Monique  Gannon
Voice Instructor
Academy of the Arts

Since earning her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance at New England Conservatory, Monique has gone on to perform in various venues. She has been a featured performer with the North Carolina Theatre, Raleigh Little Theatre, Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, Kennedy Theatre, Temple Theatre, Burning Coal Theatre and Theatre in the Park.

Her vocal concerts across the country have included appearances with the North Carolina Symphony, Solaris Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco and the Rochester Romantic Symphony. Monique premiered her one woman show at the exclusive Rrazz Room in San Francisco in 2010. She opened for twice Grammy nominated singer Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco in 2007, reappeared at the Castro Theatre in August of 2012 to perform her new and improved one woman show and most recently performed her show at the Southside Center for the Arts and Humanities in Birmingham, AL. Monique is currently the Soprano section leader at the Southside Baptist Church. She is represented by SALT Model and Talent in Atlanta and has been featured on television and commercials.

Monique has also done post-graduate work with the University of Miami in Salzburg, Austria, Oberlin College in Urbania, Italy and the Bay Area Summer Opera Theatre Institute in San Francisco. Monique created MasterCamp, a summer arts program in Raleigh, NC, and served as Artistic Director from 2009-2012. She has taught privately for the last 10 years.

Monique currently has students studying at exceptional schools including The Berklee College of Music in Boston, Elon University and Ohio Northern University. One of her students just concluded a year-long Broadway National Tour of “MoTown” as “Little Michael Jackson.”