Linell Vonkeman – Piano & Voice Instructor, Kindermusik Educator, Choir Director

Linell is a musician, a teacher, a huge geek and a hair brush rock star. She sings and plays piano in her church worship band, sang in choirs ever since she can remember, plays cello sometimes and loves to laugh as much as possible. Music has been her soul food since she was born and her love for her husband, family and friends is her rock.

Linell finished her B.Mus (Piano and Music ed) in 2010 and recently completed her M.Mus specializing in musicology and music education – congrats Miss Linell! She is teaching piano, voice and Kindermusik at Joyful Sounds, as well as directing the Joyful Sounds Kids Chorale.

She has a funny accent, loves cooking and dislikes scary stuff

Hometown: Potchefstroom, South Africa

Education: Masters in Music Education and Ethnomusicology

Favorite Pastimes: Cooking, photography, camping and travelling

Instruments I play: Piano, Voice, Drums and a little Cello

Favorite Band/Artist: Celine Dion, Beyonce, Diana Krall, Muse, Coldplay… Too broad to mention

Best Advice Given or Favourite Quote: Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat