Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef established the JMN Singers as a way of sharing the “Universal Language of Music” to audiences in the USA and abroad.

The MISSION of the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers is to build bridges of understanding, dissolve human misconceptions, nurture tolerance, and expand the strands of harmony across cultures through the powerful message of music.

Guided by the principles of musical excellence and artistic diveristy, Dr. Nachef is determined to showcase the group’s creative flair by performing music from varied eras and genres.


Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef
Founder/Conductor/Artistic Director

Kenner Bailey

Lauren Beale
Laurie De Clue
Kimberly Icasiano
Jane Lee
Joi Simpson
Lydia Tejada
Katherine White

Donna Gay Baldwin
Victoria Escamilla
Susan Leilua
Maya Veronique Perez-Kraus
Satomi Phillips
Trameka Richardson
Kimberly Simon
Linda Swanson

Glenn Alan Johnson
DeForest Kirkwood
Franklyn Mancia
Michael Seaman
Samuel Tejada
James Zucker

Byron Challoner
Richard Katz
Steve McClain
Rodney Rose
Sherdale Smith
Maza Zimmerman