Joanne Martinez Von Gonten
Joanne Martinez Von Gonten is a classical, opera and jazz vocalist, residing in South Florida. Ms. Von Gonten has performed roles with Florida Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Miami Lyric Opera, Florida Chamber Orchestra, Sociedad Pro Arte Gratelli, Hispanic-American Lyric Theatre, and Treasure Coast Opera, and has enjoyed the great privilege to work with Maestro Anton Guadagno and jazz drummer Duffy Jackson. When not performing, Ms. Von Gonten works tirelessly to promote and perpetuate the arts in the South Florida area, through Amici dell'Arte, the non-profit production company she founded with Cesar Cainas Milanes. Through partnerships with local and regional companies, Amici has produced many events and concerts, including semi-staged, concert versions of the operas "L'elisir d'amore" and "Lakme", and assists individual artists and local organizations to promote, produce and manage their productions. Ms. Von Gonten has also worked as a booking agent for local singers, musicians and other performing and visual artists, and is a Mary Kay Senior Independent Beauty Consultant and Team Leader.