Joni Clare is a performing vocalist, songwriter, and vocal coach also training to be an Alexander Technique teacher. She graduated with a Bachelor of Art in Music degree in 2015 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her vocal repertoires started in classical, jazz, musical theater, and gospel and later specialized in extended vocal technique, experimental improvisation, composition, and vocal pedagogy.
Clare has been performing for seven years ranging from back-up singing, collaborative projects, and song-writing in her band, The City Pines. She released her first album 'Dividing Silence' in 2012 and an EP 'Harvest' in 2015. She is currently performing and writing for her band's second album in Portland, Oregon.
Clare is down to earth and has a strong, eclectic sound mixing original soul singing with classical and experimental training. She holds mature technical control while exploring the unknown to create a balance between the mechanical and spiritual voice.