A Soprano, currently serving as Director of Choir and Musical Theatre at St. Thomas University in Miami, FL. Dr. Turner has performed in iconic venues including Carnegie Hall, The Vatican, Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Symphony Space, and Palau des les Artes. A Bachelor's degree of Music in vocal performance obtained from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and a Master's degree of Music in contemporary performance and production from the Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership & Innovation from St. Thomas University.
A well-rounded, versatile musician, she has industry experience in performing, teaching, writing, and working in the music business. As a SAG/AFTRA performer in theatre, film, tv, and radio, favorite credits include International touring with Disney Live!, the Nickelodeon at Sea cruise ship, Summerstock Theatre, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and theme parks. Past Opera performances with Amore Opera, Regina Opera, NY Lyric Opera, NY Oratorio Society, Opera America, and Opera Viva! Past favorite NYC Jazz/Cabaret gigs at The Metropolitan Room, The Cutting Room, Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Lounge, Silvana, Toshi’s Living Room, Piano’s, and The Bitter End.
As a K-12 educator, Ms. Turner has music directed at St. Joseph’s Regional Catholic School (Salem, NH), Boston Bridge Charter School, John Engeman Theatre, Brooklyn Arts Council, Inside Broadway, 92Y, TADA Youth Theatre, Mainstages, and also maintains a private voice, piano, and songwriting studio. Ms. Turner has first-hand experience in the entertainment industry, working behind the scenes for Concord Music Publishing, New Victory/New 42nd St Theatre, Radio Disney, Boston Symphony Hall, and Broadway Across America.