Joanna Banta currently serves as the Chorale Department Assistant and Accompanist at Valley Christian High School and teaches a full private voice and piano studio. Joanna Banta graduated from Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, and was a Regional and All-State Choir participant her freshman through senior years. Mrs. Banta studied piano/voice at Arizona State University, on a full ride academic scholarship and a full ride choral scholarship, and graduated with both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Vocal Performance. Mrs. Banta is an active member of NATS and offers many performing opportunities for her students. When she isn’t teaching her private students and accompanying the high school choirs, Mrs. Banta sings in the choir at Desert Palms Church and performs regularly at local churches and retirement communities. Beyond her musical activities, Mrs. Banta is married and has two children.