Joy Shewan


CSSM since 1994

MEd & BS (Roberts Wesleyan College)

Teachers: Robert Shewan and Judith Coen

Vocal Coaches: Pam Gilmore, Elaine Purcell Smith

Professional Affiliations (past and present):

Freudig Singers of Western New York
Buffalo Schola Cantorum
Ars Nova
Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus
Orchard Park Chorale
Robert Shewan Chorale and Chamber Singers
Professional Activity:

Private Voice Instructor, 30+ years
Adjunct Voice Faculty, Roberts Wesleyan College 1993-2006
Coordinator of Division of Fine Arts Newsletter, Roberts Wesleyan College
Coordinator of Musical Ensemble Tours, Roberts Wesleyan College
Manager, Robert Shewan Chorale
Other: Soloist and recitalist in Rochester and Buffalo, NY regions

Joy lives with her husband, Paul, in Rochester, NY. She is mother to Emily (Britton), David, Aaron, and Lydia. She enjoys quilting, photography, gardening, crafting, Scrabble, thrifting, and collecting and listening to recordings of professional singers.