BLACKBOARD JUNGLE HAS
BECOME AN EDMONTON
INSTITUTION.

KERRY DIOTTE
 
 
 
RHONDA WITHNELL

The coveted position down front and center belongs to the lovely Rhonda Withnell. A local girl who meant to leave but was so busy working, never had time to pack.

Ms Withnell's life and living is centred around voice. Rhonda is known for her perfect pitch, warm, round toned voice and range. Not only does she sing all the pretty stuff in BBJ she also sings lead on the likes of Led Zepplin, AC/DC and Michael Jackson – kid you not! She teaches voice at Grant MacEwan University as well as privately.

Some of her more notable performance credits have been with - SNL's musical director Lenny Pickett, Jazz city, Tommy Banks, Sheila Jordon, The RCA Big Band, and opening act for Mark Murphy as well Oliver Jones. She has toured with Alberta Opera Touring, sang "Belle" for a Fringe adaptation of Beauty and Beast, lent her voice to the A & E Channel for a soundtrack and has performed at many benefits.

 

RECORDINGS AND BANDS
The Craft / Degrees of Freedom, Don Bradshaw and Rhonda Withnell / Once Was Rhonda Withnell – If I Ruled the World

She has also played with the bands and ensembles of Better Days, The Craft, Wine Women & Song, Divine, Aura and Don Bradshaw.