Summary ProfileWith her first solo singing performance at age 4, the stage bug bit and Jann has never been very far away from a stage all her life.
Being actively involved in any MC work, music or drama productions that were available; she landed up performing for CAPAB in a lead role in Fiddler on The Roof at age 16, and for WITS as a lead role in The Boyfriend at age 18.
During school, Jann was largely involved with a local band lead by Andrew Tracey playing guitar and often went solo leading music evenings for Christian and school camps, often being chosen as a camp leader for the young primary school kids, where she organized games and musical evenings for the youngsters. Shortly after leaving school she joined her first band as lead vocalist and on Sundays, she was a Sunday School Leader where all the children congregated before their classes, for a sing along and the weekly lesson.
At the age of 17, Jann began voice training at Wits University with Joyce Barker, with whom she trained for eight years, covering classical, opera, light voice, stage production and microphone vocal techniques.
Jann has toured extensively, performing all over, from Hong Kong, Malaysia, and UK to neighbouring countries such as Botswana and Swaziland. She also was invited to perform at the Miss South Africa Pageant at Sun City. Jann is also an accomplished and sought after voice over artist and MC, ranging from children’s themed parties (Hannah Montana parties were her specialty) to formal Corporate Functions and she is a backing vocalist and voice over artist in studios. She has also written, narrated and helped produce a number of Pre-Primary ‘End of Year’ pageants, working extensively with young children.
Jann has such an incredible stage presence, and is a remarkable frontline performer, with a very strong, rich and deep singing voice; and is well known for her well annunciated and entertaining public speaking qualities.