Brianne Chasanoff / About
Brianne Chasanoff blends her piano/vocals together seamlessly, emoting of what she has seen & experienced in love and human resiliency.Her arrangements, along with the depth of her vocal expressio "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
"Wow! Brianne Serenades you with her voice, and her lyrics and music soothe the soul...I can't get enough, and the listeners agree!"-DJ Kendall. Producer/Host: "3rd Stone From the Sun" on 91.7FM, WXCI
Brianne has shared the stage with various artists inlcluding Mary Fahl of the October Project, Susan Werner, and Grammy Award winner, Bill Miller. Some of her performances include The Towne Crier Cafe in Pawling, NY, Bodles Opera House in Chester, NY, Cafe Vivaldi in New York, NY, Googies Lounge, 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, Caffeine, South Norwalk, CT, and The Space, Hamden, CT. Brianne's music has been aired on WXCI 91.7 FM, where she had the pleasure of being a featured artist on two occasions for a one hour interview and live performance. Her music has been aired on the following radio stations:
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
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. Brianne's experiences and love for various styles of music shine through in her compositions, reaching listeners of all ages and tastes. She is also currently a local music teacher at Pawling Elementary School in Pawling, NY. She was a semi-finalist in the National Pantene Pro Voice Singer/Songwriter contest for two consecutive years for her songs, “Does it Still Sound the Same” and “Blinded.” Brianne's music has reached the top of the charts on Broadjam.com for various categories including pop and mixed vocals.
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”).