Joanna Turner founded Warminster Community Choir in September 2012. Joanna Studied music at the University of Surrey Roehampton where she underwent training in choral training and conducting and majored in composing. She then furthered her studies at Roehampton University doing a Master’s Degree in Music Therapy.
Joanna has worked with many choirs instrumentally in schools and is an experienced musical director and vocal trainer. Joanna has worked with students who have furthered their careers both in pop music and in the west end.
Warminster community choir is based around having fun; As choral director Joanna likes to use both her skills as a musician and therapist to strengthen the choir both vocally and emotionally in the performances. She believes that what makes a finished product is an emotional engagement in the music by the participants and the audience and this is her ethos behind the choir.