Brianne Chasanoff -
"Brianne Chasanoff is known for her “sultry voice, and she writes dark, melodic songs about love” – Laurel Tuohy ; Danbury News Times. Brianne's passionate vocals speak to the listener intimately through her sensitivity and her depth of emotional expression. Her angelic voice has a soothing, natural clarity.
"Beautiful, creative, and original music, Brianne Chasanoff is a phenomenal performer, which is rare for modern music. Her CD, "Broken", is a must for any audiofile collection."
- Billy Dee ; Dj @ WAPJ 89.9 FM Torrington, CT Folk-n-Rock Show
Brianne has shared the stage with various national touring artists inlcluding Mary Fahl of the October Project, Susan Werner, and Grammy Award winner, Bill Miller. Some of her performances include The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Emerging Artists Showcase), Hillsdale, NY, Infinity Music Hall, Norfolk, CT, The Merryall Center for the Performing Arts, New Milford, CT, The Towne Crier Cafe in Pawling, NY, Bodles Opera House in Chester, NY, Cafe Vivaldi in New York, NY, Googies Lounge, New York, NY, Leftfield on Ludlow, New York, NY, Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT, Post University in Naugatuck, CT, Rockland Community College in Suffern, NY, The Mews in Provincetown, MA, The Fairbanks Inn, Provincetown, MA, The Highlands Inn, Bethlehem, NH, Caffeine, South Norwalk, CT, and The Space, Hamden, CT. Brianne's music has been aired on Hudson Valley's WHUD 100.7 FM (Artist Spotlight Series where she had the pleasure of being a featured artist and interviewed by radio DJ, Andy Bale. Her music has been aired on various radio stations including:
Hudson Valley's WHUD 100.7 FM (Artist Spotlight)
Pandora Radio (Internet)
Spotify Radio (Internet)
Harris Radio (Live 365 internet radio) New York, NY
WVKR 91.3 FM Poughkeepsie, NY
WPSR 1610 FM Purchase, NY
WAPJ 89.9 FM Torrington, CT
WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain, CT
WXCI 91.7 FM Danbury, CT
WSHE 105.5 Fort Lauderdale, FL
WOMR 92.1 FM Provincetown, MA
WIOX 91.3 FM Roxbury, CT
WMNR 88.1 FM Monroe, CT
Brianne is a classically trained vocalist and pianist, who's been accompanying musicals, chorus ensembles, church services, and recitals for years, playing various styles of music from Broadway and classical to pop. She has also performed as a vocalist for various church services, weddings, and other private venues such as a Benefit Concert for the Canter Fitzgerald Fund for 9/11 and a Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook Elementary. Brianne's experiences and love for various styles of music shine through in her compositions, reaching listeners of all ages and tastes. She is a local music teacher at Pawling Elementary School in Pawling, NY where she passes on her love of music to children ages pre-K-5. She was a semi-finalist in the National Pro Voice Singer/Songwriter contest for two consecutive years for her songs, “Does it Still Sound the Same” and “Blinded.” Brianne recently achieved the Gold Record Award winning first place in the pop artist of the month contest in the International Singer Songwriters Association. ( ISSA )
A graduate of Western Connecticut State University, Brianne received her Bachelor's of Science in Music Education with a concentration in classical voice and piano. She attended a Songwriting Workshop at the Berklee School of Music in Boston, MA. and went on to complete her Master's Degree in Studio Composition at SUNY Purchase, where she had the pleasure of working with professors Joel Thome (arranger for Frank Zappa), Jim McElwaine (Muppet Babies), and David Gluck (virtuoso mallet performer/ drummer and founder of "Rhythm and Brass”).