Known for her sensibility and viral groove, Joannie can charm an audience as soon as she sings or strikes the drums.
She studied percussion with teachers Normand Hervieux, Alain Labrosse, Luc Boivin and Paul Picard and is now exploring indian drumming with master Puvialagan Mayarajah. Joannie has also been coached by great voices such as Catherine Bastarache and Vivienne Deane.
She is now active on local and international scenes such as Montreal and Berlin adding her touch with various renowned artists such as Lara Fabian, Marie-Josée Lord and Les Trois Accords.
She also galvanizes DJ sets, appears on TV, offers masterclasses and and is now producing a video blog featuring worldwide percussionists. In addition, Joannie composes and performs as a solo artist under the stage name Bea Box.
Joannie is a grant holder from Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec and is proudly sponsored by Meinl Percussion, Meinl Cymbals, Tama Drums and VicFirth Sticks.
Photo by Olivier Gendron