina in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti at the Weimar Lyric Opera Studio. Since her return to the U.S., JoAnna has brought charisma and grace to the roles of Treemonisha of Scott Joplin's Treemonisha, and Lucy of Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, Drusilla and Amore of Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea. Having recently graduated from the University of Michigan's School of Music with a masters of music in vocal performance, JoAnna has returned to Baltimore to teach, and perform in recitals and competitions.