Johanna is a professional violinist based in South West England. She performs as one of the founding members of Kintsugi Music.
She was a member of Santiago Quartet for five years, during which time the Quartet’s album, Language of the Heart, featuring music by Astor Piazzolla and Will Todd, entered the official Specialist Classical Music Chart at #3, the Classical Album Chart at #7 and the Classic FM Chart at #9.
Live performances with Santiago Quartet included BBC Radio 3 In Tune, Radio 4 Front Row, BBC 6Music Tom Robinson Show and Resonance FM. Venues included The Troubadour, Crazy Coqs and The Purcell Room, where the Quartet appeared with electronic rock band Vex Red as part of Robert Smith’s ‘Meltdown’ Festival. The Quartet also recorded with Icelandic singer Ragga Gröndal.
Other engagements have included Sting Symphonicities tour, Sting Live in Berlin, Star Wars in Concert, Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Susan Boyle in Concert, Eliza and the Bear, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Parkinson, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera, Bath Philharmonia, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, X Factor Live Big Band Show, Dorset Opera, City of London Chamber Orchestra, RPO Resound, McFly, Orchestrate, Streetwise Opera, Spitalfields Apprentice Animator Scheme.