Brianne Chasanoff is known for her “sultry voice, and she writes dark, melodic songs about love” – 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. “My songs often come from pain and sorrow. I feel there is something beautiful in pain which a song can come out of.”
She 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 Woolsey Hall in New Haven, CT, The Towne Crier Cafe in Pawling, NY, Bodles Opera House in Chester, NY, Cafe Vivaldi in New York, NY, Googies Lounge in New York, NY, Caffeine in South Norwalk, CT, The Space in Hamden, CT, Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT and various cafes and private venues. 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 can also be heard on Harris Radio (Live 365 internet radio)(New York City), WVKR 91.3 FM( Poughkeepsie,Ny),
WFCS 107.7 FM (New Britain, CT), WAPJ 89.9 FM (Torrington,CT), WXCI 91.7 (Danbury, CT), and WPSR 1610 AM (Purchase, NY). Brianne reached the semi-finals in the National Pantene Pro Voice Singer/Songwriter contest for two consecutive years-including once for the song "Does It Still Sound The Same". Her recordings have also reached the top of the charts on Broadjam.com
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 just recently completed 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”).
"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